Front of the Rawson House
|Location||3767 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architectural style||Italian Villa|
|Part of||Clifton Avenue Historic District (#78002074)|
|NRHP Reference #||73001465|
|Added to NRHP||July 24, 1973|
The Rawson House is a historic building located along Clifton Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Erected at an unknown date in the nineteenth century, it has been ranked as a fine example of the Italian Villa style of architecture. Built with brick walls and elements of wood and stone, it was originally the home of early Cincinnati resident Jacob Lloyd Wayne. Later in its history, the house was sold to Joseph Rawson, who was successively the president of a local meat packing firm and the vice-president of the city's First National Bank.
In 1973, the Rawson House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Non-archaeological historic sites in the United States qualify to be listed on the National Register by passing any of three different criteria: significant historical role, relation to a historically significant person, or historically significant architecture. It is possible for properties to meet more than one criterion; the Rawson House fit all three. Five years later, a group of properties along Clifton Avenue were designated a historic district, the Clifton Avenue Historic District; the Rawson House is a contributing property to that district.
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