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Downtown Commission Hears Ideas for Discovery District, Plans for Lev’s Pawnshop Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Downtown Commission Hears Ideas for Discovery District, Plans for Lev’s Pawnshop Building

A new “Placemaking Plan” for the Discovery District was presented to the Downtown Commission on Tuesday. Cleve Ricksecker, Executive Director of the Discovery District Special Improvement District, updated the commission on some of the highlights of the plan, including a Discovery Trail meant to connect destinations like the Main Library, the Columbus Museum of Art, […]

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Street Party in the Short North Will Double as Ideas Session for Public Art Plan

Brent Warren Brent Warren Street Party in the Short North Will Double as Ideas Session for Public Art Plan

The folks behind a plan for public art on High Street in the Short North are throwing a party to get the public involved in the process. GoLive with Art on High will feature over 30 local musicians, stationed at 10 different spots all along High Street. The musicians will swap places every hour, from […]

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Work Begins on Major Short North Streetscape Improvements

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work Begins on Major Short North Streetscape Improvements

Work started this week on the first phase of streetscape improvements along North High Street in the Short North. A three-block stretch of the street in front of the Convention Center is the first to undergo the transformation, with construction scheduled to continue through the end of September. The improvements will be both above ground […]

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Art Piece Approved for White Castle Building in the Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Art Piece Approved for White Castle Building in the Short North

The Victorian Village Commission last month approved an art installation for the White Castle building in the Short North. The piece, called “Orange Slide Double Fade,” will be positioned on the overhanging portion of the building at the corner of West Second Avenue and North High Street. Pedestrians will need to look up in order […]

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New Public Art Installed in Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Public Art Installed in Short North

A new public art piece is taking shape in the Short North. The Messenger, by local artists Eric Rausch and Jen Kiko, will be installed on the north-facing wall of 1204 N. High St. “We are honored to pay tribute to the vibrant Short North community,” said Rausch, in a statement. “It’s the place where […]

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Never Built Columbus: Serpent Mound Canopy

Brent Warren Brent Warren Never Built Columbus: Serpent Mound Canopy

For the first installment of our Never Built Columbus series, we looked back at some of the grand (and not-so-grand) ideas for the Scioto Peninsula. For our next installment, we are zooming in for a close-up look at the bridge that connects the peninsula to downtown. In 1995, Columbus artist Todd Slaughter’s proposal to place […]

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Best Public Art of 2016: Graffiti Installations at Independents’ Day

Best of CU Best of CU Best Public Art of 2016: Graffiti Installations at Independents’ Day

Ever since the art-centric bicentennial birthday celebration in 2012, the City of Columbus has made more and more of an effort to incorporate public artwork displays into our daily lives. Those projects come in all forms — large and small, temporary and permanent, commissioned and guerrilla — and collectively they add up to making our […]

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