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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.

Three Developers Awarded Green Grants for Cleanup Efforts

Walker Evans Walker Evans Three Developers Awarded Green Grants for Cleanup Efforts

Three local Columbus development organizations were awarded over $200,000 in grants from the city’s Green Columbus Fund at yesterday’s City Council meeting. That includes a grant for $135,990 for the Day Companies to redevelop and restore three commercial buildings Downtown, known as the long-vacant Madison’s department store. The company acquired the properties two weeks ago […]

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Neighborhood Launch Plans to Add Six-Story Storage Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Neighborhood Launch Plans to Add Six-Story Storage Building

The Edwards Companies and Brexton Construction announced today plans to add a six-story storage unit building to the ongoing Neighborhood Launch project in Downtown Columbus. The units would service Downtown residents looking for extra room that they may not have built into smaller apartments or condos. “We see growing demand for storage Downtown,” said Tim Galvin, […]

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New Downtown Report Details Continual Neighborhood Growth

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Downtown Report Details Continual Neighborhood Growth

A lot of time, effort, and energy has been invested in the revitalization of Downtown Columbus in the past decade. A lot of money has been invested too — $1.9 billion to be exact, according to the freshly released Downtown Columbus Economic Development Update Report for the Third Quarter of 2014, prepared by the Capital […]

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PurePressed Juicery Opening at Columbus Commons

Walker Evans Walker Evans PurePressed Juicery Opening at Columbus Commons

The mixed-use development known as Highpoint at Columbus Commons is officially getting its first retail tenant, making it more than just a residential building. The PurePressed Juicery will be launching next Spring in a 950 square foot space on the south end of the building. Local lawyer and entrepreneur Greg Mansell is the brains behind […]

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Day Companies Purchases Long-Vacant Madison’s Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Day Companies Purchases Long-Vacant Madison’s Building

The vacant Madison’s Department Store building has long been an eyesore on High Street in the heart of Downtown, but that is expected to change soon. The Day Companies confirmed today that they have purchased the buildings from the Tonti Organization, with plans to renovate the three historic buildings at 72-84 North High. “I can confirm […]

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Columbus Food League Sells The Jury Room

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The Jury Room will close today at 5pm, but only for a short while. The Columbus Food League announced today that it has sold the restaurant to a new owner, who plans to reopen the restaurant within the next two weeks. Columbus Food League founder and owner Elizabeth Lessner made the announcement public today, coinciding […]

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Hot Chicken Takeover to Pop-Up Inside North Market for The Winter

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hot Chicken Takeover to Pop-Up Inside North Market for The Winter

In the short amount of time since their launch earlier this year, Hot Chicken Takeover has quickly become a local favorite. The restaurant’s outdoor summertime setup lends itself well to community-centric picnic luncheons, but does not work quite as well during the colder months. That problem gets solved today, as HCT owner Joe DeLoss has […]

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