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The Confluence Cast: Columbus Idea Foundry

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Columbus Idea Foundry

There are a myriad of possible solutions to breathe new life into a neighborhood. The Idea Foundry has a solution for Franklinton. In this episode, CEO Casey McCarty discusses how they helped transform an abandoned warehouse into a vibrant community that houses over 30 private office spaces for small businesses, startups, and corporate innovation spaces, […]

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The Confluence Cast: Dominique Larue

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Dominique Larue

How can women break into male-dominated fields? In the case of hip-hop artist and rapper Dominique Larue, they just do it. We sat down to discuss how she got started, how she creates her work, the music business, and dealing with depression and anxiety. Enjoy the interview and a sampling of her music. Shownotes for this […]

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“We Shall Remember Them”: How Columbus Remembered the Great War

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill “We Shall Remember Them”: How Columbus Remembered the Great War

The Columbus Historical Society is thrilled to announce a new program for Fall 2018. Events and exhibits will reveal the ways in which Columbus residents have memorialized World War I over the past 100 years. Coinciding with the centennial of the end of the war this fall, we hope you will join us for an […]

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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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Arnold Schwarzenegger Statue Finds New Home on High Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Arnold Schwarzenegger Statue Finds New Home on High Street

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a name that the rest of the US might not closely associate with Columbus, but locals know him well as the founder of one of the city’s largest annual conventions: The Arnold Sports Festival. To honor the impact the event has had on the city, we even erected a statue of the […]

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