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Driving with Darbee: Westerville’s Hanby House

Architectural historian Jeff Darbee heads to Westerville, Ohio, to visit the Hanby House, once a stop on the Underground Railroad.

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Driving with Darbee: The Wagnalls Memorial

Columbus architectural historian Jeff Darbee visits The Wagnalls Memorial Library and Community Center in Lithopolis to learn about its history and current role in the community.

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Driving with Darbee: Reese-Peters Home

Architectural historian Jeff Darbee explores the Square 13 Historic District, where notable homes — including William Tecumseh Sherman’s house — are located. The Reese-Peters House, built in 1835, is one of the great Greek Revival homes of Ohio. In 1994 the Philip R. Peters Trust donated the property to the Fairfield County Commissioners for a […]

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Driving with Darbee: Christ the King Church

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.

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Driving with Darbee: Newark’s Louis Sullivan Bank

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 […]

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