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Opinion: Preservation Efforts Should be Used for Progress, Not NIMBYism

Josh Lapp Josh Lapp Opinion: Preservation Efforts Should be Used for Progress, Not NIMBYism

Numerous proposals, contentious meetings, and contemptuous rejections characterize the 18-month saga of a proposed development at the corner of Livingston and City Park Avenues on the edge of German Village. Through multiple iterations, the opponents of the hotel have depicted it as “huge” and “alarmingly different” and bemoan further development of the neighborhood remarking that […]

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Uptown Untapped

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Uptown Untapped

Uptown Untapped is Westerville’s first-ever beer festival, recognizing both the city’s rich history as a hub for the temperance movement and celebrating its bright future in the heart of the city’s unique Uptown district. No longer classified as “The Dry Capital of the World,” Uptown Untapped touts local breweries, restaurants and musicians on the same […]

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The List: 9 Most Endangered Buildings of 2018

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 9 Most Endangered Buildings of 2018

The Columbus Landmarks organization unveiled their fifth annual Most Endangered Buildings list this evening, seeking to highlight historic properties in danger of being demolished and lost forever. This year, seven of the buildings are new additions to the list with two having been previously featured. Several of the properties in this year’s list have previously been […]

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History of Columbus Restaurant Spaces: 10 facts you didn’t know

 Shelley Mann History of Columbus Restaurant Spaces: 10 facts you didn’t know

While only a handful of Columbus restaurants are still going strong after decades in business, many others are housed in buildings with long and storied pasts. Here are a few stories you may not have heard about some of your favorite restaurants! Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43206 The space that is now […]

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The List: 13 Most Endangered Buildings in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 13 Most Endangered Buildings in Columbus

The Columbus Landmarks Foundation announced their annual “Most Endangered Buildings” list this evening during the group’s annual membership meeting. The list was created to draw attention to historic properties throughout the city that are in danger of being demolished for new development, or collapsing due to long-term neglect. The 2016 list features seven properties carried […]

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Heartland Bank Relocating from Gahanna to Old Airport Terminal

Walker Evans Walker Evans Heartland Bank Relocating from Gahanna to Old Airport Terminal

Local historians and preservationists have been working for years to save the original Port Columbus Airport Terminal building, which has been named one of the most endangered historic buildings to potentially face demolition. Yesterday, preservationists got their wish. Gahanna-based Heartland Bank announced that they would relocate their company headquarters to the old building following renovations. […]

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The List: 14 Most Endangered Buildings in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 14 Most Endangered Buildings in Columbus

Columbus Landmarks announced its second annual “Most Endangered Buildings” list on Thursday, expanding it from a total of 13 last year to 14 this year. The list is intended to draw attention to local historic buildings or properties that are in danger of demolition or destruction in hopes that they can be saved. New places […]

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The 6th Annual Columbus Dessert Festival Returns!

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