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    Significant Ohio University Building Faces Imminent Risk of Demolition

    by  • March 14, 2016 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

    It’s ironic — a university proceeding towards demolition of a landmark structure without first doing its homework. At issue is the Ohio University’s original Science Building, known most recently as the President Street Academic Center. Designed by noted architect Frank Packard, this 1911 building is scheduled for removal beginning on May 2. If plans continue […]

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    Preservation Ohio Joins in Ohio Statehood Day

    by  • March 1, 2016 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

    On Tuesday, March 1, hundreds of Ohioans gathered at the Ohio Statehouse for the tenth annual Statehood Day. This event, sponsored by several statewide organizations including Preservation Ohio, provides an opportunity for supporters of history and preservation to come together to learn, celebrate, and importantly to speak to legislators about timely issues. This year, those […]

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    Landmark Ohio House Faces Precarious Future

    by  • September 6, 2014 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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