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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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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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East Columbus: A Company Town

Learn how the growth and decline of the East Columbus neighborhood is connected to the Ralston Steel Car Co.’s success and failure.

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Driving with Darbee: Young Ohio Preservationists

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.

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Ben Gelber’s Music Mission

Columbus weatherman Ben Gelber brings generations together by leading a band that performs Jewish and Yiddish music at local senior centers.

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