List of demolished buildings and structures in Columbus, Ohio

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Union Station
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The Ohio State University Armory and Gymnasium

This is a list of demolished buildings and structures in Columbus, Ohio. Over time, countless notable buildings have been built in the city of Columbus. Some of them still stand today and can be viewed, however, many local landmarks have since been demolished. The reason for the demolition was often that the condition of the building was no longer adequate, but in some cases, its style was already ostentatious and outdated. Another aspect taken into consideration is that because the cost of renovating a building is very high, demolition is sometimes seen as preferable over renovation. However, today's opinion may not be in line with the views prevalent at the time of its demolition, and many consider it detrimental to demolish buildings that were often built with high artistic demands at the time.


There may not be an accurate record of all demolished buildings, so this list is also presumably fragmentary.



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The 1887 Franklin County Courthouse

Hospitals and institutions

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St. Francis Hospital


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The Christopher Inn


Recreation and dining

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The Santa Maria Ship & Museum

Retail and commerce

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Central Market


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The Alfred Kelley mansion

Schools and education

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University Hall


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