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Big Thanks for Big Give

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!


Black Lives Matter.

Columbus Landmarks stands in solidarity with our city and the world in the fight to end racism and injustice for once and for all. We are committed to taking action in our community by identifying, documenting and saving African American history and places. The goal is to create equity and understanding today, and a legacy


Welcome New Trustees!

We are thrilled to welcome nine new trustees to serve three-year terms on our Board: Michael Barbee, LRT Restoration Technologies Toni Bell, Civil Rights Heritage Tour of the South Alison Circle, Columbus Metropolitan Library Rita Fuller-Yates, Columbus Black History David Gentilini, Capital University Schumacher Gallery Clyde Henry, Architect; Denmark on High Minerva AJ Mulcahy, Architectural Alliance


COVID-19 Response

Although COVID-19 has changed virtually everything, our work at Columbus Landmarks perseveres to help prepare our city for brighter days ahead with respect for our historic past. Out of concern for our community, Columbus Landmarks has postponed all in-person workshops, tours and events until further notice. Our board, staff and committees continue to meet and


Columbus Landmarks Awarded Two Grants

We are thrilled to announce receipt of a $20,000 grant from the 1772 Foundation of Providence, RI to fund a feasibility study for our new Historic Properties Redevelopment Fund, also known as a revolving fund. A revolving fund is used to purchase, stabilize and/or rehabilitate, and then resell historic properties to preservation-minded buyers, subject to easements or protective covenants. Columbus Landmarks’ Historic Properties Redevelopment


We’re Hiring!

It’s an exciting time of growth at Columbus Landmarks with new initiatives, programming, and advocacy efforts! We are accepting resumes for a full-time Associate Director who will serve as the primary marketing manager; tour and event planner; constituent manager; and volunteer coordinator. Goal-oriented, engaging and motivated, we seek a versatile candidate with excellent organizational and


Historic Tax Credits Announced for 5 Columbus Buildings

The Ohio Development Services Agency awarded $4,389,821 in Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits for the rehabilitation of five historic buildings in Columbus. Together, the projects are expected to leverage approximately $50 million in private investments.  “Preserving the historic charm of Ohio communities enhances the quality of life in our downtowns and neighborhoods,” said Lydia Mihalik,