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Lost Youngstown (Paperback) (Sean T. Posey)

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The massive steel mills of Youngstown once fueled the economic boom of the Mahoning Valley. Movie patrons took in the latest flick at the ornate Paramount Theater, and mob bosses dressed to the nines for supper at the Colonial House. In 1977, the Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company announced the closure of its steelworks in a nearby city. The fallout of the ensuing mill shutdowns erased many of the city's beloved landmarks and neighborhoods. Students hurrying across a crowded campus tread on the foundations of the Elms Ballroom, where Duke Ellington once brought down the house. On the lower eastside, only broken buildings and the long-silent stacks of Republic Rubber remain. Urban explorer and historian Sean T. Posey navigates a disappearing cityscape to reveal a lost era of Youngstown.
Number of Pages: 173
Genre: History, Photography
Sub-Genre: USA / State + Local / Midwest, Subjects + Themes / Regional
Series Title: L.O.S.T.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Sean T. Posey
Language: English
Street Date: April 11, 2016
TCIN: 50782005
UPC: 9781626198326
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-0487
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