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Union Station Arch T-shirt


Show your passion for preservation and support Columbus Landmarks advocacy efforts with this vintage-style tee from State of Devotion featuring the Columbus Landmarks logo's iconic sole surviving 1897 Union Station Arch. Ultra-soft and available in charcoal with light grey or black ink + heather blue with blue ink. Made in the USA, Poly-Cotton (50% Polyester / 50% Cotton) construction.

$25

Union Station Rosette T-Shirt


Show your passion for historic architecture with this vintage-style tee from State of Devotion. The design features the sculpted rosette on the capital of the Corinthian columns supporting the c.1897 Union Station Arch located in McFerson Park.

All shirts are Made in the USA.
Poly-Cotton (50% Polyester / 50% Cotton) construction

$25

Union Station Lion T-shirt


Vintage-style tee featuring lion sculpture rescued from Union Station demolition. Train bridge inspector Francis “Fritz" Burkhardt's devastated by its destruction, walked through the rubble and rescued the lion sculpture adorning the station – this shirt salutes Fritz and all like him who love, cherish & work to save our architectural history. Shirts are ultra-soft, color charcoal. Made in USA, Poly-Cotton (50% Polyester / 50% Cotton) construction.

$25

Brown Trucker Hat


Show your passion for preservation with the authentic Legacy92 Old Favorite Trucker Hat featuring custom embroidered patch.
– 100% cotton twill and proprietary wash creates the time-worn effect
– unstructured low profile fit
– mesh back of hat
– old-school kelly green undervisor and snap closure to fit everyone

Blue Trucker Hat – OUT OF STOCK


Show your passion for preservation with the authentic Legacy92 Old Favorite Trucker Hat featuring custom embroidered patch.
– 100% cotton twill and proprietary wash creates the time-worn effect
– unstructured low profile fit
– mesh back of hat
– old-school kelly green undervisor and snap closure to fit everyone

Union Station Arch Polo


Show your passion for preservation and support the advocacy efforts of Columbus Landmarks with this custom-embroidered polo from State of Devotion. Featuring the sole surviving 1897 Union Station Arch, this pique polo is available in navy with charcoal embroidery.

100% cotton construction

$35

Union Station Arch Glass


Show your passion for preservation and support the advocacy efforts of Columbus Landmarks.

Each glass makes any beverage a monumental experience featuring an etching of the Columbus Landmarks logo with iconic Union Station Arch. Holds 16 ounces. Proudly made in Ohio!

Individual Gift Membership – $35
GIVE THE GIFT OF PRESERVATION!


By giving a Columbus Landmarks Individual Gift Membership, you open up a new world of discovery through city tours, tavern tours, special events and more. They’ll love being part of the movement to save our architectural heritage and promote excellence in new design.

Columbus Landmarks EGift Card


Give the gift of Landmarks merchandise ‘n swag! Perfect for procrastinators – buy here online via our Square partner and the EGift Card gets immediately emailed to the recipient of your choice – OR select the date the EGift Card gets emailed. Exclusive to Landmarks’ Pop-Up Shop, the EGift Cards are not available for online shopping, tours or memberships. Landmarks Pop-Up Shop location: 57 Jefferson Ave. Columbus Ohio 43215

by Tom Betti and Doreen Uhas Sauer

Forgotten Landmarks of Columbus


Explore the stories behind Columbus' most stunning landmarks, both those sadly lost and others miraculously saved.

As the crossroads city of the Midwest, Columbus has always thrived. Over the years, many of the city's most important and most beautiful buildings–packed with marble, ornate metalwork, painted ceilings and glitz and glamour–have been reduced to dust or left in disrepair. Union Station and stately mansions of well-to-do industrialists are no longer there to tell the story of the city. The Alfred Kelley Mansion, the Chittenden Hotel, the Franklin County Courthouse, and the Walk of Wonders in the Great Western Shopping Center were lost, but the palatial Ohio Theatre and the modest Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker home, both designated National Historic Landmarks, were saved. Tom Betti and Doreen Uhas Sauer, authors of Historic Hotels of Columbus and Historic Taverns of Columbus, recapture stories and memories of a forgotten Columbus.

by Tom Betti & Doreen Uhas Sauer

Historic Columbus Taverns


One of the first buildings in Central Ohio in the 1790s was a tavern and 200 years later–Columbus as a foodie" town shows renewed interest in discovering its historic “liquid assets." Once historic taverns in frontier Columbus featured live bears chained to giant wheels, pumping water for travelers in need of a shower and giving new meaning to the term “watering hole." Existing historic taverns in Columbus span from 1830s through the 1930s and still have little-known histories, stories, scandals, as well as, architectural fabric to explore. One is built on a still active graveyard; another is in the building of a former Pentecostal church. Several remain from the Irish and German migrations and survived Prohibition; one was the quintessential gentlemen's bar still with pool room that connected by underground tunnel to the Ohio Statehouse in a time of temperance. Another was both a tavern and a bordello for Union and Confederate officers (though on different nights). Set in the social and political historic context of a changing city, the taverns offer a chance to explore the city's history through its watering holes."

by Conrade C. Hinds

The Great Columbus Experiment of 1908 Waterworks That Changed the World


After Senator Marcus Hanna, a presidential hopeful at the turn of the twentieth century, contracted typhoid from Columbus tap water and died soon after, the embarrassed city rushed into action. The Columbus Experiment was born. Scientists and a group of nationally renowned men who were taught the science of sanitary engineering at MIT by a forgotten and uncredited female chemist devised a plan and mobilized an army of workers into action, in spite of the ceaseless internal strife of city politicians. The result was a water-treatment system that virtually eliminated the scourge of typhoid, cholera and many other waterborne diseases from the civilized world, saving millions of lives. Join Conrade C. Hinds and the Columbus Landmarks Foundation in exploring the waterworks that changed the world.

by Conrade C. Hinds

Columbus and the Great Flood of 1913


Beginning on Easter Sunday, March 23, 1913, Columbus and the Ohio Valley endured a downpour that would produce the largest flood in one hundred years. Heavy rains came on the heels of an especially cold winter, resulting in a torrent of runoff over saturated and frozen ground. Rivers and streams quickly overflowed and levees failed, sending tsunami-like floodwater into unsuspecting communities and claiming four hundred lives. There were ninety-six deaths in Columbus alone when the swollen Scioto River emptied water that ran nine to seventeen feet deep through the streets of the near west side. Join Conrade C. Hinds and the Columbus Landmarks Foundation in a closer look at a flood disaster that reshaped the American Midwest.

by Tom Betti and Doreen Uhas Sauer

Historic Hotels of Columbus Ohio


Explore the vintage hotels of yesteryear with a new book, Historic Hotels of Columbus, Ohio. Authors Tom Betti & Doreen Uhas Sauer have joined forces to document the illustrious hotels and raucous two-bit establishments in our city’s past. In Columbus, grande dame hotels like the Neil House, the Great Southern, the Hartman, the Chittenden and the Deshler achieved the height of elegance and refinement. More modest establishments were frequented by fugitive Confederate generals, notorious bootleggers and Fidel Castro’s family. Read about the Gilded Age bachelors who decked out banquet halls to look like camping sites and the Hungarian revolutionaries who failed to keep a low profile. From devastating hotel fires to ornate outhouse fittings, Doreen and Tom will introduce you to a whole new side of Columbus history.



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