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Construction Starts on One East Gay Development Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Starts on One East Gay Development Downtown

Fifteen months after a fire emptied out the building located at 11 East Gay Street, work has begun to redevelop the property. Local developer Day Companies purchased the building last August, and today was awarded state tax credits that is moving the project forward. Construction crews have begun preliminary demolition work inside the building — now being […]

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Renovations Begin on The Madison Mixed-Use Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans Renovations Begin on The Madison Mixed-Use Development

The long-vacant Madison’s Department Store and White-Haines Buildings, located prominently on High Street between Gay Street and Long Street, have often been considered one of the biggest eyesores Downtown. Last summer, the City of Columbus began to pursue action against the property’s former owners, which prompted the sale of the properties to Day Companies, a […]

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New Northstar Cafe Concept Brassica to Occupy Old Betty’s Space

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner New Northstar Cafe Concept Brassica to Occupy Old Betty’s Space

Brassica, a new concept from the Northstar Cafe team, will be opening in the Short North later this summer. The restaurant will occupy 680 N. High Street, the former Betty’s Fine Food and Spirits location. The restaurant will be a simple, casual eatery, with an Eastern Mediterranean vibe influenced by owner Kevin Malhame’s Lebanese heritage. […]

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Maennerchor to Open German Village Restaurant and Beer Garden

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Maennerchor to Open German Village Restaurant and Beer Garden

This Fall, German Village will be welcoming a new restaurant and beer garden. The Columbus Maennerchor German Heritage Building, built in 1907, will be utilizing the main floor of their headquarters as a new dining and bar space. The restaurant will be called Valter’s at Maennerchor, with a slated opening for mid-fall. The Columbus Maennerchor […]

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Interview: Keith Meyers and Campus Partners on the 15th and High Plan

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: Keith Meyers and Campus Partners on the 15th and High Plan

In late February of this year, OSU and Campus Partners unveiled an ambitious plan for redeveloping a nine-acre area centered on the intersection of 15th Avenue and North High Street. The underlying zoning for that plan – which calls for new mixed-use development along with a public square, a hotel, and a parking garage – […]

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First Look: Old North Arcade

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Old North Arcade

This Friday, the Old North Arcade will officially open its doors to retro video game enthusiasts looking for a new entertainment option in the neighborhood. Owner Ben Morgan described the venue as being a bar first and foremost, with the video arcade cabinets functioning as a fun and casual entertainment piece. The shotgun-style building that […]

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Tai Tiki Polynesian Grill Opens in Fireproof Building

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Tai Tiki Polynesian Grill Opens in Fireproof Building

A new Short North eatery has opened at 1014 North High Street. Tai Tiki Polynesian Bar and Grill has opened next door to Pies and Pints in the Fireproof building. Tai Tiki is the sister restaurant to Tai’s Asian Bistro on Lane Avenue, popular for their plentiful helpings of Chinese and Japanese food. Owners Tai and […]

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