Old Window Workshop April 8

Join us for a hands-on window workshop on Saturday, April 8 from 9am to noon and learn why repairing & restoring your old wood windows has advantages over replacement. You will learn window anatomy and energy saving strategies, and get hands-on repair and restoration experience from window expert Mark Blowers of Excalibur Restoration at an […]

East Long Street Buildings Threatened

**3.20.17 Update: Demolition of the corner building at 790 E. Long St. is underway. Do you see what we see? Pictured is the c1927 Adelphi Building, located at 818 E. Long Street, which later became the Williams & McNabb Mortuary. Take a close look at the historic image and then study the current image to […]

Building Doctor Clinic Mar 30-31

We are excited to co-sponsor with Ohio History Connection a Building Doctor Clinic to help teach old-building owners how to recognize and solve some of the most common sources of problems in maintaining older buildings, and how to make informed decisions about repairs and improvements. The Building Doctor Clinic begins with a free seminar on […]

Nominate Endangered Buildings

It’s time to nominate buildings to Columbus Landmarks’ fourth annual  Most Endangered Buildings List! The list creates public awareness of our city’s architectural heritage that is most at risk of demolition, destruction or irreparable damage.   It only takes a minute to nominate and we need your help identifying  buildings in our city in need […]

Spring Walk at Green Lawn Cemetery – April 30

Columbus Landmarks and the Friends of Green Lawn Cemetery together host quarterly, seasonal walking tours that focus on the history and natural beauty of Central Ohio’s preeminent 19th century cemetery with interpretive help from a naturalist and a historian. The spring walk will be held on Sunday, April 30 from 2-4 p.m. Tickets are $10 […]

Help For Older Homes

Our new Home Preservation Program is actively engaged in Columbus neighborhoods, meeting with community groups and homeowners, and working with our first applicants to the program. The program provides free consultation and technical expertise to homeowners on a variety of repair, renovation and maintenance projects that also respect the architectural character of older homes in […]

New Ideas For Endangered Buildings

Columbus Landmarks publishes an annual list of Most Endangered Buildings to build awareness of our city’s architectural heritage at risk of demolition, destruction or irreparable damage. Recently we hosted an idea competition seeking creative ideas for preserving the 13 buildings featured on the 2016 list and received 150 entries. The entries were displayed at an […]

Billy Ireland Cartoon Depicting Southern Theatre

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra opens its 38th Season October 9 in the historic Great Southern Theatre. The Southern is celebrating its 120th Anniversary this year. Columbus almost lost this elegant and intimate “jewel box” theater, vacant from 1979 until 1996 — when private and public supporters cooperated toward an extensive 14-month, $10-million renovation, resulting in its […]