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Forgotten Landmarks of Columbus

Come and get your signed copy of the new book, Forgotten Landmarks of Columbus, and meet the co-authors – Tom Betti and Doreen Uhas Sauer! Stop by our office at 57 Jefferson Ave. Sunday, Oct. 24 between noon-2 p.m. Enjoy a refreshment and hear a few stories about the architectural treasures that once lined our streets. This book is perfect for those who are passionate about preservation and love Columbus history. Purchase price is only $21 – and will make a great gift for the holidays!  ORDER BOOK »

Learn About the South Side Day Nursery

Emily Schripsema, graduate student from the Savannah College of Art and Design, will present her research and documentation of the former South Side Day Nursery at 253 Reeb Avenue. The building is owned by the Columbus Land Bank and is featured on our Most Endangered Sites ListJoin us via Zoom, Thursday, Oct. 21, 1-2 p.m. Built in 1926, the South Side Day Nursery was funded by philanthropist Mrs. W. A. Miller who wanted safe, affordable childcare for working women – an idea that was way ahead of its time.  REGISTER »

#GivingTuesday Is On The Way!

Can you believe the year is coming to a close? The holiday season is approaching, and we’re already planning for #GivingTuesday! Help us raise awareness about our work by sharing your support on social media and using the hashtags #GivingTuesday and #ColumbusLandmarks to get your friends and family involved! Stay tuned and get ready for the global day of giving, Nov. 30. But why wait? We need your support, so please become and member and DONATE TODAY »

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Building Arts Studio at
Fort Hayes

Thanks to a generous grant from the Ann Sherry Foundation, we launched an innovative, new program at Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center: Columbus Landmarks Building Arts Studio. Working with students enrolled in Fort Hayes’ Construction Management Program, the Building Arts Studio brings hands-on preservation education and training to the curriculum, preparing students for careers in the high-demand historic building trades while rehabilitating the historic gate house.  MORE »

Advocacy Alert! Help Save the South Dormitory

The City of Columbus plans to demolish a building listed in the National Register of Historic Places: the 1935 South Dormitory of the Old Ohio State School for the Blind, 240 Parsons Avenue. The reason? To create additional parking on the expansive Columbus Public Health campus which has a large parking deck, long driveways, and acres of open space. The Jacobethan Revival style dorm is adaptable, reusable, and 100% preservation-worthy. Please help advocate for a productive reuse of this significant landmark and a better solution to a parking problem.  MORE »

Lower.com Field Wins 31st
Recchie Design Award

Congratulations to Owners: Haslam Sports Group, J.W. & Whitney Johnson and Dr. Pete Edwards and to Designers: HNTB, Inc. and MKSK!

“This project manages to have a 'wow' feeling as you enter the gates and experience the excitement of soccer, but it also has a strong public realm that can be enjoyed every day of the year without ever entering the facility."  MORE »

2021 Most Endangered Sites

View the 2021 list of 9 endangered sites representing an immediate opportunity!