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City Plans to Demolish Historic Building on Public Health Campus

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Plans to Demolish Historic Building on Public Health Campus

A city-owned building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places could be demolished this fall to make way for a parking lot. The building, which is known as the South Dormitory and was built in 1935, sits directly to the south of the main Columbus Public Health building, at 240 Parsons Ave. […]

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The List: 9 Most Endangered Sites of 2021

Brent Warren Brent Warren The List: 9 Most Endangered Sites of 2021

Columbus Landmarks has released its annual Most Endangered Buildings list, highlighting eight buildings – and one iconic sign – that are at risk of being demolished, redeveloped, or simply left to deteriorate. This year’s list features three different buildings on Mt. Vernon Avenue, one Downtown building, and two former churches. The oldest structure on the list was […]

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Group Hoping to Find Taker for Free Historic Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Group Hoping to Find Taker for Free Historic Building

Columbus Landmarks is hoping that a historic building can be saved before it is demolished to make way for a new development. The organization sent out an email to its membership late last week, offering to help facilitate a deal – the service station that has occupied a small section of North High Street near […]

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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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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION