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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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Mt. Olivet Baptist Church

Discover the history of the church that solidified the African-American community in downtown Columbus and was local leader in the civil rights movement, as well as Mt. Olivet Baptist Church’s role in Columbus today.

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The Refectory

We recently caught up with owner Kamal Boulos to learn the history of his French restaurant, The Refectory, housed in a renovated 1850s 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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Columbus’ High Street in 1973

In 1973, five photographers spent one year documenting High Street, from the Scioto Downs area south of I-270 to north of the Pontifical College in Worthington. What can we learn from the photos today about the forces that change some areas while leaving others virtually untouched? Historic photos: Courtesy of Ohio History Connection

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