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Founded in 1797, making it one of the oldest communities in Central Ohio, Franklinton is located immediately west of downtown Columbus. Since a floodwall was erected there in 2003, redevelopment efforts have included more than 40 residential projects, a new firehouse, two new schools, and a new residential dormitory at Mount Carmel Medical Center West.

Franklinton Gets New Coworking Space

Walker Evans Walker Evans Franklinton Gets New Coworking Space

Tired of working out of the neighborhood coffee shop? Then you might be ready for a co-working upgrade. 400 West Rich has officially opened their new 4,000 square foot co-working facility on the second floor of the popular Franklinton creative space. Pricing ranges from $150 to $500 per month with short term lease agreements, and […]

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Glass Axis Opens in Franklinton on Friday

Walker Evans Walker Evans Glass Axis Opens in Franklinton on Friday

Franklinton is often touted as the next emerging arts district in Columbus, and this Friday, the neighborhood will get a little bit “artier” with the opening of Glass Axis. The nearly-thirty-year-old organization announced plans to relocate their facilities a year ago, and after a few days, their doors at 610 West Town Street are officially ready […]

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First Look: The New Glass Axis in Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: The New Glass Axis in Franklinton

Glass Axis is opening their doors at 610 West Town Street in Franklinton this weekend. For more information about the new facility, CLICK HERE to read our interview with Executive Director Rex Brown. For more information, visit www.glassaxis.org. All photos by Walker Evans.

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Opinion: New Vets Memorial is No Sanctuary

 Bernard Pontones Opinion: New Vets Memorial is No Sanctuary

The curious description of the Ohio Veterans Memorial included in the December 30, 2014 article in Columbus Underground (“New Renderings Released for Ohio Veterans Memorial“) relied on theatrical and religious themes: “The Ohio Veterans Memorial and Museum is conceived as an architecture of two acts. The first is an act of landscape, where the surrounding […]

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Best Columbus Champion of 2014: Jim Sweeney

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Columbus Champion of 2014: Jim Sweeney

There are a lot of people who are passionate about the City of Columbus. These are the people who sing its praises to strangers, and devote themselves toward causes and careers that help to improve the quality of life in the city. When we ask our readers who the biggest “Columbus Champions” were of 2014, the […]

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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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The Vanderelli Room Art Gallery Opens in Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Vanderelli Room Art Gallery Opens in Franklinton

Alicia Jean (AJ for short) Vanderelli has been a part of the artistic renaissance in Franklinton ever since she first moved into her studio space at 400 West Rich in late 2011. This weekend, she’s expanding her commitment exponentially with the grand opening of The Vanderelli Room, a brand-new art gallery space located in a […]

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