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Near East Side Community Members Want to See Buildings Saved

Walker Evans Walker Evans Near East Side Community Members Want to See Buildings Saved

On Sunday, local development corporation Next Generation announced intentions to demolish two buildings on East Long Street to prepare a larger site for sale to a private developer. Reactions to the plans have been mixed, with some residents excited about the plans, and others preferring to see the buildings preserved. “Columbus City Government is supporting Mr. […]

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Tax Abatements for Easton Expansion Paired With Investment for Linden

Walker Evans Walker Evans Tax Abatements for Easton Expansion Paired With Investment for Linden

On Thursday, officials with the City of Columbus unveiled a plan that would further provide investment dollars to the Linden neighborhood, an area specifically targeted for redevelopment by Mayor Andrew Ginther during his first year in office. The plan allows for a 10-year 100 percent tax abatement for the owners of Easton Town Center to […]

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The Confluence Cast: The Hilltop

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: The Hilltop

To kick off our neighborhoods series, we’re starting with one of Columbus’ largest, the Hilltop. On the occasion of their newly completed Camp Chase Trail, Jody Dzuranin and Betty Jaynes sat down to discuss the new trail, the renaissance that they’re fighting for on the Hilltop, some of the sensitivities and perceptions that the westside faces, and what they’re doing to […]

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Top 10 Neighborhoods in Columbus

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Neighborhoods in Columbus

Central Ohio is filled with a wide variety of dense urban neighborhoods, laid-back suburban communities and everything else in between. This year, when we asked our readers and contributors to nominate and select the number one neighborhood in the city, they picked Downtown Columbus for the first time ever. Once a thriving place to live […]

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The Top 10 Best Neighborhoods to Visit in Columbus

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Best Neighborhoods to Visit in Columbus

For two years in a row, The Short North has topped our annual list as the best spot for visitors in the city of Columbus. If you’re entertaining friends or family, this neighborhood should be your number one destination to show off the best of what the city has to offer. Whether you’re looking for […]

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Redevelopment Planned for Two Near East Side Sites

Walker Evans Walker Evans Redevelopment Planned for Two Near East Side Sites

Should two century-old buildings on Taylor Avenue be renovated or demolished? That question was asked last night at a community charette hosted by representatives of PACT, the nonprofit organization that is overseeing large-scale revitalization efforts for a portion the city’s Near East Side. While PACT’s mission touches upon everything from workforce development to early education, […]

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Input Solicited for Olde Towne East Public Art Installation

Walker Evans Walker Evans Input Solicited for Olde Towne East Public Art Installation

The Olde Towne East Neighborhood Association (OTENA) is seeking neighborhood input on a new public art installation on Parsons Avenue. The project was originally announced nearly two years ago, but the artwork component was slated to come on line as a final phase in 2017 following roadwork and utility work that needed to take place […]

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