The aviation pioneer made Toledo one of his proving grounds for his lighter-than-air craft.
On the same day in 1972, two Toledo institutions announce plans to close their venerable doors.
With very little fanfare save a front-page announcement, a thin fourteen-page edition marked the end of the The Toledo News-Bee on August 2, 1938.
December 31, 1949, was the last day for Toledo’s last streetcar line, the Long Belt.
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.
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.