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02
Oct

Remembering Jim

By Nancy Recchie ~ Columbus Landmarks will be announcing the winner of the 30th James B. Recchie Design Award on Thursday, October 17th. The first award was given in 1984 in memory of Jim Recchie, one of Landmarks’ founding members, who passed away after a battle with lung cancer. This award is one of the

01
Oct

Welcome Aboard, Stephen Metz!

Columbus Landmarks Board of Trustees is pleased to welcome Stephen Metz to a three-year term. Stephen is President of SMBH Structural Engineering, and has over 20 years of experience designing and managing a diverse portfolio of structural systems. He is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accredited. Stephen’s expertise will be invaluable to Columbus

04
Aug

Thanks for joining us at Buildings Reborn ’19

We had fun! Thank you for being part of Buildings Reborn ‘19 at the Hoster Brewery Site. We hope you had fun because we sure did! Enjoy the event photo gallery, you may be in it. We enjoyed tastes from our Brewery District Partners! Thanks to our generous sponsors!

01
May

2019 Preservation Award Winners

May is Preservation Month and we can’t think of a better way to shine a spotlight on historic preservation than recognizing the PEOPLE in Columbus who are making it happen! Please join us in honoring these champions and learn more about their impact at our May 9 Member Appreciation Event at the Trolley District »EVENT

05
Apr

Art Walks & Landmark Talks Return

We are thrilled to partner with Columbus Public Health on a new season of 14 FREE Art Walks & Landmark Talks! Explore our city’s unique neighborhoods on these one-hour urban adventures, and learn more about each neighborhood’s unique architecture, art and history … all while improving your health and fitness. These tours are provided with

05
Apr

Modern Movement in Columbus

We are pleased to announce the formation of a concerted effort to promote, celebrate, and advocate for Columbus’ Mid-Century Modern architecture. Over the years, Columbus Landmarks has developed several programs around the recent past. These include overseeing a historic survey of roughly 300 properties, constructed 1940-1975, through the AmeriCorps program; educational presentations; the Rush Creek

20
Dec

Franklinton Church Demo Approved

2.19.19 UPDATE: The East Franklinton Review Board voted to approve demolition of the 1912 West Side Spiritualist Church at their meeting today to clear the site for Homeport’s plan for a 50-unit affordable housing building. Conditions of approval include approval of Low Income Housing Tax Credits; approval of new building design; and Section 106 Review.

06
Feb

St. Dominic’s Rectory Threatened with Demolition

Columbus Landmarks is appealing to the Catholic Diocese to reverse the decision to demolish St. Dominic’s Rectory, located at 453 N. 20th Street in the historic King-Lincoln Bronzeville neighborhood. We recommend the building be mothballed and retained for future use instead. The handsome, brick c1900 Queen Anne style home is a historically, architecturally and culturally

05
Dec

Home Preservation Funded for 2019!

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that our Home Preservation Program (HPP) is funded for 2019! The program was established two years ago with the goal of preserving Columbus historic neighborhoods, one house at a time. HPP helps area homeowners repair, maintain and preserve the architectural integrity of their older homes. Thanks to the generosity

04
Dec

#GivingTuesday Gratitude

Many thanks to 28 donors who joined the global #GivingTuesday movement on November 27 and donated to Columbus Landmarks! We received 14 direct donations and 14 via The Columbus Foundation totaling $2,929.06. This is a great start to our Annual Fund Campaign and we are very grateful for the support from our generous donors.  If