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“A Plan for the Poindexter Museum”

Anne Evans Anne Evans “A Plan for the Poindexter Museum”

“A Plan for the Poindexter Museum” Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:30pm – light refreshments 6:00pm – meeting begins 240 N. Champion Avenue Multipurpose Room – The Intergenerational Center Join the James Preston Poindexter Foundation and the Ohio History Connection as we begin the process to transform the two remaining Poindexter Village buildings into a public […]

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Construction Roundup: Legacy Pointe at Poindexter

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Legacy Pointe at Poindexter

A lot has changed this year at the Legacy Pointe at Poindexter since we last did an in-depth construction photo roundup feature back in May. Work has continued on the new 449-unit mixed-use community on the city’s Near East Side, which was constructed to replace an affordable housing community known as Poindexter Village. New construction includes […]

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Program Aims to Help Longtime Residents in Gentrifying Neighborhood

Brent Warren Brent Warren Program Aims to Help Longtime Residents in Gentrifying Neighborhood

A program that provides money to Near East Side residents interested in fixing up their homes received a funding boost earlier this month. The program is being administered by PACT (Partners Achieving Community Transformation), the nonprofit focused on revitalizing the neighborhoods surrounding OSU Hospital East that is supported by OSU, the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority, […]

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MicroEats Food Fest

Jed Jed

MicroEats Fest, a partnership between Increase CDC and Microcosm to highlight micro food related businesses & any small business with items to sell. Held the last Saturday of each month, join us for food, shopping, and entertainment!

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Columbus Songwriting Workshop October 2017

Jed Jed

A one day workshop that strives to empower songwriters and help them forward their craft. Classes on songwriting, vocal technique, music business, recording, and more. More details tba.Tickets: https://www.facebook.com/events/268194670287639.

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Black Excellence Community Forum

Jed Jed

Black Excellence is an organization that empowers and highlights success stories within our communities. Their vision is to achieve unity within the African Diaspora communities with the goal of promoting philanthropy initiatives. Also, they aim to expand the black voting populationthrough inspiration and encouragement of its youth. We hope you will joinus for thie first […]

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Condo Building Proposed for East Broad Street Across from Franklin Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Condo Building Proposed for East Broad Street Across from Franklin Park

A plan to build a four-story condominium building on a prominent parcel across from Franklin Park is moving forward. The proposed building at 1676 E. Broad St. would hold 36 condominiums, with enough parking in a ground level garage and rear parking lot to hold 53 cars. A small 1950’s-era office building would be demolished […]

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