BROOK PARK, Ohio - Driving down Brookpark Road recently reminded me of Stardust Lanes in Brook Park.
The 78-lane bowling facility was huge and always seemed to be humming with activity... Until March 5, 1993.
The story I found of the roof collapse made it look as if the building's demise was due to heavy, wet snow, but the video doesn't show much snow on the ground. Weather records show about six inches fell on March 4 and 5.
Nevertheless, the roof came down, the walls buckled and that was the end for what was at one time Ohio's largest bowling establishment.
Our video player contains a segment of a story from WEWS reporter Lauren Cohn and then some more footage from the collapse.
By the way, Freeway Lanes in Wickliffe took over the title as the area's largest with its 84 lanes and at one time housed 96 lanes.
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