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Clintonville is a Hub for Antique and Vintage Shopping

Randi Walle Randi Walle Clintonville is a Hub for Antique and Vintage Shopping

Is there a difference between “vintage” and “antique” items? One quick stop in a store claiming either title and the shopper will instantly realize there is quite a difference. Stephanie Russi, co-owner of Down Memory Lane antique store, said that the difference has to do with age. In her opinion, an item must be from […]

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Chumley’s Relocating to Highline at Nine Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans Chumley’s Relocating to Highline at Nine Development

Campus-area sports bar Chumley’s is losing their home to the wrecking ball at 1918 North High Street, but the business has plans to relocate and reopen just a few blocks south. The bar posted an updated on its Facebook page earlier this month announcing that it will be relocating inside the new Highline on Nine […]

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Demolition Begins at Short North White Castle

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Demolition has officially begun at the site of the Short North White Castle, which is being torn down to make way for a new eight-story mixed-use building, developed by Borror Properties. The new building will be six stories tall along High Street, with an eight-story section set back farther from the street. It will feature […]

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First Floor Expansion Added to Bollinger Hotel Proposal

Brent Warren Brent Warren First Floor Expansion Added to Bollinger Hotel Proposal

The latest proposal for Bollinger Tower calls for a first-floor addition that would extend the building toward High Street. The conversion of the 11-story building from affordable housing into a hotel received its first review from the Italian Village Commission last month. That initial proposal called for maintaining the existing green space in front, but […]

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Northside Library Branch Reaches Construction Milestone

Walker Evans Walker Evans Northside Library Branch Reaches Construction Milestone

The new Columbus Metropolitan Library Northside Branch is officially “topping out” its construction tomorrow, celebrating a milestone in working toward the reopening of the busy library location at 1423 North High Street. Construction began back in March, with a targeted completion scheduled for late spring or early summer of 2017. Once completed, the new 24,900 square […]

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Demolition Set to Begin Soon at High & 16th in University District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Demolition Set to Begin Soon at High & 16th in University District

Construction fencing has gone up, lane closures are in effect and the entire block between 16th Avenue and 17th Avenue is scheduled for demolition. The first set of eight buildings — which stretches from the former Huntington Bank to the former Bernie’s Bagels & Deli — will be coming down soon to make way for a […]

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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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