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Posts Tagged ‘Columbus’

Columbus non profit hopes to resurrect trolley complex

Columbus non profit hopes to resurrect trolley complex

Local nonprofit developer, the Columbus Compact Corporation (“the Compact”), has big plans for a property just south of Franklin Park—at the corner of Oak Street and Kelton Avenue.  Built in 1872, the dilapidated complex has become the object of neighborhood scorn in [Read More]

Columbus’s LeVeque has new owner

Columbus’s LeVeque has new owner

  The LeVeque Tower—the building with, by far, the most character in the Columbus skyline— has been sold to a new owner. Not that it should come as a surprise. The terra cotta masterpiece, designed by Detroit architect, C. Howard Crane, has been sold a few times [Read More]

Columbus 2nd Manliest City. 3 Burly Men In Fur Coats Can’t Be Wrong!

Columbus 2nd Manliest City. 3 Burly Men In Fur Coats Can’t Be Wrong!

This just in, across the telegraph wire, Columbus has been voted the second manliest city in the United States. It’s no wonder, either, with daring young streetcar drivers and their thick furry coats! The study, paid for by Combos, reached its conclusion by ranking [Read More]

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The Arnold Homestead – Carriage Hill Metro Park

The Arnold Homestead – Carriage Hill Metro Park

One of the joys of setting out to experience Ohio’s rich history is when you accidentally stumble on the [Read More]

How Streets Got Named – Refugee Road

How Streets Got Named – Refugee Road

One of the things we often take for granted is the history that is right in front of us. Believe it or not a drive down [Read More]

Back From the Dead!

Back From the Dead!

Alright, it’s been a long time. A really really really long time. Over four years to be exact. We got busy and we [Read More]

Why Build a Covered Bridge

Why Build a Covered Bridge

I was out in Fairfield County this weekend working on photographing a list of historic locations when the question came [Read More]

Rock Mill – Bloom Township, Ohio

Rock Mill – Bloom Township, Ohio

There is simply no end to the amazing locations in Ohio listed on the National Historic Register. One of the most [Read More]

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