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Packard, Porn & Ohio Architecture

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Packard, Porn & Ohio Architecture

The Midwest might be well-known for its wide-open spaces, agricultural production and comfort cooking, but outside of Frank Lloyd Wright, its architectural contributions are often overlooked.  That’s a shame, because that means missing out on some good structures, and the stories that go with them.  Belt Publishing’s new book, Midwest Architecture Journeys, explores the region’s […]

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Plan to Demolish Historic Marble Cliff Building Meeting Resistance

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan to Demolish Historic Marble Cliff Building Meeting Resistance

A building in Marble Cliff that was designed by one of Columbus’ preeminent architects is once again being threatened with demolition. The latest plan calls for replacing the tudor-style mansion with a three-story, 67-unit apartment building. The building, located on 1.25 acres at 2015 W. Fifth Ave., was designed by Frank Packard, architect of the […]

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