It took nineteen years for the Franklin Park Mall to go from idea to reality before it finally opened in July, 1971.
The Jeep Administration building was a landmark in central Toledo until it was imploded on a Saturday morning in April, 1979.
On the Sunday after Thanksgiving, 1974, fourteen inches of snow showed up at exactly the wrong time.
From the 40s to the 80s, a golf oasis lived at the corner of Talmadge and Monroe. And I have photos!
The Fiberglas tower is seeing some new life, but a lot of hopes were pinned on its construction.
Let’s take a quick trip around Toledo and have something to eat, circa 1980.
The West Toledo Expressway – an 8.8 mile section of Interstates 75 and 475 – opened in December, 1970. Sylvania felt snubbed.