UNIVERSITY DISTRICT PHOTO ALBUM- Images of our neighborhood from the past 150 years: 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45

The Student Move-Out 2019 prize-winner: Child's riding horse in leopard skin pajamas and bra with jewelry, magic wand, "Birthday Girl" sash, and funnel in head.


July 24, 2019- Line-up for the Ferris wheel at dusk on Opening Day of the 166th Ohio State Fair.


Ribbon fries, candy apples, and curly fries. Fair food at the 166th Ohio State Fair.

July 24, 2019- "Rocky Horror Hotel," a dark ride at the 166th Ohio State Fair.

July 24, 2019- Purple twilight at 166th Ohio State Fair.

Political posters in the neighborhood this summer addressing the many ails facing America this summer.


Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative pocket prairie on Silver Drive near Lowe's and Crew Stadium. A partnership of state, federal, and private agencies and organizations, the OHPI aims to "improve and create pollinator habitat in the state of Ohio."

They're baaaack! Student move-in helpers offering pizza to returning students and their families outside Park-Stradley. (Stay away from campus for at least the next two weeks.)

August 21, 2019- Beginning-of-the-school-year dorm room poster sale. They've been having these since I was in school--a few decades ago.

Yes, you can still get that John Belushi "COLLEGE" sweatshirt poster--even though I doubt most students today have any idea who that is or where it's from.

August 24, 2019- Massive Budweiser Welcome Back Pool Party in parking lot on E 13th. Attended by hundreds.

September 7, 2019- Vintage view of Indianola Junior High School, 140 E 16th Ave. The first junior high school in the nation opened on September 7, 1909. Students have been learning inside those walls every since.