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.
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.