At the Intersection of Preservation and Revitalization - Heritage Ohio

Imagine world art, blossoming foliage, countless volumes of literature, and smooth jazz playing in the background.  This is the space Bertha Willis calls home in NoBo, a community in the King-Lincoln Bronzeville Historic District.  When this property was purchased three years ago it was part of a collaborative effort between Homeport (formerly Columbus Housing Partnership) and the City of Columbus to create an economically diverse urban community that would set the standard for neighborhood redevelopment.  Elements of historic preservation, revitalization, responsible environmental practices, and community development are being used to create NoBo. continue...