Veterans Memorial U.S. House Approves Designating Veterans Memorial In Columbus A National Facility By Jim Letizia • Nov 9, 2017 columbusunderground.com The U.S. House has approved a bill officially designating the veterans' memorial in Columbus as the National Veterans Memorial and Museum. City Hall Lobbyist Now Off Two Franklin County Boards By Jim Letizia • Jul 28, 2015 columbusalive.com The lobbyist named in Columbus’ red-light camera bribery scandal will no longer hold seats on two county boards. Vets Memorial Demolition Delayed By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Feb 6, 2015 wikipedia Franklin County officials say the demolition of Veterans Memorial in downtown Columbus will take several months longer than expected, delaying the construction of a statewide memorial planned for the site. Vets Memorial Demolition Could Begin This Week By Jim Letizia • Dec 2, 2014 wikipedia Franklin County commissioners are scheduled to vote today on a nearly 900 thousand dollar contract to raze Veterans Memorial downtown as part of a redevelopment of the site. Commissioners Approve Deal To Raze Vets Memorial By Jim Letizia • Dec 3, 2013 Franklin County Commissioners today approved a deal to raze Veterans Memorial downtown, despite calls from local vets and the facility's board to renovate the structure. Scioto Peninsula Plan By Mike Foley • Aug 14, 2013 Columbus Downtown Development Corporation Columbus and Franklin County officials have unveiled some major plans for the downtown 56-acre site west of the river near COSI.