Discover Downtown

Downtown Youngstown boasts a variety of buildings with many historically significant stories and fascinating architectural details. Join MVHS for a historical walking tour of the downtown area on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Tours will begin at the Tyler History Center at 12:30 and 2:00 p.m.

As a preview – enjoy these photographs and tidbits of information on some of the buildings on the tour.

Discover Downtown: DeYor Performing Arts Center

Hollywood’s famous Warner Brothers—Harry, Jack and Albert—commissioned noted theater architects C.W. and George L. Rapp to design a new movie palace in downtown Youngstown.  Completed in 1931, this Warner Theater was meant to be a memorial to the Warners’ late brother, Sam.  The original exterior was Art Deco; it was remodeled in a more starkly … Continue reading Discover Downtown: DeYor Performing Arts Center