Stephen Baytos was a visionary downtown Youngstown, Ohio developer who had earlier completed the modern Voyager Motor Inn in 1963 and proposed Plaza One a year later, a modernistic mid-rise with a Cinerama theater, shopping mall and apartment complex. While Plaza One was never completed, [...]
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New Boston Coke was once part of the Portsmouth Steel complex that employed nearly 5,000 during its height in the mid-20th century. Due to foreign competition and outdated technology, the integrated mill was closed in 1980 while the coke plant [...]
Milroy, Indiana’s high school was constructed in 1913 with several large additions tacked on over the years.
The ruins of downtown Wheeling, West Virginia. Nearly an entire block of historic buildings – some of them very recently occupied, has been cleared for parking and grassy lots. Across the street, more historic building stock was cleared in the summer for more open space.
The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company was the world’s largest magazine printing house and was located along High Street in Springfield, Ohio. But the massive 900,000 square-foot structure had humble beginnings.