The Metro hosted an open house in the transit center which considering you normally aren't allowed in there I was surprised more people didn't show up. I had been in the transit center before whenever someone would inadvertently leave a gate open. Always at high rates of speed on the bike with shouts of "you can't be in here" trailing off into the distance behind us.
So I knew all this cool tile work was down there, I just never had a closeup look at it until now.
Depending on what happens December 1 we could have light rail in here in 10 years, or 100 years. It all depends on city council now.
The first African American to win an Olympic gold medal in an individual event; the running long jump at the 1924 Paris Summer games.
Seems like an odd place to memorialize him as he never had anything to do with transportation. maybe it was the Union pacif logo tattoo'd on his chest?
He worked for the Federal Housing Authority in Cleveland for years. He also founded the Cincinnati Tigers, a professional baseball team, which played in the Negro American League.