On this episode of Columbus Neighborhoods, we take a look at the past and present development of downtown Columbus. We sat down with Amy Taylor of Columbus Downtown Development Corporation to discuss recent changes and what’s next for the neighborhood. Then we visit the LeVeque Tower to learn about the renovation of Columbus’ first skyscraper. […]
For the comic strip Terry and the Pirates, local cartoonist Milton Caniff based his character Dude Hennick on a real-life friend, Frank Higgs, whom he met at Ohio State University. In the comic strip, Dude had a relationship with Raven Sherman that captivated its readers.
The City Beautiful Movement was a reform philosophy of North American architecture and urban planning that flourished during the 1890s and 1900s with the intent of introducing beautification and monumental grandeur in cities. Find out how downtown Columbus benefitted from this national movement.