: Photograph of the partially-covered steel frame of the State Office (Ohio Departments of State) building, Columbus, ca. 1931-1932. 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 nearly finished building. Eventually it opened in 1933. View on Ohio Memory.
: AL03638 Subjects
: Public buildings--Ohio--Columbus; Ohio--Politics and government; Construction Places
: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)