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Proposal for University District Would Set New Height Limits

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal for University District Would Set New Height Limits

The City of Columbus is moving ahead with plans to change the zoning code to better reflect recommendations made in the University District Plan. That plan was adopted in 2015 after more than a year’s worth of community meetings, but discrepancies between its recommendations and existing zoning (which the plan did not change) have been […]

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deNOVO Bistro Relocating Near Columbus Commons, Manifesto Closes

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega deNOVO Bistro Relocating Near Columbus Commons, Manifesto Closes

After sitting next to a construction site for over two years, and with two more years of construction lying ahead, deNOVO Bistro owner Yavonne Sarber decided it was time to move her business elsewhere. The move couldn’t be a better fit for the business, Sarber said. On top of escaping the seemingly endless construction, her […]

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Sneak Peek: Standard Hall in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Sneak Peek: Standard Hall in The Short North

New Short North hangout Standard Hall is hosting its sneak peek opening this weekend at 1100 North High Street, with a public opening slated for Wednesday next week. The building has seen a major renovation into a beer-hall style venue, which features large open-air windows and garage doors that connect the interior spaces to the outdoor […]

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Fast Forward: Gay and High

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: Gay and High

Gay Street is often referred to as one of Downtown’s gems. Whereas many portions of Downtown Columbus are still home to vast blocks of surface parking, Gay Street represents several semi-solid city blocks of restaurant, retail, office, hotel, condo, apartment, higher education and governmental use. It functions as a crossroads of a lot of different […]

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Five-Story Lane and High Development Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren Five-Story Lane and High Development Approved

Schiff Properties received approval last night from the University Review Board to build a five-story mixed-use development at the southeast corner of Lane Avenue and High Street. The new building will feature 69 apartments, 12,000 square feet of ground-floor retail, and a parking garage with space for 150 cars. It will replace an empty lot […]

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Union Cafe Celebrates 20 Years in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Union Cafe Celebrates 20 Years in The Short North

“The only thing that is constant is change.” That quote could easily be applied to The Short North neighborhood, where businesses regularly come and go, with only a couple of exceptions that have managed to stand the test of time. One of those exceptions is the Union Cafe, which is celebrating 20 years in business […]

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First Look: Black Brick Bar

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Black Brick Bar

Donatos officially launched the Black Brick Bar tonight — a first of its kind venue — attached to the new Donatos pizza shop located at 920 North High Street in the Short North. The new 900 square foot bar features a patio facing High Street and an attachment to the restaurant that creates a dual space […]

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