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Grandview Yard Gets LEED Neighborhood Certification

Walker Evans Walker Evans Grandview Yard Gets LEED Neighborhood Certification

Only a small fraction of the 100+ acres of the Grandview Yard development footprint has been complete, but the project just landed a major feather in its cap with one of the first LEED-ND (Neighborhood Development) Silver designations in the Midwest. As recognized by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED-ND means that Grandview Yard […]

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Best Neighborhood of 2013: Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Neighborhood of 2013: Short North

The Short North is a neighborhood that is constantly evolving. Many new large-scale developments are filling in vacant lots (The Hub, Fireproof, The Joseph) with more proposed development on the way (Parkside on Pearl, Poplar Building, Hubbard Park Place). And with those new developments come chain establishments large (Anthropologie, Chipotle) and small (Bakersfield, Melt). But […]

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Pandora Tackles Parking, Shopping and Other Short North Issues

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pandora Tackles Parking, Shopping and Other Short North Issues

The Short North gained a new leader in August as Betsy Pandora took the reigns as the Executive Director of The Short North Alliance. She’s only been on the job for two months, but she’s already involved in event planning, retail development, marketing, advocacy, parking policies and other important focus areas. We had the opportunity […]

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Renovated Milo-Grogan Recreation Center Reopens

Walker Evans Walker Evans Renovated Milo-Grogan Recreation Center Reopens

The newly renovated Milo-Grogan Recreation Center officially reopened today at a dedication ceremony that involved community residents and civic leaders. The former 9,500 square foot building was constructed in 1976 and was the smallest recreation center in Columbus. The new expanded facility is 16,000 square feet and includes a new gym, art room, dance studio, […]

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At Home: A new apartment, a new look at Columbus

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: A new apartment, a new look at Columbus

Moving to a new part of the city is a great way to make it feel like a new place again. “We feel like we get to experience a different part of Columbus,” says Billy Ashley, when he and his partner Cesar Seguil moved from the Short North to the Brewery District. They each had […]

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Interview: New Columbus Development Director Steven Schoeny

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: New Columbus Development Director Steven Schoeny

Steven Schoeny was appointed earlier this month to serve as the next director of the Department of Development for the City of Columbus. As director he will oversee a wide range of divisions responsible for things like zoning, code enforcement, planning, neighborhood services and the city’s land bank, as well as provide direction for the economic […]

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What Columbus Suburbs Have to Offer

Jason Parks Jason Parks What Columbus Suburbs Have to Offer

This article is brought to you by the Schottenstein Real Estate Group. The summertime means that it is time to get outdoors and discover what Central Ohio has to offer. We have explored some of our favorite suburbs in Central Ohio. Not only are these communities in close proximity to great dining, entertainment and affordable […]

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