The Oliver House

The Oliver House (HMH9T)

Location: Toledo, OH 43604 Lucas County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 38.61', W 83° 32.282'

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[Front Side]:"The Oliver House"

Overlooking the "Middlegrounds," an early site of railroad, immigration, and commercial activity, the Oliver House opened in 1859 as Toledo's premier hotel. It was designed by nationally prominent architect Isaiah Rogers, in the Greek Revival style, and built by the family of William Oliver for whom the hotel was named; owner of this land, Oliver was one of Toledo's earliest real estate investors.

[Reverse Side]:"The Oliver House"

Architect Isaiah Rogers is known as the "father" of the modern hotel, revolutionizing hotel design with such advances as water closets and mechanical call-buttons. The Oliver House is the last of Rogers' hotels in the United States, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Historic American Buildings Survey.
HM NumberHMH9T
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number#8-48
Year Placed1987
Placed ByToledo Sesquicentennial Commission and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 288628 N 4613307
Decimal Degrees41.64350000, -83.53803333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 38.61', W 83° 32.282'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 38' 36.60" N, 83° 32' 16.92" W
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Area Code(s)419
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 27 Broadway St, Toledo OH 43604, US
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