Jeff Darbee and his wife, Nancy Recchie, a fellow architectural historian, visit Christ the King Church, which Nancie attended growing up. They explore how architecture has developed over the years with the change of liturgy in the Catholic Church.
Architect Louis Sullivan was Frank Lloyd Wright’s mentor and is considered the father of modern skyscrapers. Newark is restoring its jewel-box bank created by Sullivan. The Licking County Foundation plans to transform the landmark into a public space this year. Historic photos: Courtesy of Art Institute of Chicago, Emery Photography Inc., Licking County Foundation, Licking […]
Join local architectural historian Jeff Darbee for a visit to Springfield to see the grand and historic Odd Fellows Home for the Orphans, Indigent and Aged. Photos courtesy of: Archives of the Clark County Historical Society in Springfield, Ohio Columbus Metropolitan Library Library of Congress Ohio History Connection Ohio Memory Photohio
Local architectural historian Jeff Darbee meets with members from Young Ohio Preservationists to examine an endangered building at Taylor and Mt. Vernon avenues, on the East Side, that they hope to save and more.
Local architectural historian Jeff Darbee examines Columbus’ role as a legislative center and explores the majestic Judicial Building downtown.