The Architecture of Northwest Ohio


Find digitized images of architectural materials either held by the Toledo Lucas County Public Library (TLCPL) in the Local History and Genealogy department, or materials generously lent to the library by the public. Explore blueprints, architectural renderings, shop drawings, projects specifications, scrapbooks, monographs drawn from the Blade Rare Book Room and more related to buildings across Toledo, Lucas County, and the surrounding region.


Interested in finding out more about your house? Explore our guide to Researching House and Building Histories.

Latest Digital Exhibit: Theaters in Toledo: Past, Present, and Imagined

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Tour the different areas of this digital library and discover how the resources it contains can help your research

Learn more about the contents of our collections in this presentation for the Lakeside Heritage Society recorded in 2020


Created and maintained by staff in the Local History and Genealogy department of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library

  • Ed Hill, Special Collections Librarian
  • Kristel Schetter, Clerk III