The Columbus Visitors Center has compiled a map to help ‘Columbus’ movie fans revisit where the movie was filmed last summer and explore how the city is visually depicted on the big screen.
Included are several buildings that make character Casey’s top 10 list of favorite buildings in Columbus, and at least one that isn’t one of her favorites.
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- Inn at Irwin Gardens
608 Fifth St.
Movie scenes: Jim in his father’s room, Jim and Casey talk in the hallway/bedroom and the walkway on the east side of the library where Jin and Casey first meet. On Casey’s top 10 list.
2. Bartholomew County Public Library
536 Fifth St.
Movie scenes: Casey re-stacking books, various locations where Casey and Gabriel work
3. First Christian Church
531 Fifth St.
Movie scenes: Jin’s father collapses, Jin contemplates his father downstairs near pillars, Casey and Jin talk about architectecture. On Casey’s top 10 list.
4. Irwin Conference Center
500 Jackson St.
Movie scenes: A tour walks by on the south side while Jin and Casey talk on the west side. On Casey’s top 10 list.
5. Mill Race Park
50 Carl Miske Drive
Movie scenes: At the Saitowitz Tower, Jin and Casey talk about architecture and Mill Race history. At the round lake, Jin and Casey sit on the bench facing the covered bridge. They then walk through the covered bridge and discuss their families.
6. Columbus City Hall
123 Washington St.
Movie scenes: On the front exterior stairs, Jin and Casey discuss Casey’s options. Casey notes this is not one of her favorites. Also in one of the closing shots of the film, Jin realizes the significance of the building’s cantilevered arms.
7. Mental Health Center
2975 Lincoln Park Drive
Movie scenes: Jin and Casey discuss the building and the architect, James Stewart Polshek. On Casey’s top 10 list.
8. North Christian Church
850 Tipton Lane
Movie scenes: Jin and Casey walk through the trees facing St. Bartholomew Church, and tour the building continuing a discussion about architecture and Casey’s options.
9. First Financial Bank
707 Creekview Drive
Movie scenes: Jin and Casey visit at night and Casey talks about her mother’s history and how this building was so important to her during a tough upbringing. Casey lists this building as her No. 1 on her top 10 list.
10. Southside Elementary School
1320 W. County Road 200S
Movie scenes: Jin and Casey sneak into the school late at night.