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Ohio Mid-Century Modern Buildings (page 2)

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Bron-Shoe Co.
Columbus, OH
The Bron-Shoe Co. was founded in 1934. This building was constructed in 1965. The company produces bronzed baby shoes. [map]

former Round Bar
Columbus, OH
Western Reserve Hardware
Madison, OH
The Round Bar was built in 1960 as the Club Lounge bar which was attached to the Clarmont Inn. In 1999, it was renovated and reopened as the Round Bar. In 2009, the bar closed and is now being used by the Comfort Inn as a breakfast space for guests. [map]

This Western Reserve Hardware building features another folded-plate roof. It was probably built in the 1960s. [map]

American Society of Metals
Novelty, OH
The geodesic dome at the American Society of Metals, later ASM International, was designed TC Howard of Synergetics, Inc. and built from 1958-1959. The dome is 103 feet tall and 250 feet in diameter. For more, see this website. [map]

Parma Heights Library
Parma Heights, OH
The Parma Heights Library appears to be from the 1960s. [map]

former Amy Joy Donuts
Bedford Heights, OH
This Amy Joy Donuts location now houses New Orleans Seafood. There are still four locations in this Cleveland-area chain but none of them have this style building. [map]

Nickles Bakery [gone]
East Liverpool, OH
Dual Manor Health Care Center
Cincinnati, OH
Nickles Bakery was established in 1909 and still has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. I don't know if this building was built for the bakery or if something else was here before that. This photo is from 2012. By 2013, the building had been demolished.

The Dual Manor Health Care Center building appears to be from the 1960s. There are two cylindrical towers. I don't know if this was the original occupant. [map]

Shriners Syrian Temple [gone]
Cincinnati, OH
The Shriners Syrian Temple was built in 1962. The building was demolished in 2012.

Allcraft Marine
Cincinnati, OH
The Allcraft Marine building looks like it might be from the 1960s or 1970s. I don't know what was here originally. [map]

More Ohio Mid-Century Modern Buildings:
First American Loans (Akron)
City Hall (Brook Park)
Plaza Motel (Burbank)
Bellevue Hill Park Pavilion (Cincinnati)
Yeatman's Cove Concession Building (Cincinnati)
Franklin Park Adventure Center (Columbus)
Ohio History Center: 1, 2, 3 (Columbus)
Taste of Ohio Cafe (Columbus)
parking garage (Cuyahoga Falls)
unidentified building (Cuyahoga Falls)
Fox Theatres (Dayton & Kettering)
Inscription Rock Shelter (Kelleys Island)
former Mendon-Union Branch Library (Mendon)
Mr. Wash Bubble Brush (North Olmsted)