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Matching Grant Awarded

Columbus Landmarks is pleased to have received a $5,000 grant from the Charlotte R. Haller, and Martha G. Staub funds of The Columbus Foundation to support development of an historic preservation curriculum for high school students. The grant serves as partial match for the $10,000 grant recently received from the Richard and Julia Moe Fund


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! Donate to this project on GCAC’s


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


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 [button link=”” color=”silver”]info[/button] Columbus and the Great Flood of 1913  [button link=”” color=”silver”]info[/button] On This Day in Columbus Ohio History  [button link=”” color=”silver”]info[/button] The Great Columbus Experiment of 1908 [button


Poindexter Village Story Unfolds

The story of Poindexter Village continues to unfold. Poindexter Village was named for the Rev. James Preston Poindexter (1819-1907), an abolitionist, civil rights advocate, social justice pioneer, politician, and Baptist minister. Operated by the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority, Poindexter Village opened in 1940 as one of the first public housing projects in America. As demolition


Historic Indianola Middle School Threatened

How disheartening to learn of Columbus City Schools’ abandonment of the proposed use of the National Register-listed Indianola Middle School, 420 E. 19th Ave., as the combined French Academy and Spanish Immersion Schools despite the development of a workable, creative solution developed by a team of esteemed professionals. (Read 9.5.12 Columbus Dispatch article) In March


Mid-Century Building Survey Continues

  Columbus Landmarks Foundation is proud to be host to a Community Surveyor, Andrew Neutzling, from the statewide Ohio History Service Corps program.  The Ohio History Service Corps engages AmeriCorps members to educate Ohioans on why history is relevant and how it can be used as an effective economic development tool.  Andrew inventoried over 150


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,


Celebrate Volunteerism

Stop by & see us at this FREE party with a purpose at the Westin Great Southern celebrating volunteerism this Wednesday. Oh, and sign up to volunteer with Columbus Landmarks!