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Debate Continues over Millennial Tower’s LED Billboard Plans

Walker Evans Walker Evans Debate Continues over Millennial Tower’s LED Billboard Plans

How do you balance advertisements with architecture? That continues to be the heart of the discussion with the 28-story Millennial Tower proposal as it made its way in front of the Downtown Commission for its third round of reviews this morning. When the new building was first proposed in May 2016 for the southwest corner […]

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ArtPop Billboards Going Up Around the City

Anne Evans Anne Evans ArtPop Billboards Going Up Around the City

Columbus has started to have billboards covered in art popping up around the city. A collaboration between outdoor billboard company Lamar and the Greater Columbus Arts Council under their Art Makes Columbus/Columbus Makes Art campaign has resulted in the work of five local artists being showcased on the large scale platforms for the first annual […]

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LGBT Activists Answer Billboard by Patiently Awaiting Marriage Equality

Walker Evans Walker Evans LGBT Activists Answer Billboard by Patiently Awaiting Marriage Equality

Last fall, an anti-gay billboard reading “Holy Matrimony is One Man and One Woman” went up on Olentangy River Road near Grandview Heights. Local LGBT activists answered the billboard by erecting one of their own that read “Marriage Equality! Love Will Win!” nearby. This week, the “Holy Matrimony” billboard has returned to Fifth Avenue, likely […]

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LGBT Activists Answer Billboard with One of their Own

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea LGBT Activists Answer Billboard with One of their Own

The billboard looms over the corner of Olentangy River Road and Riverview Drive. It reads “Holy matrimony is one man and one woman.” No one seems to know where it came from or who put it up, but the meaning is clear. “We can’t ignore that that’s an anti-gay message, but it has that plausible […]

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Fifth by Northwest Prepares to Battle Billboard

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From ColumbusLocalNews.com: Word of billboard has Grandview-area commission prepared to fight By Donavon Campbell Fifth by Northwest Area Commission members are hoping work on an overlay district for their area can be completed in time to prevent the construction of a billboard in one of the gateways to the community. [Read More]

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National Companies Give Orange Barrel Competition

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For the past few years, there’s really only been one name associated with massive attention-getting billboards downtown: Orange Barrel Media. Love them or hate them, the massive downtown advertisements have been a hot topic since Columbus-native Pete Scantland founded Orange Barrel six years ago. The Nationwide Paint Spill, the Columbus Crew Soccer Ball, the Columbus […]

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Outdoor billboards to display Ohio primary results

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Business Courier of Cincinnati wrote Outdoor billboards to display Ohio primary results Travelers will get updates on Ohio’s primary results March 4, on digital billboards across the state, according to the Outdoor Advertising Association of Ohio and Lamar Advertising. The billboards will display real-time election results, provided by the Ohio Secretary of State’s office, the […]

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