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File #: 2271-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/8/2022 In control: Economic Development Committee
On agenda: 9/19/2022 Final action: 9/21/2022
Title: To list the property at 1725 South Parsons Avenue, Nagy Brothers Shoe Repair, on the Columbus Register of Historic Properties as CR #82, including the 1932 and 1948 sections of the building.
Attachments: 1. 2271-2022 1725 S. Parsons - Nagy Brothers Shoe Repair CofA, 2. 2271-2022 1725 S. Parsons Ave - Nagy Brothers Shoe Repair
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The Historic Resources Commission (HRC) (CC 3117) is charged, in part, with identifying districts, sites, buildings, structures, and/or objects that are of significance to the historical, architectural, or cultural development of the city, state, or nation; maintaining a list of these districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects; and providing regulation of these properties through design review. With these goals in mind, the Commission provides recommendations to City Council for the potential listing of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and/or objects on the Columbus Register of Historic Properties.

An application has been made by Susan Keeny /Columbus Landmarks (Applicant), in cooperation with Columbus Landmarks (Owner), to list the property located at 1725 South Parsons Avenue, Nagy Brothers Shoe Repair, on the Columbus Register of Historic Properties. The subject building is locally significant for its embodiment of, “ethnic contributions to the cultural, social, and economic development” of the city, and “the stories and the ethnic history of an area” by “ordinary people who contributed significantly to the growth of Columbus” (Keeny p. 1). The period of significance for the building is 1932-2009, from when the property was constructed in 1932 as a brick filling station, and with a 1948 cinder block addition added when the building was converted to use as a shoe repair shop. The Columbus Register boundary for the property consists of the entire Parcel, (Franklin County Parcel #010-057403-00), and including the property historically associated with the 1932-2009 Nagy Brothers Shoe Repair. This corner property’s boundary begins at the southwest corner of Hinman and Parsons Avenues, extends west for 130 feet to the alley named Goethe Avenue, then extends south for 31 feet, and then extends east for 130 feet to Parsons Avenue.

Proper notice was given to the property owner, per CC 3117.061, and a signed and notarized ow...

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