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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.

Project Update: The Julian

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: The Julian

Casto will start accepting reservations on March 10th for the Julian, the converted shoe factory at the northeast corner of South Front and West Main streets downtown. With most of the exterior renovation work completed, framing is now underway inside, and the developer hopes to start delivering units by the end of the summer. “We’ve […]

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COTA to Add Downtown-Airport Bus Line in 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans COTA to Add Downtown-Airport Bus Line in 2016

Currently, if you want to take the bus between the Convention Center and the Airport, you’ve got to hop on the south-bound #2 line to head east on Main Street and transfer to the #92 to head north on James/Stelzer Road. If that doesn’t already sound like a little bit of a hassle, then you […]

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North Market Expanding Hours of Operation

Walker Evans Walker Evans North Market Expanding Hours of Operation

Starting in April, shoppers will be able to spend a little bit more time at The North Market with expanded hours throughout the week. The market will remain open until 7pm on Saturdays and Monday will no longer be an “optional” day for merchants, which in the past has meant a partially-open scenario where half […]

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First Look: B. Loved Bridal Boutique

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: B. Loved Bridal Boutique

As of today, brides-to-be have a new place to shop Downtown at B. Loved Bridal Boutique at 36 West Gay Street. Owners Jennifer Bartosek and Lesley Bartosek officially soft opened this morning, with plans for a grand opening slated on March 4th. The shop features a selection of designer dresses and accessories with a unique […]

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More Details Emerge on Downtown “Micro Living” Developments

Walker Evans Walker Evans More Details Emerge on Downtown “Micro Living” Developments

Nearly a year ago, a redevelopment project at Front Street and Long Street was announced that would bring some much needed affordability to the Downtown core of Columbus. Three empty buildings in a prime location would be converted into “Workforce Housing”, a term used by Mayor Michael Coleman during the 2014 State of the City […]

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Development Roundup: Eight Updates from Italian Village, Downtown and Beyond

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: Eight Updates from Italian Village, Downtown and Beyond

Our Development Roundup feature is designed to keep you up-to-date on the latest proposals, approvals, delays and ribbon-cuttings. Whether it’s incremental updates on the many projects we are tracking, or short blurbs on some of the smaller or more far-flung developments that we have yet to cover, the aim of the roundup is to keep […]

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Art of Yoga Brings a Modern and Urban Feel to Columbus Yoga Scene

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Art of Yoga Brings a Modern and Urban Feel to Columbus Yoga Scene

The enthusiasm Ryan Bauer has for the art and yoga at his studio Art of Yoga is infectious. “I just knew that I wanted a place where I could combine people, yoga and art,” says Bauer. He opened his dream space in June of 2014. Art of Yoga is Downtown on the second floor of […]

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