The Leftovers of Academia

Author Axle - Last updated: 14.12.2016

December is always a fun month for me, a week or so off work and of course the annual VCXPEX, or Very Cincinnati Christmas exploration event. But this year, being VCXPEX V, and like the Star Trek film of the same number exploring wise was a miss. I mean I had fun hanging with friends, but due to some unfortunate events I only managed one location, due to police, time, and well not being able to get over a gate because of rain, dress, and an unbalanced bag.

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Heberle School, an elementary school was constructed in the 1920s to serve the up and coming west-end neighborhood. Beautiful stone and brick building boasted four floors high ceilings, and even a fireplace! Full cafeteria and gym. But like the rest of the west-end times changed and the school was closed. Sadly I wasn’t able to find a full history on the building yet.

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After being denied access to the other two abandoned locations in the area, use brave six managed to get into the old school, after a long chat with a local who was very concerned about photographers wandering around and with good reason…gentrification. Recently the city’s poorer areas have seen a lot of rich property owners purchasing the buildings and renovating them into high-end condos and apartments forcing the locals to leave and destroying the community by bringing up the prices of everything. But we managed to slip by and get in without any difficulty after assuring them that we didn’t want to see that happen.

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Sadly Herberle the fate is already sealed, along with the other school both are slated for renovation into the hated condos and continue with the gentrification of the area.

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As for the school it was neat to see what was and wasn’t left behind. And the best part for me was the lack of any human made destruction outside of the usual things needed for decommissioning.

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Then it was time for a late lunch at the local burger trolley, Ollie’s then back to the cabin to wait for the evening activities.

Nikon F5 – AF Nikkor 35mm 1:2D – Eastman Double-X @ ASA-200 – Kodak DK-50 (1+1) 6:00 @ 20C

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