Historic Properties for Sale: Hello Ohio Edition

Posted on: September 16th, 2011 by David Garber 2 Comments

As a one-time Ohio resident (go Miami Redhawks!) I can say with confidence that it's a state with a heckuva lot going for it. Cities like Cincinnati and Cleveland are on the rise, there's a hometown localism that's hard to ignore, and it has that American-flags-painted-on-barns-in-the-middle-of-giant-fields spirit infused throughout.

This week's Historic Properties for Sale post features three oh-so buyable places in Ohio, only one of which is actually a house.

Weiant-Wehrle House - Newark, Ohio

Nestled in a close, social neighborhood, which hosts the active Historic Hudson Community Association, this 4,000 square foot, 6-bedroom home is a preservationist dream.Built in 1890 out of brick and stone, the home features a wraparound porch is on a double city lot with a detached carriage house.

Libbey High School - Toledo, Ohio

Okay, so technically this went up for auction in August, but it's still a neat property to gawk over, so I'm including here with no hesitancy. If I didn't know otherwise, I might say it was the school from Sabrina the Teenage Witch - it's Just. That. Classic. (But why do school systems always drop the ceilings and reduce window height??)

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church - Cincinnati, Ohio

Vacant since 1989, this church is the primary landmark of Sedamsville, a Near West Side community two miles from downtown. It is beautifully sited on a hilltop overlooking the Ohio River andKentucky hills. Our Lady of Perpetual Help is an ornate Gothic Revival brick church designed by German-American architect Adolph Druiding. It features ornamental brickwork, a rose window, an interior balcony and a 170’ spire.

David Garber is a member of the Digital and New Media team at the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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2 Responses

  1. Patty Williams

    September 17, 2011


    How can I submit a property to your site? I am a realtor of historic property. Thanks!

  2. Abby Horrigan

    September 20, 2011

    Patty —

    I’m glad you are enjoying reading about some of the properties featured on our site. Visit our Historic Properties for Sale site and click on the link to Post a Listing (http://historicrealestate.preservationnation.org/pages.php?id=3). You will find all the information you need on that page.

    Thanks for your support!