Columbus Landmarks Preservation Awardee Group

Columbus Landmarks 2023 June Newsletter 


Our Q2 Members-only Event at Orange Barrel Media
Make sure your membership is up-to-date for our next Members-only Event at Orange Barrel Media on June 29th! This national marketing firm saved a cement factory in Franklinton and made it their headquarters. Come join us for refreshments, a tour of the facilities, and to view part of their CEO Pete Scantland’s art collection (also on rotation at CMOA)  ►HERE


Nominations for the ‘23 Recchie Awards open until June 23rd
Make your voice heard by submitting a nomination for the 2023 Recchie Awards by June 23rd! And do not forget to save the date for the 2023 James B. Recchie Awards on October 5, 2023; early bird tickets are still available until July 31st! Submit a nomination today  ►HERE


2023 Inaugural Preservation Month Conference Success!
A big thank you to our members, partners, sponsors (CCAD, Coon Restoration, MKSK, Orange Barrel Media, Schooley Caldwell) and Columbus for coming out to make our inaugural conference a success! This year Heritage Ohio, SHPO, our central Ohio historical societies, and many elected representatives came together to talk all things #preserveCBUS. During the conference we held our 2023 Preservation Awards and Ed Lentz Prize (Ann Seran 2023 Winner) ceremony. Save the Date for next year’s conference at CCAD on May 20-21, 2024. You can view our inaugural 2023 Preservation Month Columbus Landmarks conference ►HERE


Thank You Cristo Rey!
We wanted to take a moment to thank Cristo Rey for our amazing, passionate students – Chala & Naomi – who served as our Preservation Apprentices for the 2022-2023 school year. We are proud to help usher in the next generation of advocates for our city!


Leadership Recognized by Columbus Business First
Our new CEO, Dr. Rebecca F. Kemper, has been inducted into the 40 under 40 Class of 2023. Read more about it in the June 1 edition of Columbus Business First and see the full listing of the class ►HERE


Save the Date: Buildings Reborn August 16, 2023 at Jackie O’s
Our annual celebration of buildings reopened to activate our greater Columbus community is back again at Jackie O’s on Fourth. Early-bird tickets start July 1, 2023. Astra Studios completed the redesign of this building for Jackie O’s sustainable brewer. Make sure you join us for an evening of celebrating our Columbus partners and FUNdraising!


Save the Date - Bike CBUSLDMRKS is Back! 
After a number of years, we are returning to the bike with Columbus Twitter influencer, preservationist, and biking advocate @CycleCbus July 22, August 26, and September 23 (rain dates to be the following Saturday). Stay tuned for more details!


Pride Month Brings in Another CBUS Historic Marker! 
Summit Station site, the first lesbian bar in Columbus, is receiving a historic marker during 2023 Pride Month! Columbus Dispatch subscribers can read all about it, ►HERE


A Kelton House Juneteenth
The Kelton House Museum and Garden will host a special Juneteenth Event on June 19, 2023. The celebration will focus on music and storytelling to lift the spirit and soul. The museum will open at 4 pm with the featured presentation beginning at 6 pm. Gabrielle Solange, singer, poet, entertainer and inspiration will be the keynote. Learn more and reserve your spot ►HERE


Prior Most Endangered Site, Starling Elementary, Becomes Affordable Housing!
Commissioner Kevin L. Boyce helped break ground on a new affordable housing project. The Starling Yard community in Franklinton will incorporate part of the historic Starling Middle School building into its construction and will offer over 90 new affordable units with modern amenities. Read all about it in Columbus Underground ►HERE





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