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Becky West

13
Feb

Packard-Designed Mansion Threatened

4.17.18 UPDATE: Marble Cliff Council members unanimously indicated they would not support the revised concept for a proposed apartment building that would replace the Packard-designed mansion. The Developer’s revision reduced the number of units from 67 to 55, but did not reduce the size of the three-story building. No formal vote was held and the Developer

05
Feb

Time To Nominate 2018 Endangered Buildings

Nominate a building or site to Columbus Landmarks’ 2018 Most Endangered List … your nomination could trigger revitalization!      The Most Endangered Buildings List creates public awareness of our city’s architectural heritage threatened by deterioration, vacancy, or impending development. We seek nominations of historic buildings and sites that contribute not only to the history

07
Jan

Home Preservation Program Workshops

Columbus Landmarks’ Home Preservation Program helps connect Columbus homeowners with resources to renovate and improve their older homes. If your home is at least 50 years old, please let us assist you!  Historic Masonry Workshop Saturday, February 24  11am-1pm Rickenbacker Woods Learning Center $10 Members/$15 Non-Members Lunch is included. Space is limited so hurry to »REGISTER

25
Oct

Federal Historic Tax Credit Survives

The 20 percent federal historic tax credit (HTC) has survived the most significant rewrite of the tax code in more than 30 years. Congress has confirmed once again that incentivizing the rehabilitation of our historic buildings makes good economic sense.  Thank you to everyone who lobbied for legislative support of historic preservation. The final bill keeps

08
Sep

Columbus Culture Walks

Columbus Landmarks Foundation and Columbus Public Health are pleased to announce a series of four FREE Saturday walking tours made possible with support from Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Join us to celebrate historic neighborhoods through the experiences and stories of residents past and present. Whether you live

09
Aug

History of Municipal Light Plant

by Ed Lentz, Director Emeritus The Columbus Municipal Light Plant was constructed in 1903 near the meeting place of the Scioto and Olentangy Rivers, in the heart of Ohio’s capital city. The plant served the city for over seven decades, until it became outmoded and closed in 1977. The building has stood vacant for 40

31
Jul

Idea Competition For Endangered Buildings

Columbus Landmarks publishes an annual list of Most Endangered Buildings to build awareness of our city’s architectural heritage at risk of demolition, destruction or irreparable damage. What’s next for threatened buildings? We believe that your creative ideas for adaptive reuse may be a catalyst for redevelopment. The Idea Competition seeks your creativity – unleash it

29
Jul

Autumn Walk At Green Lawn Cemetery

Columbus Landmarks Foundation and Friends of Green Lawn Cemetery are pleased to offer seasonal walking tours featuring the art, architecture, and botanical features of this very special park. Central Ohio’s preeminent 19th century cemetery reflects the roots of the Cemetery Beautiful Movement in New England. Green Lawn encompasses more than 200 years of Columbus history,

16
May

2017 Preservation Award Winners

Meet the PEOPLE who are making preservation a priority in Columbus! Congratulations to all the 2017 Preservation Award Winners recognized at our May Annual Meeting: »VIEW 2017 PRESERVATION AWARD WINNERS James L. Keyes President’s Award Jim Foley, Cristo Rey Columbus High School Henry L. Hunker Urban Legacy Award Trinity Episcopal Church Dixie Sayre Miller Patron

11
May

2017 Most Endangered Buildings

Columbus Landmarks announced its fourth annual Most Endangered Buildings List featuring 10 historic structures in peril. VIEW 2017 Most Endangered Buildings List » BUS TOUR 8/13 Most Endangered Buildings » The purpose of the list is to create awareness of our city’s architectural heritage at risk of demolition, destruction or irreparable damage. These historic buildings