The aviation pioneer made Toledo one of his proving grounds for his lighter-than-air craft.
I started writing about the Lorraine Motor Hotel but somehow ended up at the Jefferson Avenue Circus.
A spectacular fire in May of 1975 brought down the Tiedtke’s building at Summit and Adams. But what brought Tiedtke’s, the business, down?
“You’ll talk about nothing else for weeks!” The Toledo Paramount Theater at Adams and Huron stood for 36 years, was torn down in 1965 for parking, and has unfortunately mostly been forgotten.
The long-forgotten Spielbusch Armory burned in December, 1934 in a spectacular fire.
The ice broke on the Maumee in March, 1908, and the steamer Yuma, torn from its mooring, took out a good chunk of the former Cherry Street Bridge.
The Fiberglas tower is seeing some new life, but a lot of hopes were pinned on its construction.