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We’ve Moved to 57 Jefferson!

We moved our office today from 61 Jefferson Ave. next door to the first floor of 57 Jefferson Ave., which was built in the 1870s in the French Second Empire Style. Columbus Landmarks is proud to have been a long-time tenant of the Jefferson Center for Learning & the Arts and we are excited about […]

Historic North High Street Block Threatened

For almost a century Dr. Charles W. Pavey was a living legend in the University District adjacent to the main campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus. He spent most of his life in the house on North High Street where he was born in 1906. In the course of a medical career resulting […]

Date Your House Workshop

Columbus Landmarks Foundation and Columbus Metropolitan Library’s Local History & Genealogy Division are partnering to present a free workshop on how to date your house and learn its history. Unless you happen to be a descendant of the original owner, tracing the history of an older house can be a complex web. Factor in the […]

Seasonal Walks at Green Lawn Cemetery

Columbus Landmarks Foundation and Friends of Green Lawn Cemetery are hosting seasonal tours that focus on both the art of Green Lawn Cemetery and the botanical features of this very special park. Green Lawn is Central Ohio’s preeminent 19th century cemetery, reflected in roots to the Cemetery Beautiful Movement in New England. Green Lawn Cemetery […]

Explore 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]