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Bar and Restaurant Planned for Long-Empty Buildings in Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bar and Restaurant Planned for Long-Empty Buildings in Italian Village

A local contractor is moving forward with a bar and restaurant concept at a prominent corner in Italian Village. The first phase of the project involves the renovation of a 3,000 square foot garage at 200 East Fourth Ave. Once that building is complete, the plan is to expand the concept into the larger building […]

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New Plan for Grandview Mercantile Calls for Ten Stories, Office Space, and More Parking

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan for Grandview Mercantile Calls for Ten Stories, Office Space, and More Parking

The Pizzuti Companies have revised their plan for the Grandview Mercantile site in the Short North. The new proposal, which will be reviewed by the Victorian Village Commission at its August 11th meeting, is two stories shorter than the initial design. It would feature over 80,000 square feet of office space, a 164-car parking garage, […]

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Fast Forward: The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: The Short North

Last week’s news that Kaufman Development is proposing a 10-story development in the Short North is just the latest in a recent string of announcements for the area. While the hip arts district has transformed dramatically from its beginnings in the early eighties, the next several years will see a more rapid evolution of the […]

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Demolition Set to Begin Soon at High & 16th in University District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Demolition Set to Begin Soon at High & 16th in University District

Construction fencing has gone up, lane closures are in effect and the entire block between 16th Avenue and 17th Avenue is scheduled for demolition. The first set of eight buildings — which stretches from the former Huntington Bank to the former Bernie’s Bagels & Deli — will be coming down soon to make way for a […]

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White Castle Development to Feature “Iconic” Piece of Public Art

Brent Warren Brent Warren White Castle Development to Feature “Iconic” Piece of Public Art

With construction scheduled to start soon on the Short North White Castle Development, plans are starting to come together for a significant piece of public art that would be incorporated into the project. The Create Columbus Commission announced on Thursday that they are awarding a $10,000 grant to a group called Columbus Inspires to “design, […]

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Kaufman Development Announces 10-Story Mixed-Use Project in Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kaufman Development Announces 10-Story Mixed-Use Project in Short North

Earlier this year, Kaufman Development purchased the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers building located on Second Avenue, just off High Street in Victorian Village. Today, we’re getting a first look at what they plan to do with both the building and its large parking lot that faces Price Avenue. A development proposal unveiled this morning […]

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Phase Two of Yankee Trader Renovations to Start Soon

Brent Warren Brent Warren Phase Two of Yankee Trader Renovations to Start Soon

Renovation work will be starting soon on two historic buildings at the northwest corner of Vine and North High streets, marking the second phase of work on what is now being referred to as the Yankee Block — the three buildings once occupied by the Yankee Trader carnival supply business and novelty store. Two retail […]

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