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Modern Towers Proposed for Convention Center Expansion Project

Walker Evans Walker Evans Modern Towers Proposed for Convention Center Expansion Project

Multiple companies have answered the call for new development on the north side of the Convention Center, including Wagenbrenner, Pizzuti and Starwood Hotels. A collaborative proposal has also been submitted from Daimler, Kaufman and Continental, which include two 12-to-15 story towers that would house a hotel, new residences, retail and office tenants. “It’s all pretty […]

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First Look: New Downtown Bus Shelters

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: New Downtown Bus Shelters

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) has begun work on replacing 13 high-volume bus shelters on High Street through Downtown. The aluminum-and-glass design is a modern update, designed by students from CCAD. Several of the southbound shelters should be finished and functional in time for the May 5th launch of the new Downtown Circulator route. […]

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Caps Planned for High and Third Street Bridges South of Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Caps Planned for High and Third Street Bridges South of Downtown

A key design feature has been added to the new High and Third Street Bridges that will eventually span I-70 south of Downtown as part of the I-70/71 split project. The new bridges will feature caps that will have the capacity to hold buildings, just like the I-670 cap that connects the Short North to […]

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Growl! Opens in Clintonville

Walker Evans Walker Evans Growl! Opens in Clintonville

Clintonville residents and visitors alike will soon have another way to keep their growlers filled and refilled with fresh craft beer. Growl! is the name of the new shop at 2995 North High Street, which is hosting their official grand opening tomorrow. “There’s a lot of beer out there,”  says Growl! co-founder Phil Hamilton. “What we […]

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Bistro 608 Proposed for The Short North

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bistro 608 Proposed for The Short North

North High Street in the Short North is getting a face lift in a major way. With work well underway on The Joseph, new businesses are ready to try their luck in the middle of this cultural hub. Among them is Bistro 608, which hopes to open at 608 North High Street. The site is […]

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Restaurant Review: Phatt Taco

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Phatt Taco

Downtown’s Phatt Taco comes enriched with a good bit of philosophy. It uses organic, fancy, baby greens; it’s got a juice bar. Phatt Taco’s cooler is stocked with non-HFC (that’s High Fructose Corn Syrup) soda pops. All the philosophical stuff doesn’t really hit you in the face when you walk through the door. But it’s […]

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First Look: Denmark and The Secret Cellar

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Denmark and The Secret Cellar

Denmark on High officially opens their doors this Friday, March 14th, but we were able to stop in tonight for a sneak peek at the new space during a prelaunch event. Upon entering (the door is to the right of the Bareburger entrance on the ground floor), you encounter a stairwell pointing you upstairs to […]

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