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Residential Population Continues to Climb in Downtown Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Residential Population Continues to Climb in Downtown Columbus

Approximately 7,080 people call Downtown Columbus home. While that number is still much lower than the all-time high of 30,000 residents in the 1950s, it’s still a significant improvement over the all-time low of 3,488 that was recorded just 15 years ago. The Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District released their quarterly Downtown Economic Development Update […]

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New Condo Buildings Will Complete The Arena District

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Condo Buildings Will Complete The Arena District

When Nationwide Arena first opened its doors nearly 15 years ago, it signaled the launch of the Arena District in Downtown Columbus. In the early 2000s, the neighborhood was home to several new and renovated office and residential buildings, but much of the land surrounding the Arena was still made up of gravel parking lots […]

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Historic Oak Street Building To See Retail and Apartment Renovation

Walker Evans Walker Evans Historic Oak Street Building To See Retail and Apartment Renovation

A prominently located vacant building at the northwest corner of Oak Street and Ohio Avenue is slated to get a new lease on life thanks to a plan from new owners (and Olde Towne East residents) Brad Hobbs and Krista Sparks. The husband-and-wife duo have been contributing to the rebirth of Oak Street for several […]

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New Downtown Report Details Continual Neighborhood Growth

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Downtown Report Details Continual Neighborhood Growth

A lot of time, effort, and energy has been invested in the revitalization of Downtown Columbus in the past decade. A lot of money has been invested too — $1.9 billion to be exact, according to the freshly released Downtown Columbus Economic Development Update Report for the Third Quarter of 2014, prepared by the Capital […]

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Proposal Calls for Five-Story Building Across from Northstar

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Calls for Five-Story Building Across from Northstar

The pace of development in Italian Village shows no signs of slowing any time soon. Wood Companies has proposed a five-story mixed-use building for 940 North High Street – the concept will be presented at tomorrow’s Italian Village Commission meeting, where commissioners will also weigh in on Borror Properties’ six-story Pearl Alley proposal. Both projects are […]

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Photos: Urban Living Tour 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Urban Living Tour 2014

Columbus Underground hosted its first Urban Living Tour on Sunday, July 27th, showcasing apartments and condos located Downtown and surrounding urban neighborhoods. Over 450 people participated in the event, browsing over a dozen residential buildings that ranged from unfinished loft spaces under construction to model units ready for new renters who want to move in. […]

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Six New Houses Planned for Corner of Second and Summit

Brent Warren Brent Warren Six New Houses Planned for Corner of Second and Summit

Construction could start as soon as this fall on six new single-family houses at the corner of Summit Street and East Second Avenue in Italian Village. The site, which in recent years has hosted a community garden, will be split into six lots, each featuring a two-and-a-half story, two-bedroom house. Connie Klema, one of the owners […]

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