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2017 Preservation Award Winners

Meet the PEOPLE who are making preservation a priority in Columbus! Congratulations to all the 2017 Preservation Award Winners recognized at our May Annual Meeting: »VIEW 2017 PRESERVATION AWARD WINNERS James L. Keyes President’s Award Jim Foley, Cristo Rey Columbus High School Henry L. Hunker Urban Legacy Award Trinity Episcopal Church Dixie Sayre Miller Patron […]

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 […]

Slice of East Columbus Tour – May 20

For most of its life, a corner of East Columbus near the intersection of Fifth and Cassady Avenues has been overlooked … until recently. WOSU’s Columbus Neighborhoods, the Emmy ® award-winning documentary series, has reawakened interest in the area, the heart of a working class neighborhood. Join us Saturday, May 20 for a walking tour […]

CityWalks Columbus Guided Tours

Our third season of weekly downtown CityWalk Columbus Guided Tours begins May 6 and runs through October. These 90-minute downtown walking tours are offered weekly on Saturdays at 10 a.m. and once monthly at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for members, seniors and children. CityWalks Columbus Guided Tours begin at the […]

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 […]