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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.

Downtown Bike Shop Replacing B1Bicycles on Long Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Bike Shop Replacing B1Bicycles on Long Street

After nearly nine years of serving Downtown customers, local retailer B1 Bicycles has closed its doors at 124 E. Long Street. The shop was an “early adopter” in the resurgence of Downtown, bringing retail to a stretch of Long Street that had long been deserted, and serving as a catalyst for their block where Spoonful Records […]

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Hungry Soul Cafe is Closing Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hungry Soul Cafe is Closing Downtown

After just over three years of operation, the Hungry Soul Cafe will be closing their doors at 30 South Young Street following tomorrow’s brunch service. Owners George and Anita Keller took over former restaurant The Inn Between back in mid-2012, later changing the name and rebranding to focus on a mix of soul food and Hungarian-inspired […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Brick Master Arthur Gugick of COSI’s LEGO Travel Adventure

Jaclyn Reynolds Jaclyn Reynolds Columbus Makes Art Presents: Brick Master Arthur Gugick of COSI’s LEGO Travel Adventure

COSI’s LEGO® Travel Adventure is running through May 8, and featured in the exhibition are some amazing creations by Cleveland artist, high school math teacher and LEGO brick master Arthur Gugick. Gugick creates world landmarks and mosaics out of LEGO bricks, something he started doing at a young age, so we chatted with him about […]

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Construction Update: Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Update: Downtown

If you’ve spent any amount of time in Downtown Columbus in the past decade, then you’re well aware of the ongoing construction of new apartments, offices, parking garages and more. Our construction roundup provides a look at the latest development projects in their current status to keep you up to date on what the future […]

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New Plan for Two25 on Columbus Commons: 12 Stories Instead of 17

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan for Two25 on Columbus Commons: 12 Stories Instead of 17

Changes are being made to Two25 Commons, the mixed-use development proposed by Kaufman Development and the Daimler Group for the corner of Third and Rich streets downtown. When plans for the building were first announced in March of last year, it was to be 17 stories, with 20,000 square feet of ground floor retail, five […]

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Hadley’s Bar + Kitchen Approaches Tentative Spring Opening

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Hadley’s Bar + Kitchen Approaches Tentative Spring Opening

Hadley’s Bar + Kitchen, the trendy neighborhood tavern coming soon to South Fourth Street, is closing in on an opening date. Owner Brian Swanson first announced the Downtown concept, formerly known as Tavernesque, in February 2015. Swanson additionally owns Bodega in the Short North. The restaurant will be located at 260 South Forth Street, in […]

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Fourth & Long Project Gets Positive Reception from Commission

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fourth & Long Project Gets Positive Reception from Commission

A development proposal for a new 10-story building received its first conceptual review from the Downtown Commission this morning, and was largely met with positive feedback. Developer Continental Real Estate presented their vision for a building that would house a new parking garage with ground-floor office space, and adjacent apartment units. “We’re very excited about this […]

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