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Electric Vehicle Charging Station Opens in Downtown Parking Garage

Walker Evans Walker Evans Electric Vehicle Charging Station Opens in Downtown Parking Garage

Parking your car in Downtown Columbus just got a bit more environmentally friendly. Six electric vehicle charging stations were unveiled yesterday morning on the green level of the Ohio Statehouse Underground Parking Garage. The stations can fully repower a standard electric car battery in six to eight hours at a cost of 50 cents per […]

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New Book Featuring The Ohio Statehouse Now Available

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Book Featuring The Ohio Statehouse Now Available

A new book titled “Ohio Statehouse: A Building for the Ages” was made available last week in the Statehouse Museum Shop. This new 80-page book features over 120 historic images of the buildings, grounds and events at the Ohio Statehouse dating back to 1839. “Over the years, people have consistently asked if we had a […]

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John Kasich Sworn in as Ohio’s 69th Governor

Walker Evans Walker Evans John Kasich Sworn in as Ohio’s 69th Governor

At a ceremony taking place at 12:07am this morning (or last night if you were still awake), John Kasich was sworn into the office of the Governor of the State of Ohio, along with Lt. Governor Mary Taylor. The ceremonial swearing-in event will take place today at the Ohio Theatre, next door to the Statehouse. […]

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GCAC Presents: Take a Tour of the Ohio Statehouse

Gregg Dodd Gregg Dodd GCAC Presents: Take a Tour of the Ohio Statehouse

With Independence Day around the corner, there is no better time for central Ohioans to visit to the “People’s House” and be reminded about our great democracy. Restored to its 1861 appearance, the Ohio Statehouse has functioned as the center of state government in Ohio for 150 years. Downtown Columbus is dominated by Ohio’s Capitol, […]

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Two Bus Shelters Approved for Statehouse Grounds

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The intersection of Broad & High is commonly referred to as the “crossroads” of our city, and has always been a busy commuter destination for all forms of transportation. These corners will soon become a little bit more accommodating to bus commuters as two new covered shelters will be added for passengers headed northbound on […]

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Ohio Statehouse Museum Will Open on June 10th

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Press Release: A new Ohio Statehouse Museum will open to the public on June 10 at 10 a.m. The Museum will be located on the ground floor of Ohio’s Capitol Building and will function as an interactive place for learning about Ohio government for more than 80,000 Ohio Statehouse tour visitors annually. The opening of […]

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Statehouse to Kickballers: Get Off Our Lawn

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For the past few years, the Statehouse lawn has been home to the Capitol Crossroads downtown kickball league where office workers, young professionals, and downtown residents have all been able to converge and participate some friendly intramural activities. But word has been handed down from the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (the organization that […]

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