When you visit the Toledo Zoo's historic south side, you will be surrounded by WPA era buildings with historical significance. As you walk around the entire zoo you will also encounter incredible art and sculptures. Learn more about these great icons of the Zoo and its rich history.

WPA Era Architecture

The Zoo’s historic WPA era buildings are a treasure for the Toledo Zoo and the surrounding community. All of the buildings are still in use as part of the Zoo’s operations, and their decorative architecture is as impressive as their legacy.
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Art and Sculpture

Visitors love to get close and take pictures with many of our bronze sculptures.  Like all great art, many of our sculptures have interesting stories and if you’ve ever wondered who created these great pieces you can find out today!
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