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Preview: Driving with Darbee Special

In this Columbus Neighborhoods special, travel along with local architectural historian Jeff Darbee as he visits iconic buildings and spaces in Central Ohio. Discover the Wagnalls Memorial in Lithopolis (remember your Funk & Wagnalls?), a behind-the-scenes look at water power and 19th-century mill technology at Rock Mill, the Canal Winchester historic railroad depot, the Defense […]

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From the Vault: Columbus Architect Frank Packard and the President

Ohio History Connection discovers documents that link famed Columbus architect Frank Packard with President Warren G. Harding. Photos courtesy of Ohio History Connection

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Driving with Darbee: Columbus’ Endangered Buildings

Architectural historian Jeff Darbee talks with Becky West, director of Columbus Landmarks, about Landmarks’ Ten Most Endangered Buildings list. Photos courtesy of: Columbus Landmarks, PhotOhio

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The Christopher Inn

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a cylinder! The Christopher Inn was a distinctive, prominent example of mid-century modern architecture. Built in 1963 and demolished 25 years later, it’s still fondly regarded by those who remember it in the city’s skyline. Photos courtesy of: Sarah Karlsberger, Grandview Heights Public Library, Columbus Dispatch, Columbus Metropolitan Library, […]

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Columbus Architecture

Explore past and present Columbus architecture with us, from a former inn to Columbus Landmarks’ 10 Most Endangered Buildings list.

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