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Italian Village

Annexed to the city in 1862, Italian Village was one of Columbus’s first suburbs. It is bounded by I-670 on the south, Fifth Avenue on the north, North High Street on the west, and the Conrail railroad tracks to the east. A mix of Italian and Irish immigrants resided in the area in the 1890s, and Italianate style architecture is prevalent.

Steam Opening New Restaurant Inside the North Market

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Steam Opening New Restaurant Inside the North Market

The North Market is getting a new merchant. Steam, originally serving Italian Village from inside Little Rock Bar, is bringing its buns to the Market in the new year. The concept was started by chef Marcus Meacham. Earlier this year, Meacham took over some space at Little Rock to offer his mantou bun sandwiches to […]

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Renderings Unveiled for New Short North Hotel

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renderings Unveiled for New Short North Hotel

Crawford Hoying was back in front of the Italian Village Commission tonight with an updated proposal for the southeast corner of Hubbard and High in the Short North. The Dublin-based developer first brought the project to the commission in September, proposing a ten-story hotel on the site of the Haiku restaurant. The owners of Haiku […]

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Mexican Restaurant “Cosecha” Opening in Italian Village

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Mexican Restaurant “Cosecha” Opening in Italian Village

Grow Restaurants’ Chris Crader revealed the name for the Mexican restaurant set for Italian Village this year. Cosecha, Spanish for “Harvest,” will open at 987 N. Fourth St. in December. “Not necessarily one specific region of Mexico — our chef Silas is inspired by some of the highlights of their cuisine from all over,” Crader […]

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Project Update: 25 Jeffrey Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: 25 Jeffrey Park

Construction continues on 25 Jeffrey Park, a condominium development nestled within the larger Jeffrey Park development in Italian Village. Developer Chad Seiber, of Mulberry, said that nine units have been completed in the first phase of the project, and that work will start on the second phase as soon as permits are secured. Interest has […]

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Construction Roundup: Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North

Our ongoing Construction Roundup series this week takes a look at The Short North today, where a handful of development sites are showing signs of rapid progress. Of course, there’s still more on the way that has not yet begun construction, or has not yet been approved, including the eight-story Kaufman Development proposal, the 10-story […]

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Community Center and Park Approved for Jeffrey Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Community Center and Park Approved for Jeffrey Park

A new community center and a small pocket park on the eastern end of the Jeffrey Park development were approved by the Italian Village Commission at their October 18th meeting. The one-story building will hold a leasing office and common rooms that will be available to residents of the 276 apartments already completed in the […]

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Del Baggio Pizzeria Now Open in Italian Village

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Del Baggio Pizzeria Now Open in Italian Village

East Fifth Avenue welcomed another business in September. Del Baggio, offering pizza, wings, gyros and other items, opened across from M.I.A. Hookah Cafe, giving hookah smokers and tea drinkers a convenient late night food option. Tarik Ezzini, owner of both establishments, said the pizzeria has proven to be a necessity in the neighborhood in just […]

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