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Planning Begins for Redevelopment of Scioto Peninsula

Walker Evans Walker Evans Planning Begins for Redevelopment of Scioto Peninsula

The redevelopment of the Scioto River was announced today as a new catalytic project for Downtown Columbus. However, if that’s not enough big news, then you’ll be pleased to know that the planning initiative for the next big project to follow was also announced. “The Mayor, City Council and the Franklin County Commissioners have asked […]

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Scioto River Greenway Plan Moving Forward

Walker Evans Walker Evans Scioto River Greenway Plan Moving Forward

Exactly two years ago, a planning effort was under way that would help determine the types of projects and initiatives would help set the stage for the continued growth of Downtown Columbus over the course of the next decade. A set of 12 ideas were born out of the 2010 Downtown Strategic Plan, with much attention being […]

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Photo Review: Columbus Historical Society’s new space at COSI

Anne Evans Anne Evans Photo Review: Columbus Historical Society’s new space at COSI

The Columbus Historical Society unveiled their new space inside of COSI on Tuesday night. The new space gives them a prominent location for the community to visit and take in the exhibits of Columbus history. Opening night included a celebration of cakes (donated by Giant Eagle), dancers, zoo animals and singers. Visitors also viewed a […]

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Congrats to Elizabeth Lessner, 2012 Arch Award Winner

Walker Evans Walker Evans Congrats to Elizabeth Lessner, 2012 Arch Award Winner

Last night, the Columbus Historical Society celebrated the 200th birthday of The City of Columbus, in addition to celebrating the opening of their new exhibit space inside COSI. The event included live entertainment, cake, music and a viewing party for the new WOSU Neighborhoods: Downtown/Franklinton documentary. Columbus Underground was also on hand to continue the […]

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History Lesson: Columbus Historical Society Unveils New Space at COSI and Continues Columbus’ Bicentennial Celebration

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: Columbus Historical Society Unveils New Space at COSI and Continues Columbus’ Bicentennial Celebration

Happy Birthday Columbus! Tuesday February 14th is a day that we at the Columbus Historical Society have been looking forward to for years and we are so excited to open up the doors of our new home at COSI! This landmark day for the city of Columbus is a benchmark for CHS as well and […]

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Seeking Nominations for Columbus Arch Award 2012

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The City of Columbus will be turning 200 years old on Tuesday, February 14th, and once again we’ll be celebrating the occasion by announcing the annual Arch Award at the Columbus Historical Society’s birthday celebration. This award recognizes an “up and coming” local person who is making modern day history in the city through their actions and contributions. Previous […]

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GCAC Presents: Spend the Night with First Night

 Amanda Leeman GCAC Presents: Spend the Night with First Night

On Saturday, December 31 join us and 15,000 of your closest friends for the largest New Year’s Eve celebration in Columbus. First Night Columbus offers families the opportunity to celebrate the New Year together. From adventures with Dora and Diego, to Club COSI, to performances from Enrique Infante, there’s a little bit for each member […]

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