Episodes from Decoding Dayton
Treasures of The Arcade (Part 1)
As our hosts, John Gower and Jason Antonick, take you on a personal tour of the Dayton Arcade, you can see the inside of this historical gem that sits in the heart of Dayton.
Treasures of The Arcade (Part 2)
Explore the hidden rooms, glass floors, and roof-top surprises of the Dayton Arcade with your favorite hosts, John Gower and Jason Antonick.
Treasures of The Arcade (Part 3)
John and Jason take us through the Arcade as they continue their descent into Dayton's crown gem. See inside our future by looking at the past!
Treasures of The Arcade (Part 4)
John and Jason take us inside the Ludlow Street office building and commercial building where they discover more hidden gems and where the movie, Being John Malkovich, was filmed.
Treasures of The Arcade (Part 5)
Jason and John take you to hidden views of Dayton through the Arcade. Find out which Daytonian ran for president.
Private Fair Island
Despite Jason's efforts to bird watch, John shares the history of Dayton's first battleship, Missouri. As they stand in what they call, Private Fair Island, they learn about the Civil War monument.
Rosetta Stone of Dayton
John and Jason discover the first survey monument, Rosetta Stone of Dayton, underground. Over 200 years old. It just keeps getting more magical!
Dave Hall Plaza
John shares the Dave Hall Plaza's cool history with Jason, despite his desire to bird watch! This amazing downtown park is the future home of the Levitt Pavilion.
John and Jason share the richness of another iconic building we see everyday in downtown, The Centre City Building. Check out the top floor penthouse and find out what role the historical Daytopian, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, played inside this rare gem.
4th Street Magic
John and Jason take you through the amazing, architectural history and magic of 4th Street. Learn more about the talking buildings and where Charles Kettering used to hide out.
Jason and John explore the downtown Canals of Dayton from an aerial view to see where they were with historical photographs and what they are today.
Origins of Liberty Tower
Jason Antonick sits down with the Liberty Tower building manager, Jenna Kreitzer, and discusses the history and unknown facts of this amazing, one-of-a-kind building. Find out who settled inside the tower During World War II.
Liberty Tower: Ground Floor Architecture
Jason and John meet with special guest, Ed, to check out the inside of the Dayton's Liberty Tower, and learn about the first few floors of this hidden gem.
Liberty Tower: The Underground Layer
Ed and Jason tour one of the first underground garages and underground filling stations in Dayton's Liberty Tower. Check out the recoding that's happening with the new office space renovations.
Liberty Tower: Top Secret Towers
Jason finds John, aka Johnny Daytopia, on the top of the Liberty Tower. Join them as they climb to a higher elevation to discover the secret FBI towers and so much more. Watch out for a flying object in the outtakes!
The Elks Building
Go behind the scenes and visit some of Dayton's most historical buildings that survived the 1913 flood and fire. Welcome to the Fire Blocks District. First stop is the Elks Building. Share this video!
Huffman and Kimmel
Jason takes us through 2 more buildings in the Fire Blocks District. Tour the Huffman building to find some left behinds of an old mental hospital and climb around at Kimmel to see where the fire escapes take you. Share this video!
Price Stores and DP&L Building
Tour the original DP&L building and Price Stores. Hear about JFK's visit and what he left behind in Dayton. History in Dayton stays very rich with this district that survived the 1913 flood and fires. Share this video!
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