Book Loft, German Village, Columbus, Ohio: Book Loft is one of the largest independent book stores in the country and is a mixture of pre-Civil War buildings that were previously used as general stores, saloons and a cinema. Now the village consists of 32 rooms full of bargain books.
This is the view at 15th and High in 1922. You are looking east up 15th Ave. The building on the right is the legendary Long's bookstore where generations of Buckeyes did their textbook and supply shopping. The Ohio State University