The Basket Building, Newark, Ohio, USA: The building was built in 1997 and is the head office of The Longaberger Basket Company. The idea of construction the basket like building, which is an exact copy of the company pr
How many people get to say they wake up each morning and head to work in a giant basket? Five hundred, to be exact. The Longaberger Basket Company’s seven-story corporate headquarters is a brick-and-mortar replica of the company’s popular Medium Market Basket—just 160 times longer, wider and taller. The building’s basket handles are heated to prevent ice from forming in the winter.
Longaberger basket company headquarters is shaped like a giant basket. Not just any old basket, though. It’s a Longaberger Medium Market Basket that’s been blown up to 160 times its normal size. The seven-story atrium has heated handles that prevent ice formation, and two 725-pound gold leaf Longaberger tags.
The Longaberger company makes picnic baskets, and its headquarters building reflects that. You wouldn't want your picnic interrupted by lightning, and they don't want their operations disrupted either.