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State Board Recommends That Downtown Mansfield Be Designated A National Register Historic District

16 Dec , 2018  

The Ohio Historic Site Preservation Advisory Board met earlier this month at the Ohio History Center at I-71 & 17th Ave. in Columbus.

At the meeting, the board recommended nine proposed Ohio nominations to the National Register of Historic Places, either individually or as part of a National Register Historic District. The latter group included a several-block area of downtown Mansfield, labeled the “Downtown Mansfield Historic District,” roughly bounded by Fifth Street to the north, Diamond Street to the east, Second Street to the south, and Mulberry Street to the west.

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Deck Downtown With Boughs Of Holly Friday At Christmas Time In The City

6 Dec , 2018  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is hosting its annual Christmas Time in the City celebration this Friday, December 7.

The Christmas tree lighting ceremony will take place at 6:00 PM. Additionally, Richland Carrousel Park will have live reindeer on the lawn, carriage rides, and photos with Santa. The Tiny Tim Christmas Shoppe will be open from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at 32 North Walnut Street. More…

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Make Your Mark On Mansfield By Owning A Landmark. Or Two. Or Even Three.

24 Nov , 2018  

A trio of downtown Mansfield’s most iconic buildings are on the market, according to two notices placed on craigslist, the Internet’s best-known site for classified advertisements. All three have been subjects of our “Landmarks of Mansfield” series.

And, for the sum of $2,725,000, you might well be able to buy all three – as well as a 51 spot parking lot and the claim of owning the tallest building in Richland County. More…

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Patriotism Warms The Chill

12 Nov , 2018  

FROM 1812: As Sunday’s Veterans Day Parade was canceled due to low temperatures, we thought we’d re-post our coverage from the 2017 Parade along Park Avenue West, including photos and video.

The number of onlookers may have been substantially less than the previous year, fueled by the 28 degree temperature, but the patriotic enthusiasm was the same as the 2017 Veterans Day Parade took place Saturday morning in downtown Mansfield. More…

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November First Friday Shop Hop To Feature Food, Music, And More

1 Nov , 2018  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is hosting its monthly First Friday Shop Hop in the historic downtown on Friday, November 2. From 5:00 to 7:00 PM, guests will have the opportunity to see visit several downtown businesses for an evening of live music and festivities. More…

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All About Richland

Winter Is Coming

25 Oct , 2018  

Crews work Thursday morning to prepare Richland Carrousel Park for the winter. Click photo for a larger image.

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All About Richland, Downtown

Monsterfield Masquerade This Saturday; We Look Back At 2016

25 Oct , 2018  

Downtown Mansfield will be one very spooky place this Saturday, as Monsterfield Masquerade takes over its streets and sidewalks. More…

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Find Reginald The Rabbit Downtown And Claim Your Prize

30 Jul , 2018  

Back by popular demand, the Downtown Mansfield Scavenger Hunt is currently underway.

A fun summer event for the whole family, bring your kids to explore downtown Mansfield through August 4 in search of a carrousel critter. This featured animal from the Richland Carrousel Park has hidden himself in an array of downtown businesses and organizations. Find Reginald enough times and you can claim a prize. More…

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Imaginations Fueled, Traveling Mansfielders Share Their Experiences

1 Jun , 2018  

Fifteen Mansfielders sat on the Renaissance Theatre stage on Thursday evening and shared experiences of a trip designed to fuel the imagination and transform a community.

The event was the “SXSW419 Public Forum,” the first large scale public discussion of what the group found in March at the South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, Texas. The trip was funded by the Richland County Foundation as a part of its 2018 corporate focus on downtown revitalization. More…

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Artistreet This Saturday

30 May , 2018  

The streets and alleys of downtown will be teeming with art this weekend when Artistreet, an outdoor music and arts festival, kicks off the summer and to bring attention to artisans in this area of Ohio.

Taking place throughout the Carrousel District in downtown Mansfield, this fourth annual event will feature artisan and craft demonstrations in storytelling, dance, sculpture, painting, poetry, textile arts, woodworking, and music. More…

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Roots Salon Announces Downtown Move On Facebook

29 May , 2018  

Facebook followers of Roots Salon in Ontario heard some exciting news on Sunday, as the enterprise announced plans to move to downtown Mansfield.

The relocation will also include an expansion of services, according to the post. More…

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Final Friday Concerts Begin

22 May , 2018  

Can you hear it? It’s the sound of music and fun beckoning you to The Brickyard and to the first Final Friday Concert of 2018. For the eleventh consecutive year, the last Friday of each month, May through September, will bring music, food, and more to downtown Mansfield.

From the initial offerings in 2007 that saw a few dozen attendees, the Downtown Mansfield, Inc. hosted Final Friday concerts have grown to attract thousands of music lovers. Some locally-based 15 performers will take the stage at The Brickyard in the Carrousel District this summer. More…

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Texas Travelers To Hold Public Forum On Downtown Revitalization

20 May , 2018  

According to a Facebook Event post, the 15 Mansfielders involved in a trip to a conference in Austin, Texas will be hosting a public forum next week.

The visit to South by Southwest Interactive (often referred to as SXSW) was being funded by a grant from the Richland County Foundation (Richland Source story here). More…

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Collaboration Beautifies Downtown Mansfield

9 May , 2018  

Mansfield’s past has become a beautiful part of the city’s present and future in downtown Mansfield, and The Ohio State University at Mansfield played a big part in making it happen. Three historic Mansfield postcard murals that were originally created as projection backdrops for the Ohio State Mansfield Theater’s production of Our Town last fall were transformed into permanent installations. The murals were placed on the side of a building at Third Street and Main Street in downtown Mansfield. More…

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