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Glen Echo

Named for the Glen Echo Ravine, which runs along its northern edge, this neighborhood was established in 1909 just north of The Ohio State University. It features American Craftsman style bungalows, as well as Shingle Style, Tudor Revival and Colonial Revival homes, many with front and/or sleeping porches.

Glen Echo Park soon to be beautified with bird mural

Anne Evans Anne Evans Glen Echo Park soon to be beautified with bird mural

Many enjoy Glen Echo Park, one of several ravine parks in the Clintonville and University Area. It’s a special place, a place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. On June 24, 1912, Glen Echo Park was initially dedicated to the City of Columbus, Ohio, “for public park purposes forever” by […]

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At Home: Modern Style in Glen Echo

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Modern Style in Glen Echo

Eliza Ho and Tim Lai had lived in Clintonville for nearly eight years when they decided they were ready to buy a home. They liked the area so much that they were looking at homes on four streets. After a few deals fell through, they decided to expand their search to other areas. Their Realtor […]

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At Home: Glen Echo Arts and Crafts

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Glen Echo Arts and Crafts

It is only fitting that creative people would live in a ‘crafty’ house. Elizabeth and Nicholas Dekker have lived in their Arts and Crafts home in the Glen Echo neighborhood for three years. About the time they found their home, they helped to found Wild Goose Creative. At first, the group hosted events out of […]

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Glen Echo Neighborhood Profile

Walker Evans Walker Evans

(Photo from Columbus-ite.com) Today’s Dispatch has an interesting profile on the Glen Echo neighborhood, tucked away next to a ravine in between the southern end of Clintonville and the northern end of the University District. The article talks about some of the challenges the neighborhood faces, as well as the benefits of living in this […]

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Ravine cleaning causes concern for ‘urban oasis’

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ravine cleaning causes concern for ‘urban oasis’

The Dispatch wrote Ravine cleaning causes concern for OSU-area ‘urban oasis’ Monday, December 29, 2008 By Spencer Hunt It’s easy to see why people who live in Glen Echo Ravine call their neighborhood an urban oasis. The steep, wooded valley and its slate shale cliffs form a natural backdrop for Clintonville and University District homes […]

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