Old Port Columbus Terminal

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Old Port Columbus Airport Control Tower
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Old Port Columbus Terminal
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Location4920 E. 5th Ave., Columbus, Ohio
Coordinates 39°59′13″N82°52′18″W / 39.986854°N 82.871790°W / 39.986854; -82.871790 Coordinates: 39°59′13″N82°52′18″W / 39.986854°N 82.871790°W / 39.986854; -82.871790
Built1929
NRHP reference No. 79001839 [1]
CRHP No.CR-67
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJuly 26, 1979
Designated CRHPSeptember 21, 2015

The Old Port Columbus Terminal, also known as the Old Port Columbus Airport Control Tower, is a historic building in Columbus, Ohio. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. It is located on the southeast corner of John Glenn Columbus International Airport, formerly known as Port Columbus International Airport. It was built in 1929 as one of the first airport facilities in the United States. It was replaced by the current facilities in 1958. [1] [2]

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The building was listed on Columbus Landmarks' Most Endangered Sites in 2015. [3] In 2020, the nonprofit Ohio Air & Space Hall of Fame and Museum (OAS) announced it signed a long-term lease to the building. The organization is planning for a $2 million renovation of the building, to be followed by the opening of its museum and hall of fame in late 2021. The organization also plans for a historical archive, a STEAM education center, and an event and meeting space in the terminal building. [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
  2. "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form". National Park Service . Retrieved May 20, 2020.
  3. "Original Port Columbus Terminal – Columbus Landmarks".
  4. "Plan to Restore Historic Terminal Moving Forward". October 2020.