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

Mirror Lake with illuminated fountain, just before dawn on a June morning.


Sweat bee (Agapostemon sp.) with heavy load of pollen visiting chickory in vacant lot prairie.

Ohio Union shuttered

On March 16, the Ohio Union was closed as part of the university's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Almost 4 months later, it's still shuttered. A catastrophic federal response to the disease, rash and premature reopenings at the state and local level, and failure to take the disease seriously by wide swaths of society have led to an explosion of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in July, exceeding the numbers in April. The University has announced plans to resume in-person classes in August but skepticism is widespread.


Over on Velma the other day and drove by the Ohio State Fair’s nursery and greenhouses where they grow the plants and flowers that decorate the grounds at fair time. This year’s crop has nowhere to go and no one to appreciate them.State Fair canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Pomerene Hall and Mirror Lake by moonlight.