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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

10
May

Historical Home Plaques

Columbus Landmarks is now offering plaques for  homes at least 50 years old… …and research services to help homeowners determine the date of their home to be included on the plaque, if desired. The bronze cast plaque from Columbus Sign Company will cost $225 for Columbus Landmarks members and $250 for non-members. To order a

30
Mar

Taverns We Love Tour

Raise a glass to adaptive reuse! We are kicking off our 2017 Historic Tavern Tours with a fun tour of four North Side taverns featuring India Oak Bar and Grill, O’Reilly’s Pub, Blue Danube, and the new Rooks Tavern. Thursday, April 6 6:30-9:30pm Members $30/Non-Members $35     These four taverns share a common heritage

20
Mar

Old Window Workshop April 8

Join us for a hands-on window workshop on Saturday, April 8 from 9am to noon and learn why repairing & restoring your old wood windows has advantages over replacement. You will learn window anatomy and energy saving strategies, and get hands-on repair and restoration experience from window expert Mark Blowers of Excalibur Restoration at an