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Construction Roundup: Short North & Italian Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North & Italian Village

Construction cranes dot the skyline through the Short North while sidewalk detours and lane closures adorn the landscape. The process can be a nuisance to many, but the long term result will bring new residents, workers, visitors and customers to the hippest destination in the region. During this month’s installment of Construction Roundup we’re taking […]

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Construction Roundup: Downtown Columbus & East Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Downtown Columbus & East Franklinton

It’s no secret that development is in full swing in Downtown Columbus. Dozens of projects are currently in various stages of completion, dotting the landscape of the center of the city. Individually, these projects represent the public and private investments of many local businesses and organizations. Collectively, they add up to represent an influx of […]

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Photos: Bridge Park Construction Update

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Bridge Park Construction Update

The last time we took a construction photo tour of Bridge Park last November, the massive mixed-use development site was mostly a shell of what it is slated to become. Today, multiple buildings are being finalized in rapid succession with new office tenants, residents and restaurants having already moved in. A view down Longshore Street […]

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Roots Records Closing Storefront at the End of the Month

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Roots Records Closing Storefront at the End of the Month

Shortly after celebrating their 20th anniversary, Roots Records announced it would be closing its store at the end of the month. The record shop said yesterday on their Facebook page that they’ll remain in business, but will maintain an online presence only. “hey ya’ll….we/roots are gonna be moving soon…to on-line only…we will still be present […]

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Construction Roundup: Grandview Yard

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Grandview Yard

The 125-acre Grandview Yard site has been a construction zone since work first began eight years ago, and the ongoing work continues to fill in the massive redevelopment projects in the suburb of Grandview Heights. A quick drive through the site reveals progress on all types of new development, ranging from office space for Nationwide […]

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Construction Roundup: Short North and University District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North and University District

Just about every single block of High Street through the Short North and University District is under construction in some way, shape or form. New apartments, condos, retail, offices and parking garages are being constructed throughout the neighborhoods, creating a nearly seamless transition between the two areas to visitors who traverse the streetscape. Of course, […]

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Fast Forward: The Long Street Corridor

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: The Long Street Corridor

In terms of popularity and importance, the crossroads of High Street and Broad Street are top of mind when it comes to Downtown Columbus. And while the changes and evolution of places like Gay Street and Nationwide Boulevard have been well documented, there’s also a stretch of Long Street that is rapidly transforming from sleepy […]

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