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List of Famous Columbus Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Columbus skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Columbus architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Columbus are included on this list. Information about these Columbus buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Columbus and older historic landmarks.

This list is made up of buildings like Nationwide Arena and Lincoln Theatre.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Columbus?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Columbus. Famous architectural houses within the city of Columbus are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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    8 East Broad Street

    8 East Broad Street is a building in Columbus, Ohio. Built in 1906, it was the tallest building in the city for many years. Presently, it is a residential building, housing condominiums in a development called "8 on the Square"....  more
    • City/Town: Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1906
    • Structural Height (m): 64.92
    • Floors: 17
  • The AEP Building is a 456ft tall skyscraper located at One Riverside Plaza in Columbus, Ohio. It was completed in 1983 and has 31 floors. Abramovitz, Harris & Kingsland designed the building following a modernist architectural style. The AEP Building is the 8th tallest building in Columbus. It has served as the headquarters of the American Electric Power Company since they relocated from New York City in 1983....  more
    • City/Town: Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1983
    • Structural Height (m): 138.99
    • Floors: 31
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    LeVeque Tower

    The LeVeque Tower is a 47-story Art Deco-style building in Columbus, Ohio. Located at 50 West Broad Street, it was the tallest building in Columbus from 1927 until 1974 when the Rhodes State Office Tower was completed. The LeVeque Tower is 555 feet 6 inches tall, which at the time of its completion made it the tallest building between New York City and Chicago and the fifth tallest building in the world. It was meant to be built exactly one half-foot taller than the Washington Monument in Washington D.C....  more
    • City/Town: Columbus, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1924
    • Style: Art Deco
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    Bartholomew County Courthouse

    Bartholomew County Courthouse is a grand building in Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 15, 1979. It is located 3rd Street and Washington Street....  more
    • City/Town: Columbus, Indiana, USA
    • Style: Second Empire