“Whether it’s disused factory buildings sitting vacant all across Hamilton County or the destruction wrought by the riots of the late 1960s on inner-city neighborhoods, there is still something to be gained from focusing an artistic eye on such losses.”
Exploring the Old Hospital on College Hill
Years ago, when I first started to explore the coalfields of Appalachia, I would venture down the Tolsia and King Coal highways toward Williamson, West Virginia. Atop College Hill was the old Williamson Memorial Hospital, a place that I had long wanted to venture inside of. On April 11, 2021, I finally had my chance.
Hotel Belvedere Burns
The historic Hotel Belvedere in Apollo, Pennsylvania burned to the ground shortly after midnight on July 24, 2019.
Crowell-Collier Publishing Company
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.