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Tag Archives: historic architecture

Mount Vernon

We’re visiting Mount Vernon, Ohio, for a look at history, hope and renewal. Architectural historian Jeff Darbee takes us to the Woodward Opera House block, and we go behind the scenes at the Mount Vernon Barn Co.

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Mount Vernon Preview

Next time, we’re visiting Mount Vernon, Ohio, for a look at history, hope and renewal. Architectural historian Jeff Darbee takes us to the Woodward Opera House block, and we go behind the scenes at the Mount Vernon Barn Co. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, Feb. 21 on WOSU TV!

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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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