1897 – Toledo, OH

Added to OHD on 10/3/19   -   Last OHD Update: 4/12/20   -   10 Comments
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2256 Collingwood Blvd, Toledo, OH 43620

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  • $124,900
  • Foreclosure
  • 5 Bed
  • 4 full, 2 half Bath
  • 4600 Sq Ft
  • 0.46 Ac.
Grand Historic mansion with over 6000 sq feet of living spacious space featuring old world quality and detail in extensive wood and plaster trim, grand entry staircase, library, living room, dining room and bedrooms each have fireplaces. Additional living area in finished third floor level with kitchen, bedroom, living room.
Contact Information
Rodney Culler, Howard Hanna
(419) 215-7653
OHD Notes
From the Toledo's Attic site: "The Italian Renaissance style of this home is well represented by its rectangular design with composite columns, brick and sandstone construction, and the carved stone and zinc panels above many of the windows. The house was designed by architect Ed Fallis and built in 1892 for John Waite, a Toledo plumbing contractor.

The interior of the house is rich with imported and rare adornments. The foyer and staircase are done in white oak. The living room woodwork is birdseye and ribbon maple. Also in the living room are excellent examples of chandeliers and sconces by Faukebach, and a hand-carved Italian mantelpiece imported from France. The coffered ceilings were imported in sections from England. Another English import is the Zuber mural in the dining room. Even though the wallpaper was damaged when a covering layer was removed, it is still considered to be museum quality. The original wood blocks used to print this paper still exist at the French manufacturer's plant.

Throughout the home are 800 pieces of cut, beveled glass, including original beveled glass doors and windows."
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10 Comments on 1897 – Toledo, OH

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 12216 comments
    Admin

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    1897 and the sq footage came from the tax records and is what I used for the info.

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  2. EileenMEileenM says: 287 comments
    Camillus, NY

    If only this house was closer to me. Beautiful house.

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  3. TGrantTGrant says: 959 comments
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    New Orleans, LA

    Well that interior was unexpected.

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  4. AbramsBridgeAbramsBridge says: 151 comments
    OHD Supporter

    I like this one. Has a feeling of almost being a hotel. But it’s hard to figure out what is where. A floorplan would be very useful.

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  5. Beautiful home on the old west end. I love it! Surprised by how much of the original house is still intact. You can see a photo of the home from early 1900’s at http://www.oldwestendtoledo.com/index.php/oldwestend/collingwood-boulevard/1-collingwood/detail/36-2256-collingwood-waite-home

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  6. JeffJeff says: 134 comments
    1876 Rural Victorian
    OR

    Holy Toledo! What a house! Anywhere else you’d have to add a zero or two after the price! I can’t tell if the upstairs floors are covered for some reason, or if that’s water damage.

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    • ALAL says: 221 comments
      TX

      Looks like there is a fair amount of water damage on some of the floors and walls sadly. Hope someone buys this one and gets to fixing her up quick!

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  7. MichaelMichael says: 2959 comments
    1979 That 70's show
    Otis Orchards, WA

    Some of the spaces in this home are quite elegant. This would be an incredible house to restore!

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  8. After I was born In Toledo I was brought home from the hospital to a house on this street- Collingwood. I spent many weekends in my youth going to the Old West End Festival. The old houses in Toledo are amazing! I hope someone rescues this house and gives it the love and attention it deserves!

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