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New Eight-Story Building Planned Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Eight-Story Building Planned Downtown

Plans to construct a new eight-story mixed-use residential building at 195 East Main Street were uncovered yesterday as the project has officially been submitted for review by the Downtown Commission. If constructed as planned, the building would include an 8,800 square foot ground-floor retail space with a sidewalk cafe-style patio, a second-story amenity space and […]

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Fast Forward: Olde Towne East & Franklin Park

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: Olde Towne East & Franklin Park

The renaissance of the Olde Towne East neighborhood on the Near East Side of Columbus began decades ago, but is certainly far from finished. This geographically large area is primarily a residential neighborhood, known for its 100-plus year old housing stock, but with a lot of room for new buildings on empty lots sprinkled throughout. […]

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Renovation Planned for Zettler Hardware Building Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renovation Planned for Zettler Hardware Building Downtown

A plan to renovate the Zettler Hardware building at 101 E. Main St. was approved by the Downtown Commission yesterday. A small addition to the building will add square footage on the second and third floor, and also accommodate a new rooftop patio for tenant use. The upper floors will be fitted for office use, […]

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East Main Street Business Owners Seek Neighborhood Improvements

Walker Evans Walker Evans East Main Street Business Owners Seek Neighborhood Improvements

There’s a one mile stretch of East Main Street between the cities of Bexley and Whitehall that some know as being a part of the Eastmoor neighborhood, but most people simply confuse it as being a part of one of those two separate municipalities. The City of Columbus could soon be changing that with the […]

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Restaurant Review: D&L Sandwich Kings

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: D&L Sandwich Kings

A new sandwich shop made its official debut this fall. D&L Sandwich Kings has opened its doors on East Main, serving something a little more special than your regular deli fare. It does its own house brisket and corned beef (and a few other things) with homespun style. You know you’re close to the establishment […]

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Gramercy Books is the First New Local Book Store in 12 Years

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Gramercy Books is the First New Local Book Store in 12 Years

Kittie’s Cakes of German Village is adding a second location in Bexley this week, and they won’t be alone. Gramercy Books, Central Ohio’s first new independent bookstore in 12 years, will also open their doors on Friday. It’s the classic combination. Books and a cafe. Patrons can sip on wine, beer or Stumptown coffee, and […]

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First Look: Giant Eagle Market District Express

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Giant Eagle Market District Express

The new Giant Eagle Market District Express officially opens in Bexley on Thursday, August 18th. The store is the first two-story format for the grocery retailer, and features a full service selection inside a smaller footprint. Click here to read our full story on the new grocery store. All photos by Walker Evans.

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