Toledo Neighborhood Guide
Glendale-Heatherdowns Neighborhood Map
Areas of Interest
Name of Place
|South of Swan Creek,
the Glendale-Heatherdowns neighborhood is typical of many post World War II suburbs. The
neighborhood features curvilinear streets, broad lawns, and moderately sized one to two
story homes with garages. These homes are designed in cape cod, ranch, split level, and
neo-colonial architectural styles. The neighborhood also has many cul-de-sacs and limited
access to major streets..
Glendale-Heatherdowns contains a large amount of green space. Golf courses line the neighborhoods western boundary, while swan Creek Preserve Metropark, a park featuring walkways in a natural creek side setting, is to the north. Schneider Park, in the east, serves as a soccer field for sporting events.
A unique feature of the neighborhood is the Medical College of Ohio, or MCO. MCO offers a hospital and college on a large landscaped campus. Many residents of Glendale-Heatherdowns are employed at MCO.
There are many options for shopping in Glendale-Heatherdowns. The Southland Shopping Center on Glendale Avenue and Byrne Road features a grocery and department store, and Heatherdowns Boulevard leads to the nearby Crossgates Shopping Center and Southwyck Mall.
Transportation is fairly easy for Glendale-Heatherdowns residents. Detroit Avenue leads toward the downtown area, while Byrne Road continues north to The University of Toledo. Glendale Avenue heads west to connect with Reynolds Road, a major commercial corridor. The Interstate system is far from Glendale-Heatherdowns, whose closest on-ramp is three miles away.
Homes in Glendale-Heatherdowns, based on 1990 census data, range between $40,000 and $100,000 in price, and have an owner occupancy rate of 70%. Over 10,000 people live in this neighborhood, and their average annual household income, based on 1990 census data, is around $35,000.
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