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Centered on the main stretch of High Street north of downtown Columbus and extending just south of The Ohio State University’s campus, the Short North experienced street-level crime and gang violence as affluent Columbus residents followed the economic bubble into the suburbs during the 1960s and ’70s. Its rebirth began when art galleries began to open there in the ’80s. Most of its buildings date back to at least the early 20th century, with traditional storefronts along High and apartment buildings, row houses and condominium developments in the surrounding blocks.

Latest Version of Victorian Village Proposal Heading to Commission Tonight

Brent Warren Brent Warren Latest Version of Victorian Village Proposal Heading to Commission Tonight

Kaufman Development is headed back to the Victorian Village Commission tonight with its proposal for the IBEW site just off of High Street in the Short North. The project, which was first brought to the commission in August and then revised multiple times, now stands at nine stories, with a maximum height of 115 feet. […]

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Three Options for Replacing Short North Building to be Presented

Brent Warren Brent Warren Three Options for Replacing Short North Building to be Presented

A proposal to demolish and replace a one-story building at 1174 N. High St. has been submitted to the Italian Village Commission. The building, which currently holds The Garden store, sits just north of the parking lot for Stonewall Columbus. Three different options for the site are depicted for the commission’s consideration, ranging from two […]

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Theatre Review: Short North Stage’s Blistering Hand To God

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Theatre Review: Short North Stage’s Blistering Hand To God

Just over a year after closing an acclaimed Broadway run, Robert Askins’ hilarious Hand to God opens at Short North Stage over the weekend in a perfect production directed by Edward Carignan. Irreverent puts it mildly in describing this deliciously scabrous comedy. This production transforms The Green Room into a brilliantly on-point (courtesy of set designer Bill […]

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New Restaurant Hitting the Short North This Summer

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Restaurant Hitting the Short North This Summer

Replacing the old Callander Dry Cleaners in the Short North is a new concept from the owners of BBR Restaurant Downtown. Mike Mercer, partner, said Junction Cookhouse and Bar will bring an “old wild west” vibe to the neighborhood. Having a “rustic, industrial, steam punk” feel, Junction will have three garage doors leading outside, two […]

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Yoga on High Planning Relocation in 2018

Walker Evans Walker Evans Yoga on High Planning Relocation in 2018

A plan was unveiled yesterday that proposes the replacement of the existing structure at 1077-1081 North High Street with a new five-story mixed-use building, and one of the two business owners in the existing building provided some additional details on what their future holds. Representatives from Yoga on High published a quick update on their […]

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Five-Story Building Proposed for Yoga on High Site in Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Five-Story Building Proposed for Yoga on High Site in Short North

A proposal to build a five-story mixed-use development on the current site of Yoga on High in the Short North was submitted to the city today. The plans, which will be reviewed by the Victorian Village Commission on February 9th, call for about 9,500 square feet of ground-floor retail with 116 apartments above. About 140 […]

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Cub Shrub Opening Second Location

Anne Evans Anne Evans Cub Shrub Opening Second Location

It’s been just over a year since kid-focused Cub Shrub opened in the Short North, and owners Niki and Josh Quinn have announced a second location for the venture. “We opened the first Cub Shrub when our daughter, Emma, was born and we realized that there were not many local places to find interesting, well […]

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