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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.

Mixed-Use Development at First and High Will Include New UDF Store

Brent Warren Brent Warren Mixed-Use Development at First and High Will Include New UDF Store

When it was first announced last year that Elford Development planned to redevelop the United Dairy Farmers store and adjacent parking lot at the corner of High Street and East First Avenue, no promises were made about the convenience store being included in the new building. But, at Tuesday night’s Italian Village Commission meeting, it […]

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Construction Roundup: Italian Village, Downtown & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Italian Village, Downtown & More

Part two of this month’s Construction Roundup photo update takes us through Downtown Columbus, Italian Village, the Near East Side and the Scioto Peninsula areas to find out what’s going on with new development around Columbus. A variety of apartment, condo, office, government and parking structures are currently under construction in each of these neighborhoods, […]

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New Plan Unveiled for Five-Story Building at Fifth and Summit

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan Unveiled for Five-Story Building at Fifth and Summit

Borror Properties is bringing a new proposal for the southwest corner of Summit Street and East Fifth Avenue to the Italian Village Commission next week. Borror bought the 0.6-acre site from developer Brad Howe last fall, paying a little over a million dollars for it, according to the Franklin County Auditor’s website. The new proposal calls […]

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First Look: Cosecha in Italian Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Cosecha in Italian Village

New bar and restaurant Cosecha Cocina doesn’t open its doors until Friday, but you can get a sneak preview of the new space in our exclusive photo gallery, posted below. For more details on what the new restaurant will feature for guests, CLICK HERE to read the full article. For more information, visit cosechacocina.com. All photos […]

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Unique Italian Village Building Changes Hands, Restaurant a Possibility

Brent Warren Brent Warren Unique Italian Village Building Changes Hands, Restaurant a Possibility

A new owner controls the northwest corner of Summit Street and East Third Avenue in Italian Village. Fans of the unique century-old building on the lot needn’t worry about it getting torn down, though. “We don’t have concrete plans yet — the tenant just moved out — but we think that it’d be perfect for […]

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Three Options for Replacing Short North Building to be Presented

Brent Warren Brent Warren Three Options for Replacing Short North Building to be Presented

A proposal to demolish and replace a one-story building at 1174 N. High St. has been submitted to the Italian Village Commission. The building, which currently holds The Garden store, sits just north of the parking lot for Stonewall Columbus. Three different options for the site are depicted for the commission’s consideration, ranging from two […]

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Restaurant Review: Goremade Pizza in Italian Village

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Goremade Pizza in Italian Village

Let’s start here: Goremade Pizza is pretty much all the nice things its fans have said about it since its opening last year. Goremade earns high-praises, not just because pizza is generally a lovable genre, but because Goremade’s pizza is a special exemplar of excellence. But there’s something else too. There’s a special proprietor and […]

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