Campus Area & Weinland Park




This page gives before and after photos for historic buildings in the OSU Campus and Weinland Park areas.

**Last Updated: 8/9/2019

Existing Historic Buildings

Eighth Avenue
1. Hattie Collop House: 206-208 W. 8th Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1963.

Photo taken in 2015.

Fifteenth Avenue
1. Residential House: 184 E. 15th Avenue: Around 1907

Photo taken in 1966.

Photo taken in 2015.

Fourteenth Avenue
1. Alfred Linton House: 124 E. 14th Avenue: 1908

Photo taken in 1914.

Photo taken in 2017.

Hamlet Street
1. Charles Krob House: 1209 Hamlet Street: 1907

Photo taken in 1958.

Photo taken in 2014.

2. Charles Treverton House: 1210 Hamlet Street: 1909
Photo taken in 1958.

Photo taken in 2014.

3. Lawrence McKinney House: 1213 Hamlet Street: 1909
Photo taken in 1955.

Photo taken in 2017.

4. John Lusch House: 1221 Hamlet Street: 1906
Photo taken in 1961.

Photo taken in 2014.

5. Walter Thrall House: 1249 Hamlet Street: 1909
Photo taken in 1959.

Photo taken in 2010.

6. Hiram Pond House: 1353 Hamlet Street: 1909
Photo taken in 1955.

Photo taken in 2017.

7. Residential Building: 1370-1376 Hamlet Street: 1910
Photo taken in 1965.

Photo taken in 2017.

8. Donna Wurdock House: 1378-1380 Hamlet Street: 1918
Photo taken in 1955.

Photo taken in 2017.

9. Felix Jacobs House: 1421 Hamlet Street: 1905
Photo taken in 1966.

Photo taken in 2014.

10. Frank Potts House: 1441-1443 Hamlet Street: 1924
Photo taken in 1972.

Photo taken in 2017.

11. Charles Hutchinson House: 1448-1450 Hamlet Street: 1918
Photo taken in 1956.

Photo taken in 2017.

12. Dora Bennett House: 1449-1451 Hamlet Street: Around 1908
Photo taken in 1961.

Photo taken in 2017.

13. Herman Weller House: 1453 Hamlet Street: Around 1908
Photo taken in 1961.

Photo taken in 2011.

14. Andrew Winter House: 1462 Hamlet Street: Around 1910
Photo taken in 1964.

Photo taken in 2017.

15. Margaret Winter House: 1466 Hamlet Street: Around 1910
Photo taken in 1961.

Photo taken in 2017.

16. Lucius Chapman House: 1488 Hamlet Street: Around 1905
Photo taken in 1962.

Photo taken in 2015.

17. Helen Merchant House: 1498 Hamlet Street: 1911
Photo taken in 1961.

Photo taken in 2017.

18. George Kinsey House: 1511 Hamlet Street: 1911
Photo taken in 1965.

Photo taken in 2017.

High Street
1. Charles Pavey House: 2259 N. High Street: 1902

Photo taken in 1915.

Photo taken in 2014.

Indianola Avenue
1. Apartment Building: 1316-1326 Indianola Avenue: 1915

Photo taken in 1964.

Photo taken in 2015.

Northwood Avenue
1. Rosa Haner House: 45 E. Northwood Avenue: 1906

Photo taken in 1919.

Photo taken in 2015.

Sixth Avenue
1. Charles Wheeler House: 354 W. 6th Avenue: 1895

Photo taken in 1975.

Photo taken in 2017.

Summit Street
1. Charles Wolfe House: 2642 Summit Street: 1910

Photo taken in 1914.

Photo taken in 2017.

Twelfth Avenue
1. Charles Waterman House: 116 E. 12th Avenue: 1905

Photo taken in 1965.

Photo taken in 2017.

Waldeck Avenue
1. Ray Smylie House: 1927 Waldeck Avenue: 1910

Photo taken in 1914.

Photo taken in 2017.

Demolished Historic Buildings

Fourteenth Avenue
1. Residential House: 42 E. 14th Avenue: Around 1905-2013: Demolished to build a parking lot for the Beta Nau Association.

Photo taken in 1912.

Photo taken in 2015.

Hamlet Street
1. Benjamin Fisher House: 1386-1388 Hamlet Street: Around 1915-2012: Demolished due to poor condition. The lot remains vacant.

Photo taken in 1958.

Photo taken in 2015.

2. Residential House: 1435 Hamlet Street: Around 1915-2007: Demolished to expand a parking lot.
Photo taken in 1956.

Photo taken in 2017.

Oval Drive
1. OSU Armory and Gynasium: 60 N. Oval Drive: 1898-1958: This castle-like structure survived until a major fire damaged it beyond repair. After sitting empty for several years, new development went up on the site in the 1970s, and the Wexner Center for the Arts later opened there in 1989. The Wexner Center paid tribute to the old armory with several architectural details, shown in the photo below.

Photo taken in 1903.

Photo taken in 2016.