Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
Restoration of the Olentangy River on the Ohio State University campus continues. The work began last year when the 5th Avenue Dam was torn down. That left the Olentangy with a ragged appearance. The Olentangyâ€™s bruises will take time to heal.