Newark, Ohio: World's Largest Basket Team Field Report

1500 East Main St., Newark, OH
On the south side of Hwy 16, east of town. Exit at either Dayton Rd (from the west) or E. Main St. (from the east) and proceed along E. Main St. to the basket.
Currently empty. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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World's Largest Basket.

World's Largest Basket
Custom-built in 1997 for Longaberger Co., office building sold to developer Dec. 2017. No matter how menial your tasks or incompetent your management, work won't seem that bad inside a seven-story-tall basket. Report...

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Longaberger Basket Building

Big announcement from Longaberger about the future of the historic basket building in Newark: The owner plans to turn the building into a hotel.

[Michael Kenefick, 10/23/2019]
Giant Basket Building

The giant basket building will no longer be home to Longaberger, leaving its future in question. But on the hopeful side, if anyone is looking to own a giant basket-shaped office building, it's a buyer's market!

[Faye Travis, 03/10/2016]

World's Largest Basket.

World's Largest Basket

Do not miss the World's Largest Basket! Super hit with my video-playing kiddies.

[Lucy, 10/08/2013]

Basket Building.

World's Largest Basket

When I went, sadly the building was closed. Take a drive down the road a bit for an actual giant basket, about the size of a house.

[Christopher Burks, 08/19/2012]

Basket drones taking off the weekend? Slackers!

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