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View of Downtown Columbus from Northwest Boulevard, 1918 | by UA Archives | Upper Arlington History
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View of Downtown Columbus from Northwest Boulevard, 1918

This photograph, captioned "The Skyline of Good Old Columbus Town, Taken from the Knolls of The Northwest Boulevard" appeared on the inside cover of the October 1918 Norwester magazine. It was part of an advertisement for residential lots for sale near Upper Arlington by the Northwest Boulevard Company. Ben Thompson was president of the company and his brother, King, was secretary. The advertisement boasted that, as the crow flies, the Ohio Statehouse was less than two miles away from the development.


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Identifier: hinw12p00bi01

Date (yyyy-mm-dd): c. 1918-10

Original Dimensions: 11.3 cm x 6.5 cm

Format: Black and White Halftone Photograph

Source: Norwester, October 1918, Front Inside Cover

Original Publisher: Upper Arlington Community (Ohio)

Location/s: Grandview Heights (USA, Ohio, Franklin County)

Repository: Upper Arlington Historical Society

Digital Publisher: Upper Arlington Public Library, UA Archives


Credit: UA Archives - Upper Arlington Public Library (Repository: UA Historical Society)

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Taken in October 1918