Category Archives: Photos

Photos of the people and places within Steward Manor over the years.

Halloween at Steward Manor

Is everyone ready for Halloween? Steward Manor was a fantastic place to go trick-or-treating in the 1980s, as I (and my dentist) can attest. This 1993 photo from the Rental Office’s collection shows some costumed staff members getting a head … Continue reading

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Steward Manor vs. Fire

I received this great overhead shot of Laurel Rescue 49 leaving its station and turning onto Lafayette Avenue in September, 1974 from retired Captain John Floyd II. In the background is the familiar footpath behind Morris Drive, with an old … Continue reading

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People + Locations ÷ Time: revisiting (and recreating) your vintage Steward Manor photos

Many former residents have posted some phenomenal old photos on our Facebook page, some of which are also archived here in the Photos section. Most depict kids who were several years older than I was at the time, (we’re talking … Continue reading

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The Pool

On a beautiful, late summer day like today, who wouldn’t want to take a dip in the Steward Manor swimming pool? These various photos from the rental office collection are undated, but most appear to be from the mid 1990s … Continue reading

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Peephole to the Past

Here’s an unusual shot I took as a kid circa 1985, just to see if it would come out. It’s a distorted view from our our apartment door peephole at 100 Bryan Ct. #202. Despite the focus (or lack thereof), … Continue reading

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1998: Looking Back… Again

1998 was a special year for me. I’d been out of college for a year and working on exciting projects at my first design firm, Studio A. The previous 5 years had been a blur, between school and work; and … Continue reading

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Gray, Brown, Black… and Butter Yellow?

Steward Manor’s hallways have seen many a coat of paint over the years, as these handrails at 104 Morris Dr. (above) and 106 Woodland Ct. (below) can attest. From behind the chipped edges of the current gray paint, we can … Continue reading

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Postmark: 1960

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of an extensive walk-through of Steward Manor with fellow historian and former resident Jim Smart. Just one of many little details we discovered is this clear date stamp near the front leg of the old … Continue reading

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My Mom’s Camera/Time Machine

Here’s a photo of my mom standing in the playground beside 8 Morris Drive—the same playground that contained the big slide shown in the previous post. To the left is part of what was also the biggest see-saw in the … Continue reading

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The Big Slide

You probably wouldn’t want to be on Steward Manor’s tallest sliding board on a sweltering day like today, as that metal was HOT. On this nice September day in 1980, though, it wasn’t bad at all.

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