Paving Paradise

In 1893, Court Avenue in Bellefontaine, Ohio became the first American street paved with concrete. George Bartholemew is still celebrated for his “artific...

At the Hotel Camfield

Only a block away from Dayton’s, the 100 room fireproof Hotel Camfield sat on the corner of 8th and Marquette for over 50 years. Back in 1914 the hotel pl...

Cyclorama

Almost 4 stories high and 400 feet around the Minneapolis Cyclorama was built to display a giant, painted spectacle of the Battle of Atlanta. Construction on th...