A destination for fans of modern architecture
“The city of Columbus, Indiana, boasts a staggering number of architectural masterpieces – more than fifty projects by renowned modernists in a town of just 46,000 people.” (from Architectural Digest article Why Every Design Fan Should Visit Columbus, Indiana)
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A surprising community
Columbus, Indiana is known around the world for its collection of work by renowned architects, landscape architects, and artists. Columbus might be just another small city except for the vision of local leaders who wanted to make Columbus the best community they could. The results speak for themselves – Columbus is ranked sixth in the U.S. for architectural innovation and design, as cited by the American Institute of Architects.
A great destination for a getaway
Columbus is located within the Indianapolis, Louisville, and Cincinnati triangle, and is right on your way to just about anywhere in the upper Midwest. We hope you will one day be able to come enjoy the architecture, public art, gardens and landscaping, and a first-rate park system.
Comments from visitors to Columbus
We took two Columbus Architecture tours on the same day. They were terrific. The tour leaders were knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The Visitor Center is beautiful, convenient, and clean…we were impressed by the staff and volunteer friendliness and professionalism.
posted April 2017
This is a don’t miss – on our 1st trip to Columbus, the 1st thing we arranged was to take this tour. It was outstanding…totally knowledgeable tour guide. We thoroughly enjoyed this tour, and would recommend it to everyone.
posted March 2017
“Considering that it’s such a small town, it’s an amazing place to visit,” says Don Wildman, host of Off Limits and Mysteries at the Museum on the Travel Channel. “It’s an incredible architectural town, and the whole place has that kind of vibe to it.
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Columbus is a short side trip from just about anywhere you may be heading!