Archives: Jim Sweeney

Historic Neighborhood Preservation and Revitalization in Columbus

Our very own German Village is known nationally for its transformation, preservation and revitalization in the 1970s. Supporters of Franklinton are hoping for this same reaction to their revitalization efforts. On this hour, we’ll talk about historic preservation across the country and in Columbus.

Challenges of Franklinton: Columbus’ Historic Urban Neighborhood

The neighborhood of Franklinton is like a staple in the history of our capital city of Columbus. The flood wall in 2004 brought hope of both new commerce and stable home ownership to the area, but obstacles still remain. On this hour, we’re talking about Franklinton during a special broadcast in front of a live studio audience at WOSU@COSI.