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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.

Proposal Calls for Five-Story Building Across from Northstar

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Calls for Five-Story Building Across from Northstar

The pace of development in Italian Village shows no signs of slowing any time soon. Wood Companies has proposed a five-story mixed-use building for 940 North High Street – the concept will be presented at tomorrow’s Italian Village Commission meeting, where commissioners will also weigh in on Borror Properties’ six-story Pearl Alley proposal. Both projects are […]

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Six-Story Condo Building Proposed for Pearl Street in Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren Six-Story Condo Building Proposed for Pearl Street in Italian Village

Borror Properties has proposed a 13-unit, six-story condo building for 848 North Pearl Street, the current site of a one-story industrial building. The proposed building would sit just north of the Hubbard parking garage and across Prescott Street from another Borror project; the recently-approved, four-story Prescott and Pearl apartment building. Jeff Baur of Borror Properties […]

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First Look: The Market Italian Village

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: The Market Italian Village

After months of construction, renovation, and experimentation, The Market Italian Village opens today at the corners of Summit Street and Third Avenue in the Italian Village. The 2,500 square foot space is simultaneously a butcher, deli counter, bakery, wine shop, café, bar, and a European-style restaurant that serves small plates for lunch and dinner that […]

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Six New Houses Planned for Corner of Second and Summit

Brent Warren Brent Warren Six New Houses Planned for Corner of Second and Summit

Construction could start as soon as this fall on six new single-family houses at the corner of Summit Street and East Second Avenue in Italian Village. The site, which in recent years has hosted a community garden, will be split into six lots, each featuring a two-and-a-half story, two-bedroom house. Connie Klema, one of the owners […]

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The Market Italian Village Opens for Private Party on Sunday

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Market Italian Village Opens for Private Party on Sunday

Italian Village residents, rejoice! Your long-awaited The Market is launching with a private opening party this Sunday for attendees of the Columbus Underground Urban Living Tour from 9am to 3pm. The day’s event includes the sampling of charcuterie, cheeses, beer and wine as well as tours of the new grocery store space from 9am to […]

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Condos Approved for Former Gas Station in Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren Condos Approved for Former Gas Station in Italian Village

Borror Properties continued its recent run of success with the Short North review commissions, receiving final approval last night from the Italian Village Commission for their six-unit condo project at the corner of East First Avenue and Summit Street. The development, which was conditionally approved in May, will be called “Truberry on Summit” and will […]

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Restaurant Review: Tasi Cafe

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Tasi Cafe

Even though it sits one block off of the main drag in the Short North, Tasi Cafe packs the house. It’s bustling, clamoring and busy, even when the High Street scene is sort of quiet… even before the noontime lunch hour officially starts. There are some reasons for that. First, Tasi Cafe has royal lineage. […]

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