OTTAWA HILLS MEMORIAL PARK ADMINISTRATION BUILDING INTERIOR--OTTAWA HILLS, OH
Title of Installation:
Ottawa Hills Memorial Park Administration Building Interior/Fountain
"We removed this lovely vintage faience tile wall fountain from a 1936 Spanish Colonial Mission building that was originally used as an office for Ottawa Hills Memorial Park constructed in1936... . This vintage drinking fountain, set into a stucco wall, was made by the Mosaic Tile Company. The design shows a nature scene with a huge waterfall - possibly from...Yosemite. ...It measures 24 1/2"w x 38 1/2"h (to the bottom edge of the fountain proper)."*
Technical Information (Size,mfg., etc.):
The manufacturer of the fountain and surrounding tiles was the Mosaic Tile Company of Zanesville, OH. The tiles surrounding the fountain are Mosaic's "Hispania" pattern tiles.
Year Installed, if different:
Does Installation Still Exist?
If Not, What Happened?
"Ottawa Hills Memorial Park recently demolished its only distinctive feature, an administration building designed by Wilfred Holtzmann."** (More likely, the spelling is "Holtzman".)
Ottawa Hills (which is part of Toledo's postal district).
Ex-Location of Installation:
Ottawa Hills Memorial Park
4210 West Central Avenue
Toledo, OH 43606
Directions to Installation:
Additional Information, Websites, Citations:
Submitted by and Year:
Michael Padwee (tileback101"at"collector.org); October 2010. Thanks to Toledo Architectural Artifacts, 20 S. Ontario Street, Toledo, OH (http://www.coolstuffiscoolstuff.com/) for permission to photograph the fountain.