Mardot Antique Shop

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Mardot Antique Shop
Mardot Antique Shop site.jpg
Site of the antique shop
Mardot Antique Shop is located in Ohio
Mardot Antique Shop
Location 3964 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Coordinates 39°6′32″N 84°25′57″W / 39.10889°N 84.43250°W / 39.10889; -84.43250Coordinates: 39°6′32″N 84°25′57″W / 39.10889°N 84.43250°W / 39.10889; -84.43250
Area Less than 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1889
Governing body Private
MPS Columbia-Tusculum MRA
NRHP Reference # 79002698[1]
Added to NRHP August 24, 1979

The Mardot Antique Shop was a historic commercial building in the Columbia-Tusculum neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Built in 1889,[1] it was a weatherboarded structure with a slate roof and built on a stone foundation.[2] Three stories tall, the building was a simple rectangle, two bays by three, and it featured a simple symmetrical facade with a cast iron front and many windows. Other architectural features included multiple dormers in the roof (a mansard roof[1]), a small cornice with brackets, and a recessed portion of the storefront surrounding the main entrance.[3]

In 1979, the Mardot was listed on the National Register of Historic Places due to its historically significant architecture, which was deemed to be in excellent condition.[3] It was one of seventeen Columbia-Tusculum properties included in a multiple property submission related to a historic preservation survey conducted in the previous year; most of the properties were buildings, but the Columbia Baptist and Fulton-Presbyterian Cemeteries were also included.[1] Despite this distinction, the Mardot Antique Shop has been demolished; the site is now an empty lot.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Mardot Antique Shop, Ohio Historical Society, 2007. Accessed 2011-06-16.
  3. ^ a b Owen, Lorrie K., ed. Dictionary of Ohio Historic Places. Vol. 2. St. Clair Shores: Somerset, 1999, 628.
  4. ^ Photograph in infobox.