The Ohio State University District: A Neighborhood History

Emily Foster


The Ohio State University District: A Neighborhood History

The Ohio State University District: A Neighborhood History

  • Title: The Ohio State University District: A Neighborhood History
  • Author: Emily Foster
  • ISBN: 9781626194922
  • Page: 249
  • Format: Paperback



What is it like to grow up, live, work, shop and hang out next to one of the nation s largest university campuses According to firsthand accounts of Ohio State neighbors, life in the University District is entertaining, fascinating and sometimes maddening Stories range from picnics in the University Woods and chats from porch swings to riots filled with tear gas and zoniWhat is it like to grow up, live, work, shop and hang out next to one of the nation s largest university campuses According to firsthand accounts of Ohio State neighbors, life in the University District is entertaining, fascinating and sometimes maddening Stories range from picnics in the University Woods and chats from porch swings to riots filled with tear gas and zoning wars mired in acrimony The century of stories in this book reflects the shifting demographics of the district and the struggle against urban decay Take a stroll with editor Emily Foster as she celebrates the historic homes, landmarks, architecture and collegiate culture that belong to this neighborhood like no other.


Recent Comments "The Ohio State University District: A Neighborhood History"

Such a nostalgic experience reading this book. My parents had their first apartment on campus and and so reading all about its character back in the 1950s gave me a new perspective on their life there. The book also gently reminded me that my own experiences at the bars, eateries, book stores, shops and movie theaters along High Street in the early 1980s are just as much the product of a past era, with most razed for new development now. The neighborliness of the place and residents' devotion to [...]


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