Hobart Circle Historic District - Troy, Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 40° 02.497 W 084° 12.583
16T E 738049 N 4436107
Quick Description: Historic district with 9 welded steel homes in Troy, Ohio.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 6/22/2008 10:42:27 AM
Waymark Code: WM417B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
Views: 30

Long Description:
This district has 9 of the twenty-two Hobart welded steel homes built between 1932 and 1941. (21 of the homes still exist, the 22nd would have been in this district but has been demolished)

The all steel houses were constructed by the Hobart Welded Steel House Company. The house is constructed of all welded steel including floors, exterior and interior walls, ceiling and roof. The kitchen and bathroom cabinetry were also constructed of welded steel. The houses was constructed at the company's site on West Main Street in Troy, Ohio and moved to the site by flatbed truck.

The styles represented in the district include Georgian Revival, Dutch Colonial, Cape Code and Moderne. Some of the homes in the district have been resided and reroofed while others remain more in their "natural" state.

Street address:
2--9 Hobart Cir. and 11 and 23 Hobart Dr
Troy, Ohio


County / Borough / Parish: Miami County

Year listed: 1989

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1925-1949

Historic function: Domestic

Current function: Domestic

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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