Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
Upper Arlington’s Historic Hutchinson House Reduced To Rubble
A day after the demolition of the historic Hutchinson house in Upper Arlington, the director of the city’s historical society says stones from the home will be saved. Kate Kallmes hopes a monument can be erected in a city park with a plaque explaining the houseâ€™s significance.
â€œWeâ€™re trying to see how we can salvage what is left â€“ take the stones and make something out of them,â€ Kallmes says. â€œAnd also this is a great opportunity to educate people and we can stop it from happening again. Itâ€™s really quite a pity.â€
The house was built in 1821 on the east bank of the Scioto River. It was the first stone home built in what became Upper Arlington.