Tag Archives: Steward Manor

2016 Reunion

Join Steward Manor friends old and new for another fun potluck lunch in the picnic area near the swimming pool (we may also be at the larger adjacent picnic area just across the street) starting at noon on Saturday, September … Continue reading

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December at Steward Manor

December was always one of my favorite times of year, growing up at Steward Manor in the 1980s. Football season was at its peak; and most of my friends were diehard Redskins or Cowboys fans during those halcyon days of … Continue reading

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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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“Parcel C”: The third and final phase of Steward Manor Apartments

This July 28, 1960 land survey by Ben Dyer Associates illustrates the layout of Parcel C—the third and final construction phase of Steward Manor Apartments. The most ambitious of the three phases, Parcel C essentially included three entirely new streets: … Continue reading

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“Parcel B”: The Second Phase of Steward Manor Apartments

This survey, originally dated 12/4/59 and signed by Ben Dyer, shows “Parcel B”—the second of three phases of construction that produced Steward Manor Apartments. Parcel B is comprised of the block of Woodland Ct. west of Parkside Dr. (building numbers … Continue reading

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“Parcel A”: The First Phase of Steward Manor Apartments

Above is one of the first surveys by Ben Dyer Associates showing construction of Steward Manor Apartments. The area oft-mentioned in deeds and other land records as “Parcel A” is very clearly represented here, in this drawing dated 4/11/58 (and … 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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Steward Manor | Original Plat Surveys, 1959/60s

Steward Manor | Original Plat Surveys, 1959/60s, a set on Flickr. These are photos I shot last week of the original plat survey drawings by Ben Dyer Associates, Inc. (many signed by Mr. Dyer himself) of Steward Manor Apartments. These … Continue reading

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