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Harrison West

Established at the turn of the 20th Century and added to the Register of Historic Places in 1975, Harrison West features brick streets and housing built by craftsmen for workers in nearby factories. The neighborhood is bordered by Victorian Village and the Olentangy River, and is home to several parks and works of public art.

Work to Start on Missing West Third Avenue Sidewalks

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work to Start on Missing West Third Avenue Sidewalks

Construction is scheduled to start next week on a long-awaited infrastructure fix for a section of West Third Avenue, just west of Olentangy River Road. Residents of both the Fifth by Northwest and Harrison West neighborhoods have complained for years about the condition of the street as it passes underneath the railroad tracks that run […]

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250 New Apartments Could Be on Tap for Harrison West

Brent Warren Brent Warren 250 New Apartments Could Be on Tap for Harrison West

More apartments could be coming soon to the western edge of Harrison West. Developer Michael Schiff of Schiff Property Group is in contract to buy the seven-acre Superior Beverage site at 871 Ingleside Street. Schiff told Columbus Underground that he is working with Scott Pickett to acquire the parcel, which sits at the western edge […]

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New Condos, Storage Facility Proposed for Harrison West

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Condos, Storage Facility Proposed for Harrison West

A new proposal from a Florida developer calls for demolishing the APCO Siding Company building at 815 Michigan Avenue and replacing it with six three-story residential buildings. A total of 33 for-sale townhomes would be accommodated on the site, with below-ground garages and some surface parking providing space for 66 cars. The new project, which […]

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Construction Roundup: Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North

It’s no secret that Victorian Village, Italian Village and Harrison West are some of the hottest real estate markets in Central Ohio for residential development, office development and retail development — which means that new construction projects continue to spring up like early flowers blooming in the unseasonably warm weather. Our construction roundup provides a look […]

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Battelle Looking to Develop Prime Real Estate in Harrison West

Brent Warren Brent Warren Battelle Looking to Develop Prime Real Estate in Harrison West

Battelle has taken the first steps in a process that could lead to the development of nearly 20 acres of land between West Fifth Avenue and West Third Avenue in Harrison West. The parcel in question – which sits just east of the Olentangy River – is currently the site of a large surface parking […]

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Katalina’s: A Glance Back Through the Cafe’s Culinary Evolution

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Katalina’s: A Glance Back Through the Cafe’s Culinary Evolution

Katalina’s, the local cafe famous for its signature pancake balls, is fast approaching its fifth summer in business. The century-old building, a former filling station, sits in the east end of Harrison West, removed from the caffeinated stir of Downtown Columbus. Though the neighborhood is quiet, Katalina’s could never be described as sleepy; the vibrant […]

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Urban Neighborhoods Seeing More New Single-Family Homes

Brent Warren Brent Warren Urban Neighborhoods Seeing More New Single-Family Homes

As new construction reaches a fevered pitch in the central city neighborhoods of Columbus, it’s worth pointing out that it’s not just multi-story apartment buildings with ground-floor retail that are getting approved and built. New single-family housing is increasingly being offered as an alternative, both for people interested in more space than an apartment offers […]

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