German Village in the morning.
Begin the morning
with a “Behind the Doors” walking tour of German Village.
The 233 acre community is an internationally recognized historic district just
blocks from downtown Columbus. Receive a glimpse of how a working-class
neighborhood developed and grew in the early nineteenth century and how the
passion of a small group drove the twentieth century rehabilitation efforts. You
are invited to explore two private German Village homes and gardens. This is a
wonderful way to see the innovative renovation and design efforts of today’s
The guided tour
conducted by the German Village
Society features an award-winning video, which offers an excellent
historical overview of German Village. In addition, if you’re a coffee or chocolate
lover, you will get a special treat when along the way you stop for an
up-close-and-personal experience at German Village’s handmade chocolates and award-winning
coffee shop, Winans Fine
Chocolates & Coffee. Sample a Miss Clara Pecan Toffee and you must try a
famous Ohio Buckeye!
The day’s events
include a mouthwatering buffet lunch at Shmidt’s
Sausage Haus, a Central Ohio landmark eatery. George F. Schmidt, opened the
restaurant in 1967 just around the corner from his grandfathers’ meat packing plant
in German Village. Using meat recipes from the packing days and dessert recipes
from the German ladies hired to run the kitchen, Schmidt’s Sausage Haus became
an instant success.
New Albany in the afternoon.
After lunch and a
short motor coach ride to the Columbus suburbs, learn techniques used to create
historical architecture in a master planned city. The New Albany has made
the decision to encourage design based on several traditional American architectural
styles, such as Georgian, Federal, Greek Revival, Colonial Revival, and
Vernacular. This decision is based on the philosophy that these styles work
together to create a high-quality physical environment, and that they have
helped to define the character of New Albany, which is strongly differentiated
from other Central Ohio communities. The afternoon’s guided tour will focus on
examples of Georgian architecture, pedestrian-friendly connectivity, the use of
high-quality building materials, and a close attention to detailing and
HERE to download the New Albany design guidelines and requirements. Dowwnload a PDF registration form: www.AIBDconvention.com/regform
Join the 2014 Convention Group discussion at www.AIBD.org/community.
|Early registration ends on Apr 30, 2014.|
Regular registration starts on May 01, 2014 and ends on Jul 03, 2014.
Late registration starts on Jul 04, 2014.
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| Architectural Tour|
|Member Fee: ||$85.00||$95.00||$105.00 |
|Non-Member Fee: ||$95.00||$105.00||$115.00|