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New Book – Historic Hotels of Columbus, Ohio

Explore the vintage hotels of yesteryear with a new book, Historic Hotels of Columbus, Ohio. Authors Tom Betti & Doreen Uhas Sauer have joined forces to document the illustrious hotels and raucous two-bit establishments in our city’s past. In Columbus, grande dame hotels like the Neil House, the Great Southern, the Hartman, the Chittenden and […]

And The Winner Is …

Congratulations to Columbus Metropolitan Library Driving Park Branch – winner of the 2015 James B. Recchie Award!   In a program at Smith Bros. Hardware, Columbus Landmarks Foundation announced the winner of the 2015 James B. Recchie Award. This was the 26th time the award has been given in honor of the late James B. […]

Historic Preservation Tax Credit Moratorium Removed

YOUR VOICE WAS HEARD! The proposed suspension of the Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit program will be removed from the draft budget (HB64). Thank you to everyone who signed the petition and who wrote/called their senators! We submitted 1,426 signatures & 210 comments on June 12 to the Senate Finance Committee. The signatures were collected […]

Most Endangered Buildings

Columbus Landmarks’ 2nd Annual Most Endangered Buildings List features 14 buildings at risk of demolition, destruction or irreparable damage. These historic buildings and sites contribute not only to Columbus history, but also to the character of the community. The buildings were identified and nominated by the public, screened and selected by Columbus Landmarks Advocacy Committee, […]

Home Preservation: Update On Low-Interest Loan Program

Last year, Columbus Landmarks began work on a new program to assist Columbus homeowners in the repair and rehabilitation of houses that are at least 50 years old. The program will provide homeowners with low-interest loans for the purpose of making needed improvements to these historic residences. It is an exciting extension of the mission […]

African American Landmarks Preservation Initiative Report Published

The Report of the African American Landmark Preservation Initiative (AALPI) is published and available. AALPI researched and documented African American settlements in Columbus including Burnside Heights, Hanford Village, Flytown, Poindexter Village, and more. The goal of this initiative was to collaborate with existing and new preservation organizations and individuals, researchers, archivists, and others to research […]

Matching Grant Awarded

Columbus Landmarks is pleased to have received a $5,000 grant from the Charlotte R. Haller, and Martha G. Staub funds of The Columbus Foundation to support development of an historic preservation curriculum for high school students. The grant serves as partial match for the $10,000 grant recently received from the Richard and Julia Moe Fund […]

Columbus Landmarks Bookstore

Give the gifts your friends, family and clients will love with the added benefit of supporting Columbus Landmarks and making preservation a priority! Columbus Neighborhoods Columbus and the Great Flood of 1913  On This Day in Columbus Ohio History  The Great Columbus Experiment of 1908 Historic Columbus Taverns Columbus and The Ohio State University Then […]

Back-to-Back Accomplishments

For the first time in Columbus Landmarks Foundation’s 35-year history, we have been welcomed into the Greater Columbus Arts Council’s family of organizations receiving annual Operating Support, with the year-long support commencing this month. Appreciatively, these grants for operations are unrestricted and we couldn’t be more excited about working in partnership with GCAC and all […]

Columbus Landmarks gets national exposure

The National Trust for Historic Preservation is highlighting Columbus Landmarks’ work in conjunction with the Weinland Park Community Civic Association’s Housing Committee and Habitat for Humanity – Greater Columbus in their online magazine. Our Field Representative’s work in Weinland Park is being showcased along with other Habitat for Humanity projects across the country related to […]

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