Toledo, Ohio — The Glass City — at the turn of the 20th Century was America's 4th largest city. At the turn of the 21st Century, it could be said the downtown had finally turned a corner to begin its return to that kind of prominence. In that light, we present some of The Blade's best photographs of downtown, and some areas close to it.
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Print features Blade Archive original photo of downtown Toledo on St. Clair Street in 1937, a scene typical of the bustling Glass City in the 1930s and 40s — includes digitized authentic Blade nameplate from the original date and caption text contextualizing the event. (Customization available.)
Customizations of this print with a different downtown photo is available.