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Lt. Governor Attacks Governor on Gun Control Stance

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lt. Governor Attacks Governor on Gun Control Stance

Ohio Governor John Kasich was in the national news over the weekend for a noted change in his stance on the second amendment. In the wake of the Parkland Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead, Kasich appeared on CNN’s State of the Union to call out both President Trump and members of Congress […]

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Coleman Government Center is Nearly Open for Business

Walker Evans Walker Evans Coleman Government Center is Nearly Open for Business

City and civic leaders gathered yesterday to christen the new eight-story City of Columbus office building at 111 N. Front St. as the Michael B. Coleman Government Center, named after the city’s most recent former mayor. “Much of the city’s success today can be traced directly to the courage and leadership of Mayor Coleman,” stated current […]

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Columbus Diners Moving Away From Chain Restaurants

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Diners Moving Away From Chain Restaurants

Customer preferences are changing rapidly in favor of independent restaurants versus chains, according to Yelp’s second annual Local Economic Outlook report. “While chain restaurants across the country encounter increasingly choosy diners, independent fast-food and fast-casual restaurants have seen a continued increase in average ratings, improving by seven percent in the last five years,” stated Yelp […]

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Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & More

The majority of High Street continues to be a construction zone through most of the University District and Short North, although some of those projects under construction will begin to come to completion this summer. For now, there are cranes and orange barrels everywhere you look, and we’ve got another installment of our construction roundup […]

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Fast Forward: Discovery District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: Discovery District

When most people think of Downtown Columbus, their attention largely turns to the High Street corridor and its immediate surroundings. New development has largely followed that trend with tall new infill projects lining the street in a north to south configuration with a few exceptions sprinkled in other areas. That trend will continue to change […]

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Construction Roundup: Downtown, Franklinton & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Downtown, Franklinton & More

A somewhat warm and blue-skied day in late January allowed us to capture a winter Construction Roundup photo update of many of the new developments underway in Downtown Columbus and the surrounding neighborhoods. With a project to be found on nearly every other block, not every construction site is included in every installment, but this […]

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More Than Half of Columbus Residents are Now Renters

Walker Evans Walker Evans More Than Half of Columbus Residents are Now Renters

Over the course of past decade, Columbus has become a “renter-dominated market” along with 21 other major U.S. cities. That means that more than half of the population of the city of Columbus now lives in a rental units rather than an owned unit. “There’s no nice way to put this — the idea of […]

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