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Preservation Easement for Lazarus Property | Columbus Landmarks

Prior to selling the historic property they so lovingly rehabilitated, longtime preservationists Nancy Recchie and Jeff Darbee donated a historic preservation easement to Columbus Landmarks to protect the Second Empire style building’s exterior characteristics forever. The 1890 building at 380 E. Town Street was the home of Fred Lazarus, president of the F&R Lazarus Company. A historic preservation easement is a voluntary legal agreement that places a deed restriction to permanently protect a significant property. Since it is perpetual, owners are assured the historic character of their property will be preserved. Columbus Landmarks has the resources to manage and enforce the restrictions provided in the easement and we have made a commitment to do so. If you are interested in discussing an easement agreement for your historic property, please Becky West, Executive Director, at