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clock-lustron

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The Lustron Home in the museum.

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rp-17-11

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[…] OHI Number Present/ Other NameAddress/ Location City County Region Estimated Construction Date Architectural Style Arch i tect/ Architectural Firm/ Contractor (if known) Historic Use(s) Data Source CLA0120501 Lustron House 214 E McCreight AveSpringfield Clark Dayton-Western Ohio1948 Lustron Corp/ Porcelain Steel Building Company Single Dwelling OHI Database COL0034718 Lustron House 1611 Pennslyvania AveEast Liverpool Columbiana […]

rp-17-3

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[…] of approaches, including various schemes for prefabricating dwellings and with adapting non-traditional materials, such as steel, for building houses. From this dilemma, Carl Strandlund conceived Ohio’s iconic Lustron House (Lustron Preservation 2010). During the war years, the Swedish-born Strandlund, an engineer by training, worked for the Chicago Vitreous Enamel Product Company. After the war’s […]

15_Suburban_Development

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[…] This resulted in miles of identical housing in planned neighborhoods made affordable to the average American family. The cheap, easy to assemble ‘kit’ homes, such as the Lustron Homes, Sears Cata log Homes, and Forest City Enterprises, Inc., grew in popularity during this period, even though kit houses were available since the early twentieth […]

SHPO_2016_StatePlan

https://www.ohiohistory.org/preserving-ohio/history-preservation-where-you-live/americorps/shpo_2016_stateplan-2/

[…] The future of preservation in Ohio  is dependent on professionals and  passionate individuals to propel the  field into the 21st century. Preservation  is experiencing many changes, with  the use of new technologies, modern  architecture becoming historic and  increased diversity represented  in heritage sites. Through active  involvement by young preservationists,  historic preservation initiatives can  ensure longevity and overcome the  perception that preservation is stagnant. The Young Ohio Preservationists,  organized under the auspices of the  statewide nonprofit Heritage Ohio, seek  to foster a passion for preservation in  young professionals through hands-on  workshops, networking and community  projects.  Young Ohio Preservationists  has developed into a collaborative efort  that highlights activities across the state. Across the nation and Ohio, young  preservationists are making an impact.  In Columbus, art co-operative TacoCat  collaborated with the Whitehall  Historical Society on a Lustron art  fundraiser; young artists created pieces  from Lustron porcelain-enameled  steel panels originally made for use in  building Lustron steel houses in the  1940s, and a portion of the proceeds  from the art show benefited the Lustron  Preservation Society and the Whitehall  Historical Society, whose headquarters  is in a 1949 Lustron steel house built in  Columbus. Creatively engaging audiences to  learn about heritage or architecture  is something that can be seen  across Ohio. Members of Cincinnati  Preservation Collective have organized  preservation bike rides, created stylized  drawings of significant structures in  the city for promotion and dressed  as buildings for parades. Cleveland  has experienced a boost in young  preservation activity largely due to  eforts made by Cleveland Restoration  Society to involve young Clevelanders  creatively through social media and  an emphasis on making preservation  accessible to broad audiences.    […]

rpbib

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[…] Revised Program "Utilization of Materials to M eet Housing Needs of Rural Families." Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Agricultural Experiment Station, 1965. Repository: Cincinnati Public Library. Featherstone, Ray. Lustron Homes Research Collection . Repository: Ohio Historical Society Archives/Library. Field, Wooster Bard. House Planning. New York, London, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Incorporated, 1940. Reposito ry: Cleveland Public […]

SHPO_2016_StatePlan

https://www.ohiohistory.org/preserving-ohio/history-preservation-where-you-live/historic-preservation-planning/shpo_2016_stateplan/

[…] The future of preservation in Ohio  is dependent on professionals and  passionate individuals to propel the  field into the 21st century. Preservation  is experiencing many changes, with  the use of new technologies, modern  architecture becoming historic and  increased diversity represented  in heritage sites. Through active  involvement by young preservationists,  historic preservation initiatives can  ensure longevity and overcome the  perception that preservation is stagnant. The Young Ohio Preservationists,  organized under the auspices of the  statewide nonprofit Heritage Ohio, seek  to foster a passion for preservation in  young professionals through hands-on  workshops, networking and community  projects.  Young Ohio Preservationists  has developed into a collaborative efort  that highlights activities across the state. Across the nation and Ohio, young  preservationists are making an impact.  In Columbus, art co-operative TacoCat  collaborated with the Whitehall  Historical Society on a Lustron art  fundraiser; young artists created pieces  from Lustron porcelain-enameled  steel panels originally made for use in  building Lustron steel houses in the  1940s, and a portion of the proceeds  from the art show benefited the Lustron  Preservation Society and the Whitehall  Historical Society, whose headquarters  is in a 1949 Lustron steel house built in  Columbus. Creatively engaging audiences to  learn about heritage or architecture  is something that can be seen  across Ohio. Members of Cincinnati  Preservation Collective have organized  preservation bike rides, created stylized  drawings of significant structures in  the city for promotion and dressed  as buildings for parades. Cleveland  has experienced a boost in young  preservation activity largely due to  eforts made by Cleveland Restoration  Society to involve young Clevelanders  creatively through social media and  an emphasis on making preservation  accessible to broad audiences.    […]

rp-245

https://www.ohiohistory.org/preserving-ohio/survey-inventory/ohio-modern-preserving-our-recent-past/rp-245/

[…]  (glass  block).   The Permastone  Company  of  Columbus  was  founded   in the  late  1920s  and  marketed  a  simulated  masonry product  that  was  widely  used  in  the   Modern  era.   The  Lustron  Company,  also  of Columbus,  manufactured  pre ‐fabricated  porcelain   enameled  steel  houses.   The  period  1940  through  1970  witnessed  a great  deal  of  development  of  new  materials  and  […]