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Craftivism: Advocacy and Letterpress Workshop

Anne Evans Anne Evans Craftivism: Advocacy and Letterpress Workshop

Enjoy this unique opportunity to learn letterpress and refine your advocacy techniques at Igloo Letterpress in historic downtown Worthington! This 2-hour advocacy workshop will begin with a letterpress workshop, where you will have the opportunity to create preservation-themed postcards. You will love learning this traditional printing technique that has been used since the 1400s (aka […]

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Photos: Inside the Historic Hoster Brewery Complex

Brent Warren Brent Warren Photos: Inside the Historic Hoster Brewery Complex

The McCabe Companies’ plan to redevelop the former Hoster Brewing Company complex in the Brewery District is proceeding full steam ahead, according to Principal Dwight McCabe. Despite the complexity of the project and a recent setback – it was not one of the projects awarded state historic preservation tax credits in December – McCabe said […]

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Historic Maennerchor Building to be Preserved

Walker Evans Walker Evans Historic Maennerchor Building to be Preserved

Over the past two years, the fate of the historic Maennerchor building at 966 S. High St. has been up in the air. But thanks to the efforts of two anonymous philanthropists, the building is slated for renovation and preservation in partnership with the nonprofit Jefferson Avenue Center. The property was purchased from the Columbus […]

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Board Approves Demolition of Franklinton Church for Affordable Housing

Brent Warren Brent Warren Board Approves Demolition of Franklinton Church for Affordable Housing

The East Franklinton Review Board (EFRB) gave its conditional approval yesterday to a plan to demolish the former West Side Spiritualist Church at 79 McDowell St. The proposal, from the affordable housing nonprofit Homeport, calls for a four-story, 50-unit apartment complex on the site. Residents of the building would have access to 60 parking spaces in […]

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Proposal for Schumacher Place Mixes Modern, Historic

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal for Schumacher Place Mixes Modern, Historic

A plan to build a three-story apartment building next to a 100-year-old commercial building on the South Side has been slowly making its way through the approval process. The new, modern building would replace a 1950s-era concrete block addition and sit just to the east of the existing, one-story brick building at 364 E. Whittier […]

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Solar Panels in Columbus? How to Know if They Would Work on Your Home

Brent Warren Brent Warren Solar Panels in Columbus? How to Know if They Would Work on Your Home

The first question that solar installers and other advocates of solar energy in Columbus often get asked is a simple one: isn’t it too cloudy here for that to work? The answer is an emphatic no, they say. Although it may take longer to reap the financial rewards of installing solar panels on your roof […]

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Historic Paint & Finishes Workshop

  Historic Paint & Finishes Workshop

Paint adds both protection and value to any home. It also defines and enhances architectural details. But the choices and considerations can be overwhelming! Join Columbus Landmarks’ Home Preservation Program and Preservationist and Conservator Lindsay Jones of Blind Eye Restoration for a fun and informative class on the basic history of paint, history of colors, […]

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