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The Best Architectural Design of 2015: The Ohio Veterans Memorial

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best Architectural Design of 2015: The Ohio Veterans Memorial

While fully constructed architecture is recognized locally with awards from organizations such as AIA Columbus and the Columbus Landmarks Foundation, we decided to assemble our own version of public recognition for the architectural designs that have been proposed and presented in the past year, though not necessarily fully completed. Columbus Underground readers have informally critiqued […]

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Photos/Video: Vets Memorial Demolition Begins

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos/Video: Vets Memorial Demolition Begins

Demolition of the Veterans Memorial Building in Franklinton officially began yesterday to make way for the new Ohio Veterans Memorial and Museum. The new 53,000 square foot facility is expected to begin construction this spring, with a targeted opening date planned for December 2016. To view renderings and more details on the project, CLICK HERE. […]

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Opinion: New Vets Memorial is No Sanctuary

 Bernard Pontones Opinion: New Vets Memorial is No Sanctuary

The curious description of the Ohio Veterans Memorial included in the December 30, 2014 article in Columbus Underground (“New Renderings Released for Ohio Veterans Memorial“) relied on theatrical and religious themes: “The Ohio Veterans Memorial and Museum is conceived as an architecture of two acts. The first is an act of landscape, where the surrounding […]

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New Renderings Released for Ohio Veterans Memorial

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Renderings Released for Ohio Veterans Memorial

Allied Works Architecture released updated renderings of the new Ohio Veterans Memorial project, which will replace the old Veterans Memorial Building on the bank of the Scioto River. Preliminary demolition work has already begun on the inside Vets Memorial, and the new building is slated for completion in December 2016. The new 53,000 square foot […]

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