Famous Historical Street Names

When the plat was developed around 1916 by Charles Kettering and Edward Deeds for housing development for workers at nearby Dayton Wright Airplane Company, the streets were named for famous scientist Thomas Edison (renamed Blanchard Ave. for Thomas Blanchard Assembly Line) Charles Steinmetz (electrical wizard), Guglielmo Marconi (radio) and Robert Fulton (steamboats and first practical sub and torpedoes).