Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Preservationists Hope To Save Stones from Historic House
The Upper Arlington Historical Society hopes at least to save the stone from a nearly 200-year-old house slated for demolition this week.
The historical society tried to save the Hutchinson House on Riverside Drive. It was built beginning in 1821 on the farm of Amaziah Hutchinson.
But the group announced this weekend that it could not. Still, Executive Director Kate Kallmes says the society will make a last-ditch effort today.
“A few supporters from around the state contacted engineers and scheduled to have them go to the house today and see what can be saved. And also we have a mover coming in to see if it can be moved or not,” Kallmes said.
Preferred Living plans to tear the building down to build a 256-unit luxury apartment building.