Browse Items (2 total) Tags: Bird Building Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Sort by: Title Creator Date Added Smokehouse Bowling Alley at 53 North Main A group of well-dressed men stand in front of the Smokehouse Bowling and Billiards at 53 North Main--the Bird Building. A display of baseball mitts, masks, and other equipment sits behind the large glass window. Also visible, a "baseball" sign with… Tags: Bird Building, Smokehouse The Bird Building The Bird Building was constructed in 1896 by Sharpless E. Bird after he acquired a portion of the Wiler Block from Mary (Wiler) Cook, the daughter of John Jacob Cook. Tags: Bird Building, Buildings Featured Item John Sherman - Senator (1892) Portrait of John Sherman taken in 1892 when he was serving a term as U.S. Senator from Ohio.