Date: Thu, 1 Dec 1994 09:50:13 EST From: Vicki Rosenzweig 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