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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

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,

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