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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 List: 13 Most Endangered Buildings in Columbus

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

The Columbus Landmarks Foundation announced yesterday their first ever Most Endangered Buildings List, which features 13 historic structures in Central Ohio that are in danger of being demolished. The organization created the list to raise awareness about the status of these buildings and sites in hopes of preserving them and the character that they contribute […]

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At Home: Restoring a home overlooking Franklin Park

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Restoring a home overlooking Franklin Park

Putting an offer on a house is often a very exciting time. However, when that offer gets delayed again and again due to circumstances out of your control, it gets stressful. Tyler and Melissa Evans waited eight months to hear whether they were the owners of a beautiful home overlooking Franklin Park and even had […]

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CASTO Begins Historic Renovation of Secur-It Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans CASTO Begins Historic Renovation of Secur-It Building

Construction fencing began going up this week around the old Secur-It storage building located Downtown at the northeast intersection of Main and Front Streets, signaling progress on the restoration of the currently vacant warehouse. The building is owned by developer CASTO, which has plans to eventually convert the space into a new residential development. “We’re […]

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The Buzz: Egyptian Mummy Undergoes CT Scan

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre The Buzz: Egyptian Mummy Undergoes CT Scan

It’s not every day that a mummy undergoes a CT scan, but that’s just what happened recently at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. The institution’s new Flash CT scanner is helping archaeologists and Egyptologists learn more about the roughly 2,000-year-old mummy that belongs to the Ohio Historical Society, where it is referred to as […]

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At Home: Living in a former masonic temple

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Living in a former masonic temple

It’s an amazing feeling when you find the home that’s meant for you. Even when you are not even looking. That happened to Craig Boardman in March of last year. He was accompanying a friend who was going to take a look at a condo in the York Building. He happened to take a look […]

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Historic Smith Bros’ Hardware Building Continues Ongoing Rebirth

Walker Evans Walker Evans Historic Smith Bros’ Hardware Building Continues Ongoing Rebirth

The Smith Bros’ Hardware Building hasn’t been home to its namesake hardware business in over thirty years, but the building is still easily recognizable to locals as the namesake remains adorned atop this historic Italian Village structure. With one of the better sight-lines of the Downtown skyline, the Smith Bros’ building is home to both […]

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