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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.

Cravings Carryout Cafe Looking for New Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Cravings Carryout Cafe Looking for New Location

Cravings Carryout Cafe was one of the first of a new wave of businesses that opened in Italian Village over the past several years, and as of September 13th, they will no longer call 227 East Third Avenue their home. A message was posted on their website yesterday making a plea for assistance in finding a […]

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Mixed-Use Apartment Building Proposed for Exile Space in Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren Mixed-Use Apartment Building Proposed for Exile Space in Italian Village

Local developer Mulberry will be bringing a proposal to the Italian Village Commission this month to tear down the building containing the Exile Bar at 901 North Fourth Street. Preliminary plans call for replacing it with a five-story, 24-unit apartment building featuring ground-floor retail. The fifth story of the building would be set back from […]

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Development Roundup: New Parks, Bridges, Apartments, and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: New Parks, Bridges, Apartments, and More

Our Development Roundup feature is designed to keep you up-to-date on the latest proposals, approvals, delays and ribbon-cuttings. Whether it’s incremental updates on the many projects we are tracking, or short blurbs on some of the smaller or more far-flung developments that we have yet to cover, the aim of the roundup is to keep you informed. […]

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New Concept Presented for Mixed-Use Development at Hubbard and High

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Concept Presented for Mixed-Use Development at Hubbard and High

Update: CLICK HERE for more information on an alternate proposal that has been submitted to the Italian Village Commission for review. In March, the owners of Haiku and representatives from Elford Development met with the Italian Village Commission for preliminary input on potential infill at the southeast corner of Hubbard and High, a prominent Short […]

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New Pearl Street Building to Feature Unique Public Art Piece

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Pearl Street Building to Feature Unique Public Art Piece

When the Italian Village Commission gave their conditional approval to Borror Properties’ new project at 848 North Pearl Street earlier this month, it marked more than just the next step for a five-story residential building in the neighborhood – it meant that a unique piece of collaborative art celebrating Columbus and the Short North had finally […]

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Revised Pearl Street Project Moving Forward in Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren Revised Pearl Street Project Moving Forward in Italian Village

Borror Properties’ 848 North Pearl Street project received conditional approval on Tuesday from the Italian Village Commission. The latest iteration of the development – which was first brought to the commission in September of last year – is five stories (down from six), and will house 14 for-sale condos with parking for 18 cars. Also […]

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Updates on Italian Village Projects Going Before Commission for Review

Brent Warren Brent Warren Updates on Italian Village Projects Going Before Commission for Review

The Wood Companies is going back to the Italian Village Commission this week with a new, taller proposal for their Brunner Building at 930 North High Street. “We are proposing a floor of offices to take advantage of parking being developed that would otherwise sit empty during weekday business hours,” said Wood Companies President Mark […]

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