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Areas of Interest


Name of Place
Heatherdowns Post Office
Toledo Public Library Heatherdowns Branch
Byrnedale Junior High School
Heatherdowns Elementary School
Crossgates Elementary School
Medical College of Ohio Hospital
Southland Shopping Center
Swan Creek Preserve MetroPark

2164 Tedrow Rd.
3265 Glanzman Rd.
3645 Glendale Ave.
1932 Birchwood Ave.
301 Morrison Dr.
3000 Arlington Ave.

Phone Number

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 neighborhood’s 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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