The suburban ranch-style home in Ohio where humor writer Erma Bombeck launched her nationally syndicated column has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
The battle over the planned demolition of an historic Columbus building is coming to a head. Preservation groups and neighbors are fighting the proposed demolition of the Firestone Mansion on East Broad Street. The Columbus Foundation owns the building. It’s next door to the foundation’s headquarters at the old governor’s mansion.