Dick Leike, a local Realtor, is buying Riverview, a historic antebellum home on Columbusí Southside built in the 1850s. The home has been vacant for two decades. Leike said he has not yet finalized any specific plans for the mansion but preservation is a priority.

Historic Columbus mansion gets new owner

Upon its completion in the early 1850s, the massive Greek Revival Mansion known as "Riverview" has been considered a Columbus treasure and a point of pride as the property at 511 Second St. S. changed owners but never its status as one of the state's great antebellum homes.



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