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The Basket Building, United States






This 7 story Longaberger Basket Building is located in Longaberger Town, Newark, Ohio, United states. It is the corporate headquarters of the Longaberger Basket Company, specialized on baskets and has a shape of… exactly a basket. The Longaberger Basket Building is a truely impressive example of Mimetic Architecture, and relatively recent at that. It was the brainchild of the Longaberger Empire Founder Dave Longaberger.

The basket is a replica 160 times larger of Longaberger’s Medium Market Basket. It’s 192 ft. long by 126 ft. wide at the bottom, spreading to 208 ft. long by 142 ft. wide at the roofline. It is a magnificent sight especially at night.The building is situated between Marne and Dayton Road in Newark on State Route 16, It was completed in December 1997 and was awarded the 1997 Build Ohio Award.
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20 May 2013 at 00:21

Fantastic! This doesn't look like something I'd usually pick up but I will admit that the premise has gotten me intrigued!
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