Support New Film Through Power2Give

        Help us raise funds for a new film! In 2012, Columbus Landmarks Trustee Conrade C. Hinds authored a book entitled The Great Columbus Experiment of 1908 – Waterworks that Changed the World. It’s an interesting and exciting story and Columbus Landmarks asks for your support to bring it to life through film! […]

2014 Annual Meeting ~ May 8

The Board of Trustees of Columbus Landmarks Foundation invites you to the 2014 Annual Membership Meeting Thursday, May 8 at the Cultural Arts Center, 139 W. Main Street. 5:30 p.m. Wine & Cheese Reception 6-7 p.m. Annual Meeting & Preservation Awards The Annual Meeting is a free event for Columbus Landmarks Members – >>RSVP Not […]

Home Preservation: New Program Offers Low-Interest Loans

Our mission: Columbus Landmarks advocates for, promotes and preserves Columbus landmarks and neighborhoods. Since 1977, Columbus Landmarks has helped preserve the best of our past while recognizing creative re-use and new design consistent with our mission. We are very excited to introduce a public-private partnership with the city of Columbus to help residents preserve their […]

Hanford Village Listed In National Register

The Hanford Village George Washington Carver Addition Historic District has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The National Register is the official list of properties recognized by the federal government as worthy of preservation for their local, state, or national significance in American history, architecture, archaeology, engineering, or culture. Columbus Landmarks was […]

Art Walk Videos Available

Last summer and fall, Columbus Landmarks joined forces with Columbus Public Health to offer 24 free guided Art Walks & Landmark Talks on Monday evenings. You can continue to walk on your own with Columbus Art Walks self-guided walking maps and audio tours of various art districts in Columbus. The maps direct you to sites while recorded messages tell […]

Columbus Landmarks Bookstore

Kick back with a selection from Columbus Landmarks’ bookstore. Enjoy these books by our very own Tom Betti, Conrade Hinds, Ed Lentz and Doreen Uhas Sauer. The authors are pleased to sign your copy! 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 […]

African American Landmarks Preservation Initiative

The African American Landmarks Preservation Initiative is researching and documenting African American settlements in Columbus including Burnside Heights, Hanford Village, Flytown, Poindexter Village, and more. Volunteer researchers are at the heart of this project. Church members, community residents, elders and others are invited to contribute their valuable information to help fill out the story of African Americans settlements in Columbus.  The project still […]

Congratulations to Tax Credit Recipients

Congratulations to the owners of five Columbus historic properties awarded Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits through the Ohio Department of Development. In total, $35.8 million in Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits was awarded to 18 owners around the state. The projects are expected to leverage more than $237.5 million in private investments. 06.26.12 Columbus Business […]

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 […]

Annual Membership Meeting

Celebrate Columbus Landmarks’ 35th Anniversary at our Annual Membership Meeting Thursday, May 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the offices of Bricker & Eckler, the historic and James B. Recchie Design Award-winning Old, Old Post Office. Tours of the building and the neighboring Central Presbyterian Church building will be available. Thursday, […]

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 […]

Green Lawn Abbey Workday

Roll up your sleeves and help with spring clean-up day at Green Lawn Abbey Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Columbus Landmarks Foundation joins forces with Green Lawn Abbey Preservation Association for their annual spring clean-up. Green Lawn Abbey, located at 700 Greenlawn Ave., is a grand structure built in 1927 by […]

Vacant & Abandoned Buildings Roundtable

Ohio’s Historic Preservation Community Addresses Vacant and Abandoned Buildings Problem Columbus Landmarks Foundation hosted historic preservation representatives from around the state at a May 23, 2012, summit to discuss growing concerns over maintaining the integrity of historically important neighborhoods and buildings with the reality of demolition plans for vacant and abandoned buildings. The May 23, […]