The Statler honored for Historic Preservation

Ohio History Connection Honors Preservation Achievements across Ohio

The Ohio History Connection’s State Historic Preservation Office has awarded The Millennia Companies, City Architecture, K2M Design and The Albert M. Higley Company for the rehabilitation of the 1912 Hotel Statler as The Statler apartments. Preservation Officer Burt Logan presented the Preservation Merit Award on site to the project team.

Each year, the state history organization highlights outstanding historic preservation achievements in communities across Ohio through the presentation of these awards. The Statler is one of five winners in 2020.

Situated on Euclid Avenue at East 12th Street, The Statler apartments was constructed in 1912 as the Hotel Statler. The fifteen story, 500,000 square foot building originally had 700 rooms. Following early success, it expanded to 1,000 rooms. For a time, this hotel and the Buffalo Statler were the only 1,000-room hotels outside New York City. In the 1980s it was converted to offices and in the late 1990s into apartments.

The Statler now boasts 295 finely updated apartments ranging from studios to 3,000-plus square feet, in a building once again in a highly desirable location for downtown living, minutes from Playhouse Square and other major entertainment venues. In fact many of the tenants living in the Statler before this project opted to stay and benefit from the updates and amenities added to this historic building.


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