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The Elks Building

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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!

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Indigo Life

Produced by

Indigo Life

Crew

Director of Photography:

Andrew White

Sound:

Ben Devine

Cast

Host:

Jason Antonick

Co-Host:

John Gower

Guest:

Jeremy Kittredge

 

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Two men standing in the actual arcade section of the Dayton Arcade

Treasures of The Arcade (Part 1)

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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.

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A man searching through the dark, dusty remains of the Dayton Arcade

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Explore the hidden rooms, glass floors, and roof-top surprises of the Dayton Arcade with your favorite hosts, John Gower and Jason Antonick.

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Two men searching the roof of the Dayton Arcade rotunda

Treasures of The Arcade (Part 3)

02:18

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!

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A man holding a flashlight in the Dayton Arcade

Treasures of The Arcade (Part 4)

02:05

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.

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A man standing on the roof of the Dayton Arcade

Treasures of The Arcade (Part 5)

02:13

Jason and John take you to hidden views of Dayton through the Arcade. Find out which Daytonian ran for president.

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An arial view of the Private Island Fair, the first battleship in Dayton, Ohio

Private Fair Island

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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.

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A man reaching into the underground Rosetta Stone of Dayton, Ohio

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John and Jason discover the first survey monument, Rosetta Stone of Dayton, underground. Over 200 years old. It just keeps getting more magical!

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An arial view of Dave Hall Plaza in Dayton, Ohio

Dave Hall Plaza

01:55

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.

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An arial view of the Centre City building

Centre City

01:45

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.

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An arial view of the 4th Street in Downtown Dayton, Ohio

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02:06

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.

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An old photo of the Downtown Dayton Canals

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A photo album of old images of the Liberty Towers

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The ground floor architecture of the Liberty Towers in Dayton, Ohio

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Two men looking in the Liberty Tower in the underground garage

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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.

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Two men standing on the top secret Liberty Towers in Dayton, Ohio

Liberty Tower: Top Secret Towers

02:54

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!

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Jason tours the elks building and goes underground Dayton

The Elks Building

09:35

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!

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Tour 2 historical buildings

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10:00

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!

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