March 21, 1975. Designated CRHP. July 12, 1982. The LeVeque Tower is a 47-story skyscraper in Downtown Columbus, Ohio. At 555 feet 5 inches (169.29 m) it was the tallest building in the city from its completion in 1927 to 1974, and remains the second-tallest today.
Based in the historic LeVeque tower, these residences offer a harmonious balance of art moderne architecture and sophisticated contemporary amenities. Experience iconic history and uncompromised craftsmanship. This is sophisticated tower living reborn, with no detail left unnoticed. No two apartments are alike.
Since 1927, the historic LeVeque Tower has been a shining star lighting up the skyline of downtown Columbus, Ohio. And waiting inside is the stunning Hotel LeVeque — a destination that welcomes discerning travelers with the perfect balance of sophistication and comfort.
Experience iconic history and uncompromised craftsmanship. This is sophisticated tower living reborn, with no detail left unnoticed. No two apartments are alike. LeVeque Tower Apartments is an apartment community located in Franklin County and the 43215 ZIP Code. This area is served by the Columbus City attendance zone.
When it was completed in 1927, it was the fifth tallest building in the world and remained as the tallest building in Columbus until 1974. Sent from the past/Flickr. After AIU's bankruptcy, the tower was purchased by John Lincoln and Leslie L. LeVeque and renamed to the Lincoln-Leveque Tower.
The Leveque Tower—called the American Insurance Union (AIU) 1 Citadel when it was built—was the brainchild of John J. Lentz, a prominent, local turn-of-the-century attorney and two-term congressman. Lentz formed the AIU in 1894 as a small fraternal insurance organization.
The LeVeque Tower, originally the American Insurance Union Citadel (or AIU Citadel), was the most distinctive skyscraper in Columbus for nearly half a century, and it remains the most notable among the city’s tall buildings. It was so prominent in the early years of commercial aviation that pilots used it as a landmark, calling it an ...
With its distinctive art deco façade, LeVeque Tower hearkens back to a booming era of Columbus’ history – a history we’ve woven into the fabric of the Hotel LeVeque experience. Read on to learn more about our stunning historic hotel located in the heart of Columbus.
Discover the sophisticated luxury of Hotel LeVeque, Autograph Collection. Housed inside the LeVeque Tower in the heart of downtown Columbus, our pet-friendly hotel effortlessly blends historic and contemporary designs and adds a bold silhouette to the city skyline.
The LeVeque Tower at 50 West Broad Street has long been the defining image of Columbus' skyline. This iconic landmark that for decades was "the" identifying landmark of Columbus, was constructed as the new home office of the American Insurance Union which had a small 4-story office building exactly where the new office building would later be ...