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World's Largest Basket

1500 E Main St, Newark, OH 43055-8847
+1 740-322-5588
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Shuttered, peeling paint and in receivership...

Okay this particular site is one of those "20 wonders of the USA" simply because back in its... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Janet T
Granville, Ohio
A sad sight. BUT a must see

This building is a testament to the vision of a great man, who died before his time. Like with so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Killeen, Texas
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1500 E Main St, Newark, OH 43055-8847
+1 740-322-5588
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Okay this particular site is one of those "20 wonders of the USA" simply because back in its hey-day, the Longaberger basket company had the brainstorm to build their world headquarters in the shape of a MONSTROUS basket, 3 story tall handles and all. It...More

1  Thank Janet T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This building is a testament to the vision of a great man, who died before his time. Like with so many businesses that are passed on to children, the children have no idea how to manage the business, or understand what it took to build...More

1  Thank O S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This structure is interesting to see if in the area. The building is vacant and I believe in receivership.

Thank grinch4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even just driving by the highway, this is fun to see. It is one of those oddities you just don't encounter often. Unless you want a closer view, you don't even need to get off the main road- it is very visable while driving on...More

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been part of The Longaberger Company for 24 + years now and this "basket building" holds some special memories for me. Yes, this is a one of a kind building that has world wide notoriety for its unique architecture and is an iconic...More

Thank Michele D
Reviewed 2 June 2017

How many office buildings have you seen that look like a basket? Me too! This is closed for good now, but we still had to stop and take a look at it from the side of the road.

Thank richb102
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The Longaberger Empire has ended. The expensive baskets and the recent downturn that has crippled the middle income families, has made this once thriving business nearly extinct. The basket is closed and in foreclosure for lack of tax payments. It is in bad need of...More

Thank Lawrence P
Reviewed 24 May 2017

If you just want to see a Big building that is shaped like a basket, it is impressive to see. It is no longer headquarters for Longaberger baskets and therefore tours of the interior are no longer given. The building itself is in foreclosure currently....More

Thank Desta B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The World's Largest Basket is a very unique site. I use to always drive out of town or out of state visitors to see the basket building. Guest always found it fascinating. But now I am less incline to take visitors to see it, because...More

1  Thank JohnMGranville
Reviewed 23 May 2017

You will be impressed when you drive by this unusual office building. I believe this is one of a kind building. It's on route 16 thru Newark oh and you can pull of the highway if you want to take pictures or exit the highway...More

Thank Christine P
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