Local historians and co-authors Tom Betti & Doreen Uhas Sauer will discuss their upcoming book, Forgotten Landmarks of Columbus, at a free, live virtual event on Thursday, August 20 from 6:30-8pm. Aaron O’Donovan, Special Collections Supervisor at Columbus Metropolitan Library’s Local History & Genealogy Department, will host with time for Q&A about our city’s history. Since connecting through service on the Columbus
Prior to selling the historic property they so lovingly rehabilitated, longtime preservationists Nancy Recchie and Jeff Darbee donated a historic preservation easement to Columbus Landmarks to protect the Second Empire style building’s exterior characteristics forever. The 1890 building at 380 E. Town Street was the home of Fred Lazarus, president of the F&R Lazarus Company. A historic
The Ohio Development Services Agency recently awarded $7 million in Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits toward the rehabilitation of three vacant buildings in Columbus. Two of the sites have been featured on our Most Endangered List – the Broadwin and White-Haines/Madison’s. The third building in Columbus is the Market Mohawk Center at 250 E. Town
Our donors took action & made history with the biggest Big Give ever! We are inspired by your generosity, providing $14,230 in new donations dedicated to saving our city’s African American landmarks. Cheers to YOU and to The Columbus Foundation & their Bonus Pool Partners!