One Detroit landmark saved, another one to go
In a surprising reversal of attitude towards Michigan Central Depot in Detroit, Michigan, the train station and adjoining Roosevelt Warehouse will stand…
Springfield, Ohio’s Arcade
Noted as the second oldest arcade in the United States, Springfield, Ohio’s downtown Arcade was demolished in 1988. The Arcade was adjacent to the Esplanade, and was a leading example of Romanesque, Italianate and Monumental architecture. It was bounded by S. Fountain Ave., E. High Street, Washington Street and Primrose Alley.
The former Belvedere Hotel in Apollo, Pennsylvania was a hoarder’s paradise.
A Revisit to Dracula’s Castle
Housing 155,000 inmates over its 104 years of operation, the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio commanded attention. Designed by Levi T. Scofield in the Richardsonian Romanesque style, the exterior of the prison resembled the appearance of several castles in western Europe. Aptly, it received the nickname “Dracula’s Castle” for its gothic presentation.