Edward D. Libbey House

2008 Scottwood Ave., Toledo, Ohio

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July 25, 2014

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Description 

From 1895 until his death, this was the home of Edward Drummond Libbey (1854-1925), who revolutionized the glass industry. It is the best-preserved structure associated with the early development of Libbey Glass, Owens Bottle, and Libbey-Owens Sheet Glass. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 4, 1983

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 4, 1983
Reference number
83004379
NR name
Libbey, Edward D., House
Architectural style
Victorian: Shingle Style
Areas of significance
Industry; Art
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Institutional housing
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1925-1949
Significant years
1895; 1925

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19th Century (37,587)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1895 (684)
Built during 1890s (7,593)
David L. Stine (4)
Edward Drummond Libbey (1)
Have Street View (44,008)
House (27,496)
Lucas County, Ohio (93)
National Historic Landmark (2,195)
Ohio (5,107)
Private owner (54,396)
Shingle Style (577)
Stone (26,161)
Toledo, Ohio (56)
Victorian (19,697)

Update Log 

  • July 27, 2014: New Street View added by Rattrak