Lashutka Event Center Coming to Griggs Reservoir in 2016
The Lashutka Event Center is slated to become a reality in 2016. Originally announced with a dedication ceremony in September 2014, the Gregory S. Lashutka Event Center located at 2933 Riverside Drive, will boast a renovated space to host events at the scenic Griggs Reservoir Park.
The new event center is a $1.96 million renovation and expansion of the historic Richards House, which was originally built around 1815 and later repurposed as the Dam Keeper’s house in 1905. The building, which had fallen into disrepair, was previously listed on the Columbus Landmarks Foundation’s Most Endangered List in 2014 before the initiative to restore and expand the facility was announced.
Construction began on the Lashutka Event Center in December, and is expected to be completed by the end of 2016. Once finished, the venue will provide 5,500 square feet of rentable space for meetings, weddings and community events.
For more information, visit columbus.gov/recreationandparks/.