HIDDEN VICTORIAN ARCHITECTURE OF LAKEWOOD, OHIO-A DRIVING TOUR-
"HIDDEN" Victorian Architecture of Lakewood, Ohio: a driving tour
by Craig Bobby
The following is a driving-tour of historic (mostly late-19th-century) structures that are either hidden from 'proper' view, contain significant details not seen unless you really look, or are otherwise going unnoticed. The driving-tour is divided into two parts, one encompassing the sites in western Lakewood, and the other for those in eastern Lakewood.
Entire Tour on One Long Page
1. EAST ROCKPORT CENTRAL SCHOOL, 1456 Warren

2. CURTIS HALL HOUSE, 16104 Detroit (1386 Cranford)

3. MATTHEW HALL CARRIAGE-HOUSE, behind Edwards Playground, Detroit at Edwards

4. 1464 Riverside

5. 16807 Hilliard

6. RHODES ESTATE-WALL, Lake at Belle

7. HARRIS/TOWNSEND HOUSE & WALL, 12984 Lake

8. 1421-23 Ridgewood

9. WINTERICH HOUSE, 13521 Detroit

10. 1422 Grace

11. 1435 Cohassett

Originally a pamphlet "HIDDEN" Victorian Architecture of Lakewood, Ohio: a driving tour, photos and text by Craig Bobby (1992). In his pamphlet, Mr. Bobby acknowledges: Lakewood: the First One Hundred Years by James and Susan Borchert, for much of the basic historic information; City of Lakewood's Building Department, for supplying the Permanent Parcel Numbers for the featured sites; Cuyahoga County Archives, from whose Real Estate Appraisal cards the years of construction for some of the buildings were taken (please forgive any inaccuracies, as these were not 'confirmed' dates).

Mr. Bobby also compiles the Historic Buildings of Lakewood, Ohio database for the Library.


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