Residential Renovations Serves the Greater Toledo Area Residents
Toledo is the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, is in Northwest Ohio, at the western end of Lake Erie bordering the state of Michigan, however many do not know the city was originally founded in 1833 on the west bank of the Maumee River, but incorporated as part of Monroe County, Michigan Territory. Toledo was then re-founded in 1837, after conclusion of the Toledo War, when it was incorporated in the state of Ohio.
Toledo quickly earned its nickname the “The Glass City” after the construction of the Miami and Erie Canal. Over time, Toledo has become a city with an art community, local sports teams, auto assembly businesses, education, and healthcare. Today, Toledo is the convergence of history, culture, and attractions – consider by many the Crossroads of America or the Water Recreation Capital of the Midwest!
Toledo is located within a few hours of drive time of many large cities, including Detroit, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis and Chicago.
TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN TOLEDO
1. Toledo Zoo, Aquarium and Tower Ridge Giraffe Experience
2. Lunch at Tony Packo’s in Downtown Toledo
3. Toledo Museum of Art and Glass Pavillion
4. Imagination Station Science Center
5. Toledo Mud Hens at Fifth Third Field
Toledo area a great place to live, learn, work and play! Toledo offers the amenities of larger cities without sacrificing the advantages of a small town atmosphere. Toledo is considered the crossroads of the nation. Not only do two of the nation’s largest highways meet in northwestern Ohio (I-75 and I-80/90), but Toledo is also one of the busiest ports on the Great Lakes as well as a rail and air hub.
Toledo was traditionally a manufacturing region, has been reinventing itself as a leader in technology and research for a number of years now, including becoming a national leader in solar and wind technology with companies like Xunlight and First Solar.
Most importantly, Toledo is a great place to raise a family. Real estate is very affordable relative to other metro areas, yet the area boasts excellent school systems, health care, entertainment, recreation, and cultural diversity.