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Old Oaks

Located just east of Downtown Columbus, the neighborhood’s construction mainly took place between 1892 and 1922. Its residences are predominantly 2.5-story brick homes with large front porches. Old Oaks is bounded on the west by homes on Ohio Avenue, on the east by homes on Kimball Place, on the north by Mooberry Street, and on the south by Livingston Avenue.

History Lesson: The growth of Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: The growth of Nationwide Children’s Hospital

On Sunday June 10th, Nationwide Children’s Hospital will host a community-wide celebration and will officially open the new wing on June 20! According to U.S. News and World Report (with data obtained from the American Hospital Association as recently as April 2012) Nationwide Children’s Hospital is ranked nationally in 10 pediatric specialties and is a […]

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Five Neighborhoods Getting New Security Cameras

Walker Evans Walker Evans

A new safety camera pilot project was announced today by Columbus City Councilmember Andrew Ginther, Columbus Division of Police officials, neighborhood leaders, and Mayor Michael B. Coleman. Over 40 safety cameras will be rolled out as early as next summer in areas including Weinland Park, The University District, The Hilltop, The King Lincoln District, the […]

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At Home: History in Old Oaks

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: History in Old Oaks

When Todd Popp was looking for a home about fourteen years ago, he had been looking for an older home in an established neighborhood in the 100k-120k range. That search originally had him looking around Westgate for the cute, older neighborhood feel and lasted about two years. During that time, he also met his partner […]

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Old Oaks Neighborhood Profiled in The Dispatch

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Yesterday, The Dispatch ran a new neighborhood profile piece on Old Oaks, which is located just southeast of Downtown. The article does a great job of outlining the challenges that residents in this area have faced with bringing this historic neighborhood back to life. Many of the residents interviewed in the article tout the affordability […]

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Old Oaks Twitter Block Watch Featured Nationally

 

From The AP: Neighbors Twitter, blog to keep criminals at bay By Meghan Barr | Photo by Paul Vernon Cruise down the tree-lined streets of the Old Oaks neighborhood on a summer evening and know this: Someone is watching you. It might be Richard Vickers, who records your license plate number in a notebook as […]

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