Scioto Riverfront History

Created as part of the Scioto Greenways project, this website it designed to bring new life to the rich history of downtown Columbus. Since its founding in 1816, Columbus has gone through many changes to meet the needs of residents. These changes are particularly evident along the banks of the Scioto River downtown where this once industrial hub has transformed into high rise office buildings and government offices.

By following the link on the left, you can explore this history following the development of key sites along the Scioto as they evolve into the capital city we have today.