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The City of Columbus plans to demolish a building listed on
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Green Lawn Cemetery
Winter Walk

Register for our annual winter walk scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 30, 2-4 p.m. Join us in-person as we wander the path less-traveled – a route filled with interesting historic markers, stories of the cemetery's residents, and hopefully a glimpse of some winter inhabitants. Please register in advance. Participation is limited; masks required. REGISTER »

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2022 Ed Lentz Prize

The Ed Lentz Prize is a $500 cash award given annually to the individual who submits the best presentation demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of the history, architecture and/or importance of historic preservation in central Ohio. We want to celebrate those individuals who use their creative energy to document our community, conduct research on our shared past, or inspire a hopeful legacy for the future of our city. Spread the word and help us find the next winner! The deadline for this pandemic-proof activity is Feb. 18. MORE »

2022 Nominations Open February

Each year we ask you to identify and nominate AT RISK sites due to deterioration, vacancy or impending development to our Most Endangered Sites List. This list is critical in identifying historic properties that can be saved and rehabilitated for our community's vibrant future. Historic buildings add character to cities and the choice to repurpose an existing building is good for our community and the environment. Start exploring your neighborhood today and get ready to submit nominations for 2022. VIEW 2021 LIST »

LATEST NEWS

Watch Our Building Arts Studio in Action

High school students enrolled in the Fort Hayes’ Construction Management Program are participating in the Columbus Landmarks Building Arts Studio. Watch as they receive hands-on training to restore the 130-year-old gatehouse that serves as the main entrance to their campus. The studio's goal is to build a pipeline of knowledgeable and skilled craftspeople to help meet local demand while improving the historic Fort Hayes campus for future generations. 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 »

Legacy Circle Welcomes Bob Loversidge

“We have come so far since the demolition of Union Station and yet, just as we think we’re doing something great, the City of Columbus announces plans to demolish a very important building – one of our legacy buildings in the state of Ohio – on Parsons Avenue. We can’t let down our guard. We can’t assume that we’ve got it figured out. We have to keep going. And, this is what I’ve tried to do my whole career.”  – Bob Loversidge, FAIA

If you haven't donated to Columbus Landmarks Legacy Circle in recognition of Bob's career and accomplishments, it’s not too late to show your loveDONATE »

2021 Most Endangered Sites

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