This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…
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.