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    Landmark Ohio House Faces Precarious Future

    by  • September 6, 2014 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

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    It’s a common story around Ohio, as communities fight to preserve local landmarks. In the north central Ohio city of Galion, however, the challenge is the preservation of a property which is not only uniquely connected to its past, but has ties to noted Americans and a leading architect of his day. Sitting on the […]

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    Preservation Update — August 2014

    by  • August 14, 2014 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

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    Even though we are only seven and a half months into the current year, it is already shaping up to be a significant one for historic preservation, both nationally and here in Ohio. And, as the summer begins to wane and we move into a new school year, it seemed a good time to share […]

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    Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit Recipients Announced

    by  • June 25, 2014 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

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    The Ohio Development Services Agency announced this week that some 34 projects around the state have been granted Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits in the 12th Round of the highly successful program. Credits totaled $37.7 million to rehabilitate 35 historic structures in 13 Ohio communities. Projects, in turn, are slated to leverage nearly $250 million […]

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    Memorial Hall in Ironton is Lost

    by  • June 8, 2014 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

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    The timing was most unfortunate. Memorial Day weekend saw the beginning of the demolition of the Memorial Building in Ironton, one of a shrinking number of buildings built as a tribute to Union soldiers killed in the American Civil War. The Ironton building, like other such structures in Ohio, housed a meeting place for the […]

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    Round 11 Tax Credit Awards Announced

    by  • December 20, 2013 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

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    What better time than Christmas to make an announcement that several pieces of Ohio’s built history are about ready to get a new lease on life? We’re thrilled to pass along the following press release from the Ohio Development Services Agency: “Today, the Ohio Development Services Agency awarded $33 million in Ohio Historic Preservation Tax […]

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    Share Your Ohio Preservation Story: Landmark Kent House Rescued, Undergoing Restoration

    by  • December 18, 2013 • Share Your Ohio Preservation Story, Uncategorized •  Comments

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    Preservation Ohio is looking for preservation-related stories from around Ohio. Our website features the link to “Share Your Ohio Preservation Story,” because “Preservation Ohio’s staff wants to help publicize a preservation story that’s near and dear to you and one you believe needs more attention.” And that’s just what Sally Burnell from Kent, Ohio did […]

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    Member Page Relaunched

    by  • December 12, 2013 • Featured •  Comments

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    We’re thrilled to share that the Preservation Ohio website Member Page has been relaunched! Each month, the page will be updated with the latest on grant and funding information, national and state preservation news, and advocacy alerts. We will also be sharing behind-the-scenes updates on Preservation Ohio activities. The page is visible and accessible by […]

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    Council Votes to Invest in Historic Depot

    by  • December 12, 2013 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

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    Fans of Ohio rail history can take heart about a decision by a local city council this week to begin the process of stabilizing, maintaining, and renovating one of Ohio’s largest surviving railroad depots. On Tuesday evening, the City Council in Galion voted unanimously on its 2014 Appropriations, which included some $50,000 earmarked for the […]

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    OHSPAB Approves National Register Nominations

    by  • December 10, 2013 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

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    On December 5, nominations for the National Register of Historic Places, either as individual structures or as districts, were approved by the Ohio Historic Site Preservation Advisory Board. These will be forwarded to the Ohio State Historic Preservation Officer, who will in turn make official nomination to the Keeper of the National Register. Included among […]

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