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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.

Redevelopment of Spring Cleaners Site in Italian Village Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren Redevelopment of Spring Cleaners Site in Italian Village Approved

The redevelopment of the Spring Cleaners site at the northwest corner of North Fourth Street and East First Avenue was approved last week by the Italian Village Commission. The project calls for demolishing the existing one-story building and replacing it with a three-story mixed-use building featuring 27 one-bedroom apartments and two ground-level retail spaces. “We […]

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Drunch Eatery + Bar Opens in Italian Village Next Week

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Drunch Eatery + Bar Opens in Italian Village Next Week

The highly anticipated restaurant that’s been slowly coming together on North Fourth Street is finally ready for its grand opening. Drunch, a new gastropub entering the Italian Village neighborhood, will open its doors next week for a grand opening. Although originally reported as a primarily brunch-centric concept, Drunch will offer lunch and dinner as well. […]

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Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & Grandview Yard

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & Grandview Yard

Earlier this month, we profiled construction updates from both Downtown and the Near East Side, but did not get a chance to focus on a few neighborhoods where development is currently most active. So in this installment, we’re featuring photos from Italian Village, Victorian Village, the Short North, University District and Grandview Yard areas. Check […]

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New Design Submitted for Corner of Fifth Avenue and Fourth Street

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Design Submitted for Corner of Fifth Avenue and Fourth Street

Arch City Development’s plans for the southwest corner of East Fifth Avenue and North Fourth Street has gone through several changes since the project was first proposed last summer. Originally conceived as a mixed-use development featuring townhomes and a brewpub, it is now purely a residential project. “Hopefully we’ll be able to move the project […]

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175-Unit Apartment Building Among New Proposals Submitted for Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren 175-Unit Apartment Building Among New Proposals Submitted for Italian Village

Snyder Barker Investments, the local developer behind Aston Place in Victorian Village and the Broadview in Fifth by Northwest, has submitted a proposal to the Italian Village Commission to redevelop two large parcels currently occupied by Acorn Distributors, a janitorial and foodservice supply company. The plan calls for demolishing the existing 50,000 square foot warehouse building […]

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Construction to Begin This Fall on New 10-Story Short North Hotel

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction to Begin This Fall on New 10-Story Short North Hotel

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story indicated there would be no parking in the building at 800 North High Street. It has been fixed to include the building’s parking information. Final plans for the new 10-story Moxy Hotel building were unveiled this afternoon, which will replace the former Haiku restaurant building at 800 […]

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Restaurant Review: Cosecha Cocina

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Cosecha Cocina

Cosecha Cocina is the new kid on the block in Italian Village. Serving from a menu based on tex-mex favorites, it’s a departure from the fare typically associated with its well-known Harvest Pizzeria kin. While artisanal pizza is not on the menu, plenty of happiness can be found in tacos and chips. And if that’s […]

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