• Posts Tagged ‘Ohio’s Most Endangered’

    Great Adaptive Reuse for De-Commissioned Schools

    by  • November 9, 2016 • Share Your Ohio Preservation Story •  Comments

    Watkins Glen School Apartments in Watkins Glen, New York are a great success story for adaptive reuse of older buildings.  “In an effort to repurpose the architecturally pleasing building while also tackling the problem of affordable housing, it was suggested to use the retired school building as a reinvestment and repurpose it as 51 affordable […]

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    Unionville Tavern Master Gardener’s Delight

    by  • October 17, 2014 • Share Your Ohio Preservation Story •  Comments

    On October 4th, the Save The Tavern group sponsored “The Unionville Tavern Community Clean-Up Day”. Unionville was abuzz with activity with over 50+ volunteers clearing foundation of plants, cleaning up the gardens, removing ivy from the stone walls, and transplanting a number of maple saplings for a fund-raising program it turned out to be an amazing […]

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    2014 Ohio’s Most Endangered Historic Sites Announced

    by  • July 21, 2014 • Featured, Uncategorized •  Comments

    Gleaned from properties submitted statewide, these properties represent 11 of the most notable and fragile properties.  Some have been destined for demolition and others are falling to demolition because of lack of maintenance and care.  Either way, their loss will deeply affect their community and reduce our list of historic properties statewide.  The list below […]

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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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    Antioch College: Far From Endangered

    by  • January 7, 2013 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

    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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