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The List: 9 Most Endangered Buildings of 2020

Brent Warren Brent Warren The List: 9 Most Endangered Buildings of 2020

Columbus Landmarks has released its annual Most Endangered Buildings list, highlighting nine buildings that are at risk of being demolished, redeveloped, or simply left to sit vacant and deteriorate. This year’s list features buildings from many different eras and neighborhoods, encompassing a range of different architectural styles. Urban neighborhoods like Franklinton and Linden are represented, […]

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The Humble Neighborhood Walk Gets Its Moment in the Sun

Brent Warren Brent Warren The Humble Neighborhood Walk Gets Its Moment in the Sun

Some local organizations are shining a spotlight on one of the few outside-the-house activities still available to us – the neighborhood walk. Transit Columbus has created a Walk Columbus Pledge to encourage people to take daily walks to “explore the nooks and crannies of our own neighborhoods…rather than heading for the most popular areas.” The […]

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2019 Most Endangered Sites

  2019 Most Endangered Sites

Becky West, Columbus Landmarks & Matthew Leasure, Designing Local Columbus Landmarks is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that advocates for historic preservation and new design excellence. The organization publishes annually a list of Most Endangered Sites and actively advocates for reuse, relying on architectural/historical significance and sustainability factors to build the case for preservation. Learn about […]

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Green Lawn Historical Bike Tour

  Green Lawn Historical Bike Tour

Columbus Outdoor Pursuits is pleased to offer historical guided bike tours of Green Lawn Abbey and Green Lawn Cemetery. The tour is designed for the casual cyclist who wants to learn more about these iconic Columbus landmarks. See inside the Green Lawn Abbey, then casually through Green Lawn Cemetery for an exceptional afternoon narrated by […]

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Main Library Wins 2019 Recchie Design Award

Brent Warren Brent Warren Main Library Wins 2019 Recchie Design Award

The Main Library is the winner of the 30th James B. Recchie Design Award. Columbus Landmarks announced the winner last night at an event at the Ohio Theatre Galbreath Pavilion. The renovation and expansion of the library, located at 96 S. Grant St. Downtown, was designed by Schooley Caldwell and GUND Partnership. MKSK served as […]

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Development Roundup: Local Award Winners, New Apartments and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: Local Award Winners, New Apartments and More

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news from the South Side, the West Side, Italian Village and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: Work is well underway on a new five-story parking garage in Italian Village (see photo above). […]

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The List: 8 Most Endangered Buildings of 2019

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 8 Most Endangered Buildings of 2019

The Columbus Landmarks organization announced its annual list of Most Endangered Sites in Central Ohio, shining a spotlight on buildings that could potentially face the wrecking ball if not for continued historic preservation efforts. New buildings on the list this year include the Kroger Bakery facility at 457 Cleveland Ave., which recently closed, and the […]

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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!

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