All About Richland

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…


All About Richland

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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All About Richland

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…


Downtown, History & Tourism

A Map To The Story

27 Apr , 2018  

Thursday’s news brought coverage of the discovery of spaces described by local media as a cave, tunnel, and/or cavern. Beginning in the area north of the former National Electrical Supply building on the northeast corner of East Fourth and North Diamond, apparently one or more head west toward Temple Court. More…


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Mansfield In Austin

9 Mar , 2018  

Fifteen Mansfielders flew to Austin, Texas on Thursday evening as the first step in a year-long look at re-imaging downtown Mansfield.

The visit to South by Southwest Interactive (often referred to as SXSW) is being funded by a grant from the Richland County Foundation (Richland Source story here). It’s an intriguing way to start such a process, one which might actually be called disruptive. In our vocabulary, mind you, “disruptive” is a strong compliment. More…

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All Things Business

Downtown Office Building Posted On Craigslist For $975,000

27 Jan , 2018  

On Friday afternoon, a posting was placed on national classified advertisement website craigslist with a significant downtown Mansfield structure on offer.

For sale through Re/Max First Realty, the Walnut Building at the corner of Third and Walnut Street is described as follows: More…


Downtown, Holidays

Christmas Time In The City Starts Saturday

16 Nov , 2017  

The folks at Downtown Mansfield, Inc. have been busy preparing for the annual Christmas Time In The City, which launches this Saturday with three events. More…

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History & Tourism

Landmarks of Mansfield: Walpark Building

25 Oct , 2017  

The Walpark Building at 13 Park Avenue West occupies a unique location in the history of Mansfield.

In 1858, the City of Mansfield – which had become a city from a village just a year earlier – erected a City Hall and market building at the southeast corner of Market (now Park Avenue West) and Walnut Streets. The lot was purchased for $1,500 (an amount which the City actually had to borrow), and the structure cost some $10,000 to construct. More…

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All About Richland

Monsterfield Masquerade This Saturday

24 Oct , 2017  

The time has come again for families from across the area to descend on downtown Mansfield for the annual Monsterfield Masquerade.

The event, taking place this Saturday, October 28, brings together a large-scale Trick or Treat with a Halloween Parade that never disappoints. Annually, some 4,000 families visit downtown to participate in the day’s events. More…

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Downtown Saturday

21 Aug , 2017  

We were on North Main Street two days ago on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, and took this photo.

All About Richland, History & Tourism

Downtown Mansfield Building May Receive Historic Designation

14 Aug , 2017  

At its Tuesday meeting, Mansfield City Council will consider giving “historic listed property” status to the commercial building at 46 Park Avenue West.

Noting that the designation has been recommended by the City’s Planning Commissio More…

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History & Tourism

Landmarks of Mansfield: The Richland Trust Building

11 Jun , 2017  

It was undoubtedly an interesting time for Directors of the new Richland Trust Company when, on November 2, 1929, they opened their monumental eight-story headquarters at the corner of North Main and Park Avenue West. Just the week before, the infamous Black Tuesday had seen the New York Stock Exchange lose 12% of its value in one day.

In Mansfield, however, the same period saw the completion of a nine-month project to give a newly merged bank a glistening new building. More…

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