Ohio State Office Building site excavation   Save
Ohio State Office Building site excavation
Description: Excavation of the State Office Building site, Columbus, Ohio, ca. 1929. Groundbreaking for the Ohio State Office Building took place on November 19, 1929. The building, located at 65 South Front Street in downtown Columbus, took over the site of 34 businesses. Construction began on October 31, 1930, and the cornerstone was laid on May 16, 1931. A gas line explosion on April 14, 1932 damaged the unfinished building. It eventually opened on March 27, 1933. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL03500
Subjects: Public buildings--Ohio; Ohio History--State and Local Government; Construction industry--Ohio
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)