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Published: 3/16/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago


Torio's gym closes after more than 50 years

A Toledo landmark, Torio’s Health Club on Berwick Avenue in West Toledo is closed and the owner has sold the building. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

Dick Torio in a wrestling pose in this 1950s photo. Enlarge Dick Torio in a wrestling pose in this 1950s photo.
In this undated photo, Dick Torio has a headlock on his opponent. Torio, who attended the University of Toledo, wrestled in the AAU and compiled an impressive record. Enlarge In this undated photo, Dick Torio has a headlock on his opponent. Torio, who attended the University of Toledo, wrestled ...
In this undated photo Dick Torio stands in his wrestling finery as he prepares to begin his match. Enlarge In this undated photo Dick Torio stands in his wrestling finery as he prepares to begin his match.
Toledo wrestler Dick Torio poses in this photo from Dec. 3, 1954. It appeared in an issue of the Northwest Wrestling weekly publican. Enlarge Toledo wrestler Dick Torio poses in this photo from Dec. 3, 1954. It appeared in an issue of the Northwest ...
Longtime Toledo fitness  leader and wrestling official Dick Torio goes through scrapbooks from his years of weight training men in this June 1999 photo. Enlarge Longtime Toledo fitness leader and wrestling official Dick Torio goes through scrapbooks from his years of weight training men in ...
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Dick Torio at his Torio Health Club in July 2012. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dick Torio at his Torio Health Club in July 2012.
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Weight belts are lined up at Torio Health Club. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Weight belts are lined up at Torio Health Club.
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A sign indicating the closing of Torio Health Club. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A sign indicating the closing of Torio Health Club.
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A painting of Dick Torio in front of a Roman coliseum at his Torio Health Club. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A painting of Dick Torio in front of a Roman coliseum at his Torio Health Club.
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Cards of a young Dick Torio that the Toledo wrestler and bodybuilder would hand out in the early 1950. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Cards of a young Dick Torio that the Toledo wrestler and bodybuilder would hand out in the early 1950.
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Vintage workout machines were on display at Torio Health Club. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Vintage workout machines were on display at Torio Health Club.
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Weights line a wall at Torio Health Club. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Weights line a wall at Torio Health Club.
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Boxes of photo albums show before and after photos of members of the Torio Health Club. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Boxes of photo albums show before and after photos of members of the Torio Health Club.
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Photos and news clippings adorn a bulletin board at Torio Health Club. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Photos and news clippings adorn a bulletin board at Torio Health Club.
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