Category Archives: architecture

5th Avenue holiday hotel decor

The Peninsula Hotel advertises itself as an ultimate 5 star luxury hotel in New York.  It does have quite a prime location on 5th Avenue with Central Park and all of the high end shops within walking distance.  I could … Continue reading

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The Chandelier

As promised, here is more about that magnificent grand chandelier hanging in the Ohio Theatre that was posted here.  It is 11 feet wide and 21 feet high weighing in at 2.5 tons. Yes, tons!  There are 240 light bulbs … Continue reading

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You see, it’s been like this…

This year has been quite busy here for us.  We welcomed 2019 in California and have since traveled to five other states.  Some of the trips were for work, some for fun and others to help family.  Those trips meant … Continue reading

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The Ohio Theatre

Welcome to the Ohio Theatre!  Designed by Scottish born architect, Thomas W. Lamb, who wanted it to be a palace for the average man.  It opened in 1928 as a Lowe’s movie house with it’s own orchestra and theatre organ.  … Continue reading

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The Southern Theatre

Next on our open house tour of the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts theatre tour is the Southern Theatere   This theatre opened September 21, 1896 and is Columbus’ oldest existing theatre and listed on the National Register of Historic … Continue reading

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The Palace Theatre

The Palace Theatre was a 1926 vaudeville house with an interior designed with inspiration from the Palais de Versailles in France.  In 2018 a $6 million dollar renovation (which included a new roof, high efficiency heating and some work on … Continue reading

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Attending the Theater

This past weekend we were fortunate to be able to participate in a free open house for the three historical Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) theaters.  Here is a welcome image to the first of theaters, the Palace.  Now … Continue reading

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