Only three miles from Downtown Columbus, The American Addition was one of Central Ohio’s first African-American communities. But for decades, it was neglected and impoverished. See how community members worked with the city and Homeport to revitalize the neighborhood.
Next time, we’re taking a look at a few things that move and have moved Columbus: aviation, roads and running, motorized carriages and more. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, Feb. 15 on WOSU TV.
We’re taking a look at reclaiming old buildings, communities and ideas in Columbus. Discover the neighbors who revitalized one of Central Ohio’s first African-American communities, local homes built from Sears kits, an Ohio group of young preservationists and a historic home that now serves families who are in Columbus for cancer treatments.
Local architectural historian Jeff Darbee examines Columbus’ role as a legislative center and explores the majestic Judicial Building downtown.
See how Ohio History Connection gathers contemporary artifacts to document historic events, including a sign advertising weddings that was created the day of the landmark 2015 Supreme Court ruling in favor of marriage equality.