Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
County Hopes To Raze Vacant House Problem
Listen to the Story
If you drive through Franklinton, Linden, or one of a few other neighborhoods in Columbus, you’ll see house after house with boarded up windows and an orange “vacant” sign on the door.
There are about 9,000 vacant homes in Columbus, and many more in surrounding communities in Franklin County. That’s why the county land bank is increasing efforts to buy, and then tear down or refurbish the nuisance properties.
WOSU’s Steve Brown spoke with county treasurer Ed Leonard about the land bank’s new $8.2 million grant from the state Attorney General’s Office. Click the play button above to hear their conversation.