One of the most prominent buildings on the Columbus downtown riverfront, this stately building was constructed in 1933 and includes many Art Deco carvings which represent the diversity of culture […]More
This bronze sculpture guards the west entrance of the Ohio Statehouse and symbolizes the typical soldier of the American Expeditionary forces during World War I. The term ‘Doughboy’ dates back to before the war and, although information about the origins of the term are conflicting, it most likely has some root in the soldier’s affinity for fried dough; ie, ‘Donuts’.
One of Pittsburgh’s most powerful political bosses, Christopher Lyman Magee was only elected to two political offices by effectively ran the city through the late 19th century. His legacy is either one of extreme generosity and leadership or of corruption and greed; depending of course on who you ask.