Boundless / Harding Hospital Site

The former Harding Hospital site is now owned by Boundless, a private not-for-profit organization which provides direct services and residential options for intellectual and developmentally disabled individuals throughout central Ohio. Boundless has been conducting a master planning process to optimize the use of the campus while honoring the history and natural beauty of the location and surroundings.

Redevelopment

Boundless recently announced potential partnerships with two community-focused entities, Worthington Schools and National Church Residences, as part of its master planning process for the 45-acre property.
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Boundless Entrance-sign
Worthington Schools is considering the purchase of 13.7 acres of land on the southeast edge of the property as a potential location for a new Colonial Hills Elementary School.
Schools Superintendent Letter to Boundless Committee
Schools Superintendent Letter to School Board
Worthington Schools Master Facilities Plan
More School District information to be posted here when available

History of Harding Hospital Site


Harding Hospital was founded in 1916 by George T. Harding II, MD to provide treatment for people with physical, mental, social and spiritual needs, and operated on its 45 acre Worthington campus until 1999, when it became part of The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center. In 2014, Step by Step academy purchased the property and provided mental health services out of some of the buildings. In 2017, Step-by-Step merged with Boundless, formerly known as Franklin County Residential Services, which is now headquartered at the site.
More Harding Hospital history from Worthington Memory

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