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.
Prior to its 1950 replacement, Union Station was a sore point with travelers and city officials. It was a dump.
Rusty tanks in Fostoria revealed an image of Jesus in 1986, some say.
The brief city employee strike in 1979 was a blow to Toledo’s image.
When anyone mentions Inverness Club, the Hinkle Tree inevitably comes up. So here’s the story of the famous spruce.