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Around the World Through the Walk O’ Wonders

In the 1950s to ’60s, the Great Western Shopping Center was home to the incredible Walk O’ Wonders, featuring the Seven Wonders of the World. Don Casto, whose father and grandfather developed the site, and Steve Skilken, of Joseph Skilken & Co., share memories and more. Photos, historic footage: Courtesy of CASTO and Joseph Skilken […]

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Retail Columbus

Travel back in time and around the world with us — without leaving Columbus. Explore the Seven Wonders of the World via the incredible Walk O’ Wonders, once a fixture at The Great Western Shopping Center on the West Side. Learn the story behind German Village bakery Pistacia Vera. Plus, we’ll look back at Lazarus […]

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Retail Columbus Preview

Travel back in time and around the world with us — without leaving Columbus. Explore the Seven Wonders of the World via the incredible Walk O’ Wonders — once a fixture at The Great Western Shopping Center on the West Side — and other notable Columbus shops, past and present. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday on WOSU […]

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