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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.

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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The Market Italian Village Opening This Summer

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Market Italian Village Opening This Summer

The eastern corner of Summit Street and Third Avenue has been under construction for some time. Formerly a convenience pit stop for beer, cigarettes, and snacks, a new 3,500 square feet market is set to open at 1022 Summit Street at the end of July or beginning of August. The Market Italian Village is the […]

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Joe Armeni on 30 Years of Rehabs and New-Builds in the Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Joe Armeni on 30 Years of Rehabs and New-Builds in the Short North

Joe Armeni has had a front row seat for the Short North’s long transition from troubled to trendy. As a realtor and developer – he heads up New Victorians as well as a RE/MAX office based in Harrison West – Armeni has been living and working in the neighborhood for more than 30 years.  His long […]

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Shooting Leads to Tension on the Short North Block Watch Facebook Page

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Shooting Leads to Tension on the Short North Block Watch Facebook Page

Columbus police are still investigating the killing of Tyrone Brandy, who was found shot to death in Italian Village on Thursday. The 29 year old had crashed the car he was driving into a parked vehicle near the corner of East 3rd and Say Avenues. When authorities arrived on the scene, they discovered Brandy had been […]

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At Home: Experiencing Loft Living

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Experiencing Loft Living

At some point, Aaron and Erika Cash knew they wanted to give living in a loft space a try. They had gotten married, and had moved everything into Aaron’s home in Victorian Village. At 1,622 square-feet, the home was a bit large for the two of them and their pets, so they decided to check […]

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Condos Proposed for First and Summit in Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren Condos Proposed for First and Summit in Italian Village

A plan to demolish the former gas station at the corner of East First Avenue and Summit Street and replace it with six condominiums has been conditionally approved by the Italian Village Commission. Although final architectural details have yet to be presented, the basic massing, height and density were approved during a special meeting of […]

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