Age-Friendly Columbus — a new initiative with pilot studies in Linden and Clintonville — explores how Columbus can become a top-notch age-friendly city in the areas of transportation, housing, mobility, employment, and safety and health services. According to Age-Friendly Columbus, Central Ohio’s population of residents age 65 and older will double by 2050. Find reports […]
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, […]
Ohio History Connection discovers documents that link famed Columbus architect Frank Packard with President Warren G. Harding. Photos courtesy of Ohio History Connection
Learn how the growth and decline of the East Columbus neighborhood is connected to the Ralston Steel Car Co.’s success and failure.
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.