Packard-Designed Mansion Threatened

Marble Cliff Village Council is considering a proposal for a 67-unit apartment building that would replace the Tudor-style mansion designed by renowned architect Frank Packard in 1907 and located at 2015 W. Fifth Ave.  Proposed Concept The F2 Companies, Elford Development and Sullivan Bruck Architects presented a concept plan at the January 29 Marble Cliff […]

Time To Nominate 2018 Endangered Buildings

Nominate a building or site to Columbus Landmarks’ 2018 Most Endangered List … your nomination could trigger revitalization!      The Most Endangered Buildings List creates public awareness of our city’s architectural heritage threatened by deterioration, vacancy, or impending development. We seek nominations of historic buildings and sites that contribute not only to the history […]

Home Preservation Program Workshops

Columbus Landmarks’ Home Preservation Program helps connect Columbus homeowners with resources to renovate and improve their older homes. If your home is at least 50 years old, please let us assist you!  Historic Masonry Workshop Saturday, February 24  11am-1pm Rickenbacker Woods Learning Center $10 Members/$15 Non-Members Lunch is included. Space is limited so hurry to »REGISTER […]

Federal Historic Tax Credit Survives

The 20 percent federal historic tax credit (HTC) has survived the most significant rewrite of the tax code in more than 30 years. Congress has confirmed once again that incentivizing the rehabilitation of our historic buildings makes good economic sense.  Thank you to everyone who lobbied for legislative support of historic preservation. The final bill keeps […]

Historical Home Plaques

Columbus Landmarks is now offering plaques for  homes at least 50 years old… …and research services to help homeowners determine the date of their home to be included on the plaque, if desired. The bronze cast plaque from Columbus Sign Company will cost $225 for Columbus Landmarks members and $250 for non-members. To order a […]

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 […]