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The Flamingo Room Bar & Restaurant Opening Soon in Olde Towne East

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner The Flamingo Room Bar & Restaurant Opening Soon in Olde Towne East

A new Southern-style bistro is coming to Olde Towne East. The Flamingo Room bar and restaurant will occupy the former L’Appat Patisserie and Cafe space at 1159 Oak Street. Yusef Riazi, former owner of Short North cocktail bar Mouton, signed a lease for the space at the beginning of June, but has been developing a […]

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Arcade Super Awesome Opening in Olde Towne East

Walker Evans Walker Evans Arcade Super Awesome Opening in Olde Towne East

Arcade Super Awesome is the newest arcade to open in Columbus this summer, but it’s also already been around for the past five years. John Geiger launched the home-based project to host semi-monthly private parties for friends to come and enjoy retro video games together. “Our free play parties have built up a pretty dedicated […]

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Seven-Story Apartment Building Moving Forward on Oak Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Seven-Story Apartment Building Moving Forward on Oak Street

It’s official — the three story-brick building located at 330 East Oak Street is slated to be torn down. The demolition was originally tabled when proposed last year due to the lack of a replacement plan. In March, a new plan was presented by local developers at The Stonehenge Company, which called for the replacement […]

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History of Oak Street Building Surfaces Following Demolition

Mae Greentree Mae Greentree History of Oak Street Building Surfaces Following Demolition

The building that stood on the northwest corner of Oak Street and Ohio Avenue was built around 1900. The Baist Real Estate Atlas Map from 1899 shows a building about half the size on the corner, and two years later the Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from 1901 shows the full building with numbers from 1102 […]

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Historic Olde Towne East Building to Be Demolished After Wall Collapse

Walker Evans Walker Evans Historic Olde Towne East Building to Be Demolished After Wall Collapse

On Sunday evening, a wall collapsed on the side of a two story building located at 1112 Oak Street in Olde Towne East. The building has sat vacant and neglected by its former owner for several decades, but had been recently purchased by a new owner just a few months ago who had plans to […]

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Wall Collapses at Historic Building in Olde Towne East

Walker Evans Walker Evans Wall Collapses at Historic Building in Olde Towne East

Earlier this evening, a portion of a wall collapsed from the side of a historic building in Olde Towne East, spilling out into the street at the intersection of Ohio Avenue and Oak Street. No one was reported as injured, though the collapse is threatening ongoing plans to renovate the building, originally announced back in […]

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Seven-Story Apartment Building Proposed for Oak Street Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Seven-Story Apartment Building Proposed for Oak Street Downtown

Preliminary plans were submitted to the Downtown Commission on Tuesday to demolish a three-story brick building at 330 East Oak Street and replace it with a seven-story, 100-unit apartment building with an underground parking garage. The Stonehenge Company has been brought on to develop the project and is close to purchasing the site from the […]

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