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Street Party in the Short North Will Double as Ideas Session for Public Art Plan

Brent Warren Brent Warren Street Party in the Short North Will Double as Ideas Session for Public Art Plan

The folks behind a plan for public art on High Street in the Short North are throwing a party to get the public involved in the process. GoLive with Art on High will feature over 30 local musicians, stationed at 10 different spots all along High Street. The musicians will swap places every hour, from […]

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Four-Story Building Approved for UDF Site in Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Four-Story Building Approved for UDF Site in Short North

A four-story building will soon rise on the current site of the United Dairy Farmers store and adjacent parking lot in the Short North. The latest proposal from Elford Development for the corner was approved at last week’s Italian Village Commission meeting. The building will feature large storefronts for retail and restaurant uses along both […]

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258 Apartments, 95 Condos Approved for Jeffrey Park in Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren 258 Apartments, 95 Condos Approved for Jeffrey Park in Italian Village

The next two phases of the Jeffrey Park development were unanimously approved last night by the Italian Village Commission. That means another 258 apartments, 95 “condo flats” and well over 500 parking spaces (mostly in garages) will be added to the 40-acre site. Rob Harris of Wagenbrenner Development said that the plan is to break […]

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New Stonewall Proposal Calls for Preserving Existing Buildings

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Stonewall Proposal Calls for Preserving Existing Buildings

After receiving some pushback from the Italian Village Commission about a plan to demolish and replace their current building at 1160 North High Street, Stonewall Columbus has returned with a proposal that keeps the 1950’s-era building. The new plan calls for a three-story addition that would connect that building to another existing building – a […]

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Big Changes in Store for Intersection of Fifth and Summit

Brent Warren Brent Warren Big Changes in Store for Intersection of Fifth and Summit

Developer Brad Howe’s Burwell Heights project got another look from the Italian Village Commission this month. The five-story, mixed use building with ground-floor commercial would hold 74 residential units and sit at the southwest corner of Summit Street and East Fifth Avenue. The first detailed discussion of the project by the commission was in March […]

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Fourth Street Mixed-Use Apartment Building Gets Design Updates

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fourth Street Mixed-Use Apartment Building Gets Design Updates

A five-story multi-building development proposed in Italian Village back in August has undergone some significant design changes over the past several months. The updated proposal was presented to the Italian Village Commission on Tuesday night, showing a height reduction of the main building to four stories, and a design refresh that shed a bolder color […]

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Stonewall Redevelopment Gets Push Back from Italian Village Commission

Walker Evans Walker Evans Stonewall Redevelopment Gets Push Back from Italian Village Commission

A proposal to demolish and rebuild the Stonewall Columbus offices in the Short North returned to the Italian Village Commission on Tuesday night, where it was met with a certain amount of resistance. “The current Stonewall building is listed as a contributing building in the Short North Design Guidelines and has a significant impact on […]

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