The Rise and Fall of St. Michael’s Catholic Church
The Rust Belt defines a vast declining industrial corridor of the United States roughly between Chicago and Albany, New York, and dominating many of those once-bustling communities are churches. Many were built as domestic steel mills were being constructed across the country in the early 20th century, and many were closed with the collapse of the steel industry.
Demolition Watch: Gamble House
Gambling away history with the Gamble House in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Exploring West Virginia’s North Central Region
West Virginia may be regarded as a state centered around the coal industry, but it was the oil and gas industry that provided the state’s first economic boom and drove the development of the north-central part of the state.
Trying to overcome the stubborn blight of vacancies
In its heyday in the 1930s, this Rust Belt town called itself the City of Homes, a place where a working-class man could be master of his own castle.