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Conversations on Ohio Architecture | SAH Archipedia: Ohio's Classic Buildings

Did you know…
  • the Ohio Statehouse is the most significant Greek Revival building in the state and considered one of the most architecturally significant state capitols in the country? 
  • when the Ohio History Center opened in 1970 the monumental modern icon was described as the most architecturally significant public structure built in Ohio since the statehouse? 
  • that Springfield’s Westcott House is the only Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie Style house in Ohio?  
  • that St. Stephen’s Church on The Ohio State University campus was featured in a 1955 Life Magazine article about modern church design?

Learn this and more at Conversations on Ohio Architecture, Ohio Archipedia—Ohio’s 100 Classic Buildings on Thurs., Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Ohio History Center, I-71 and 17th Avenue, Columbus.

Archipedia is an authoritative online encyclopedia of the U.S. built environment organized by the Society of Architectural Historians and the University of Virginia Press. It contains histories, photographs, and maps for over 20,000 structures and places. This free event will feature four of the 36 contributors to Ohio’s Archipedia project:

  • Barbara Powers, Ohio History Connection
  • Jeff Darbee, Benjamin D. Rickey & Co.
  • Nathalie Wright, Historic Preservation Consultant
  • Kevin Rose, Springfield’s Turner Foundation 
The evening includes:
6 p.m.— Reception with cash bar – share YOUR favorite Ohio building or place
7 p.m.— Presentation about Ohio Architecture and more about Ohio’s Archipedia project
8 p.m.— Audience Discussion, Q & A
8:30 p.m.— Guided tours of the Ohio History Center. Explore the museum’s unique spaces and learn about its significant construction history.
Free event—advance registration required due to limited seating. 800.686.1541 or ohiohistory.org/ohioarchitecture to register.
Thanks to our partners and sponsors helping to make this event possible:
Columbus Landmarks
Heritage Ohio
Ohio History Connection
Ohio Humanities
Society of Architectural Historians

SAH thanks The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
for its operating support.
Society of Architectural Historians
1365 N. Astor Street
Chicago, Illinois 60610
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