• MyHometownOhio

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

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


    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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    Council Votes to Invest in Historic Depot

    by  • December 12, 2013 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments


    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

    View in Downtown Middletown

    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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    Ohio Historic Preservation Office Award Recipients Named, Honored

    by  • November 26, 2013 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments


    Outstanding historic preservation achievements in communities throughout Ohio were honored with the 2013 Ohio Historic Preservation Office Awards on Saturday, Sept. 28. Ohio Historical Society Executive Director and State Historic Preservation Officer Burt Logan honored recipients with awards in two categories — Public Education and Awareness and Preservation Merit — during a luncheon at the […]

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    Building Doctor Featured in National Publication

    by  • January 15, 2013 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments


    We in Ohio know about the longstanding successful program of the Ohio Historical Society, which has brought experts in preservation topics to communities around the state. Now, a wider audience is aware of the initiative. The program is a hands-on opportunity for property owners to learn about techniques in preserving older structures. On the first […]

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    Antioch College: Far From Endangered

    by  • January 7, 2013 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

    Antioch Hall

    It wasn’t that many years ago when the campus of Antioch College was in a much different setting than it is today. In February of 2009, water leaks were discovered in the main building, Antioch Hall, an educational landmark dating back to the time of college founder Horace Mann. The leaks were part of a […]

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    Ohio Historic Preservation Office Honors Outstanding Preservation Efforts

    by  • November 26, 2012 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

    Youngstown YWCA Building

    Preservation Ohio is pleased to share news of the 2012 Ohio Historic Preservation Office Awards, given earlier this month in Columbus. Ohio Historical Society Executive Director and State Historic Preservation Officer Burt Logan honored recipients with awards in two categories — Public Education and Awareness, and Preservation Merit — during a luncheon in historic Building […]

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    Cincinnati Neighborhood Association Announces Preservation Success Story

    by  • March 2, 2012 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

    Preservation Ohio received the following press release this afternoon. Hearty congratulations to everyone involved. The Knox Hill Neighborhood Association (KHNA) is pleased to announce that due to the generosity of one of Knox Hill’s Board members, the Historic Chas Winkler House, located at 1855 Knox Street will be saved from the city wrecking ball. The […]

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    OHPTC Round 8 Coming Soon

    by  • January 24, 2012 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

    Over the last several weeks, Preservation Ohio has participated with other stakeholders in the Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program, providing assistance to the Ohio Department of Development as they reviewed the application and review process for the newly-enhanced credit. Now, the time is fast approaching for applications for OHPTC, one of the most successful […]

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