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The intersection of Broad and High streets is considered the hub of Downtown, which spans 2.2 square miles. The area is home to the Ohio Statehouse, the Franklin County Courthouse, the Lazarus Building, LeVeque Tower, Columbus Commons and the Scioto Mile, as well as numerous restaurants and residential developments.

New Winans Location Now Open at Columbus Commons

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Winans Location Now Open at Columbus Commons

The Downtown location of Winans opened quietly last week, serving up their usual handmade chocolates and small batch coffees along with a new menu item: wine. It’s one of several differences from the store in German Village, also owned by local Winans franchiser Monica Thomas. Serving a new neighborhood required some tweaks, but Thomas said […]

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Hard Hat Tour: National Veterans Memorial & Museum

Brent Warren Brent Warren Hard Hat Tour: National Veterans Memorial & Museum

The National Veterans Memorial & Museum is starting to take shape on the Scioto Peninsula. The unique building’s concrete shell is now in place and the surrounding land is being shaped to eventually hold 250 trees, a reflecting pool and a network of walking paths. Amy Taylor of the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC), which […]

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First Phase of Motorists’ Plan Calls for Five-Story Building Overlooking Topiary Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren First Phase of Motorists’ Plan Calls for Five-Story Building Overlooking Topiary Park

Motorists Insurance Group revealed more details of its plan for a one-acre parking lot abutting the Topiary Park Downtown. The latest proposal, which was presented to the Downtown Commission at its meeting on Tuesday, also shed some light on the company’s plans for future phases of the development. The overall plan calls for a total […]

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Millennial Tower Proposal Going Back to Downtown Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Millennial Tower Proposal Going Back to Downtown Commission

Arshot Investment Corporation is bringing its Millennial Tower proposal back to the Downtown Commission tomorrow, just over a year after the ambitious development was first announced. The new proposal calls for a 28-story building at the southwest corner of Front and Rich Streets, three floors taller than the previous iteration. Although there are tweaks to […]

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Exhibition Review: Red Horizon at the Columbus Museum of Art

Liz Trapp Liz Trapp Exhibition Review: Red Horizon at the Columbus Museum of Art

There are times when an exhibition is just monumental. When the stakes are high, and the artwork reveals as much about the historical moment of its conception as it reflects our contemporary society. But then again, we find ourselves in unusual times. “Red Horizon: Contemporary Art and Photography in the USSR and Russia, 1960 – […]

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Photos: 2017 Pride Parade

 Matt Ellis Photos: 2017 Pride Parade

Thousands crowded into Downtown Columbus during a very hot day for the annual Pride Parade this afternoon. This year’s festivities mark the return of the festival to the Riverfront, so the parade’s route was reversed to travel south on High Street, starting off in the Short North. — Editor’s Note by Walker Evans. For more […]

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Children’s Hospital Breaks Ground on New Nine-Story Medical Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Children’s Hospital Breaks Ground on New Nine-Story Medical Building

Representatives from Nationwide Children’s Hospital officially broke ground today on their next medical building expansion. The new nine-story building will be known as the Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion, which the hospital states will “become the country’s largest behavioral health treatment and research center specifically for children and adolescents on a pediatric medical campus.” The new […]

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