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From the Vault: Elijah Pierce’s Studio

There’s a story behind every carving made by celebrated Columbus folk artist Elijah Pierce. We visit Ohio History Connection to learn the story about the barbershop that served as his art studio and salon.

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Driving with Darbee: The Ohio Theatre and CAPA

Local architectural historian Jeff Darbee explores the elegant and venerable Ohio Theatre, now in its 90th year, and CAPA’s work saving historic Columbus theaters. Photos: Courtesy of Bob Grove, Library of Congress and Photohio

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The Seagrave and Fortner Building Complex

For decades, the nation’s oldest manufacturer of fire trucks and other equipment was housed in a huge building on South High Street. But after the company moved to Clintonville, Wisconsin(!), Fortner, a fourth-generation Columbus upholstery firm, has worked to make this historic space its own. Photos: Courtesy of Fortner and Matt Lee

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Columbus Creative Spaces

Explore a few Columbus spaces that inspire creativity with us. We’ll take you to a large High Street building with a fascinating history, and local architectural historian Jeff Darbee will take you behind the scenes at the iconic Ohio Theatre. Plus, discover the barbershop that served as both a studio and salon for celebrated Columbus […]

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Next time, explore a few Columbus spaces that inspire creativity with us. We’ll take you to a large High Street building with a fascinating history, and local architectural historian Jeff Darbee will take you behind the scenes at the iconic Ohio Theatre. Plus, discover the barbershop that served as both a studio and salon for […]

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