Date: Thu, 1 Dec 1994 09:50:13 EST

From: Vicki Rosenzweig murphy!acmcr!vr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UUNET.UU.NET

Subject: Re: 'the' in place names (Kaye)

So "the Heights" for "Washington Heights" is a recent development

(I'm only 31, and grew up in Queens, so I can't speak to what it

was being called more than, say, 10 years ago, except to note that

my mother said "Washington Heights" (she lived there for a few years

in the late 1940s).

Vicki Rosenzweig

vr%acmcr.uucp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]

New York, NY