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08
Feb

Most Endangered on Columbus Neighborhoods

Thanks to WOSU Public Media’s Columbus Neighborhoods for shining a spotlight on a few of the properties featured on our 2018 Most Endangered Buildings List. Becky West, Executive Director, enjoyed driving around with Founding Trustee and Host, Jeff Darbee. Nominations for this year’s Most Endangered Buildings List are now open. Please nominate buildings that are

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

20
Dec

Save the Historic Franklinton Church

2.12.19 UPDATE: The East Franklinton Review Board indicated at their business meeting today that they will vote in favor of the proposal that calls for demolition of the 1912 West Side Spiritualist Church at their regular meeting next week. Homeport obtained two estimates to incorporate some of the frontage/facade into the proposed affordable housing development

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

State Preservation Award for Glenbrow Rehabilitation

Dorri Steinhoff and Joe Kuspan were recently awarded a State Historic Preservation Office Merit Award for preservation and rehabilitation of the 1940 Gunning House at 7495 East Broad Street in Blacklick. It was a privilege to nominate Dorri and Joe for the award and we are thrilled they were selected for this honor. They are pictured

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

30
Oct

Welcome, Ruby! Cristo Rey Intern

Hello, my name is Rubicela, most known as Ruby. I am a Cristo Rey student interning at the Columbus Landmarks this year on Tuesdays. This for sure has been a new opportunity for me and I have learned a lot in the little time I have been working here. Some of my activities in this

04
Oct

And the winner is …

Congratulations to the Columbus Metropolitan Library Northside Branch, winner of the 2018 James B. Recchie Design Award! In a program at the Wells Barn at Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus Landmarks announced the winner of the 2018 James B. Recchie Award. This was the 29 th time the award has been given in honor of the late James

03
Oct

Preserving the DNA of Places and Eras

We will welcome Paul Westlake to Columbus as our featured speaker at the James B. Recchie Design Award Program on Thursday, October 4 at Wells Park at Franklin Park Conservatory. Paul spearheads DLR Group (Cleveland) Cultural+Performing Arts Studio serving global clients that include four of the six largest performing arts centers in the U.S., premier conservatories, major

03
Oct

South Linden Block Blitz

This Saturday, October 6 our Home Preservation Program will host a ‘Block Blitz’ to help five homeowners who live on one block of E. 24th St. in South Linden. These historic homes, constructed in the 1920s and 1930s, were built with quality materials and are important to the fabric of the neighborhood. We’ve been working with the