The Fiberglas tower is seeing some new life, but a lot of hopes were pinned on its construction.
The Westwood Art Theater was a West Toledo landmark for all the wrong reasons. It’s gone from a theater to a “private club” to closed but now a neighborhood group is looking into the building’s possibilities.
The Jeep Administration building was a landmark in central Toledo until it was imploded on a Saturday morning in April, 1979.
From the 40s to the 80s, a golf oasis lived at the corner of Talmadge and Monroe. And I have photos!
Home to several landmark Toledo businesses in its 50-year heyday, The Colony Shopping Center was also know to catch on fire – a lot. Finally in 2013, what was left of The Colony was torn down.
I went back to Ohio, and my school had been totally rebuilt! The old one was gone forever.
When it comes to retail in Toledo, the Franklin Park Mall churns on like a juggernaut, The Andersons is a powerhouse, Southwyck is gone entirely, but Westgate is a shadow of its former self.