Elaine Higgins was a fixture in downtown Toledo in the 1970s and 1980s.
The Fiberglas tower is seeing some new life, but a lot of hopes were pinned on its construction.
The West Toledo Expressway – an 8.8 mile section of Interstates 75 and 475 – opened in December, 1970. Sylvania felt snubbed.
The Commodore Perry, still standing at Superior and Jefferson downtown, spent 53 years as Toledo’s top hotel.
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?