This 1939 home, designed and built for himself by Columbus architect Todd Tibbals, is at the corner of Mulford Road and Woodhill Drive.

This photo of the house was featured in the November 1940 Better Homes and Gardens magazine as one of three small homes with inspiration from the past and noticeable "door appeal."

The caption of the photo read, in part, "Its heavy, red-tile roof and whitewashed stone copy the colorful homes perched along the seacoast, and the deep blue shutters are a reflection of the bright Mediterranean waters."

Tibbals graduated from OSU and started his own firm in Columbus in 1935.

He and his associate Noverre Musson, who studied with Frank Lloyd Wright, both won Architects Society of Ohio awards in 1942 for private residences they designed.

Tibbals also designed Drake Union and Hopkins Hall on the OSU campus, and in 1963, he designed First Community Village, billed the first senior-living and assisted-care community in the nation.