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Located within a 2.8-square-mile area two miles north of downtown Columbus, the district is home to the main campus of The Ohio State University, the Battelle Institute, and the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. The district is Columbus’s most densely populated neighborhood featuring human service agencies, churches, schools, and more than 650 businesses, including boutiques, tattoo studios, the Landmark Gateway theater, and restaurants and bars.

Pavey Project Going for Variance, Preservation Easement Sought

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pavey Project Going for Variance, Preservation Easement Sought

The View on Pavey Square continues to work its way through the approval process, and many neighbors of the proposed Old North development continue to be mad about it. The latest proposal calls for a six-story building set behind the six original brick houses that line High Street between West Oakland and West Northwood Avenues. […]

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Hang Over Easy Closes for Updates

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Hang Over Easy Closes for Updates

A University District favorite is temporarily closed for some much-needed additions, changes and updates. The crowd at Hang Over Easy was outgrowing the space in a few ways, said co-owners Nick Pedro and Scott McCrary, but the place should be back up and running early next month. “We’ve basically gutted the whole place,” Pedro said. […]

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Homeport Wrapping Up New Homes on Hilltop, Rehabs in University District

Brent Warren Brent Warren Homeport Wrapping Up New Homes on Hilltop, Rehabs in University District

Affordable housing nonprofit Homeport is wrapping up a couple of significant projects — one is bringing new single family homes to the Hilltop, while the other involves the renovation of three historic properties on the southern edge of the University District. The $9 million renovation project ensures that a total of 59 rental units will […]

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Five-Story Lane and High Development Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren Five-Story Lane and High Development Approved

Schiff Properties received approval last night from the University Review Board to build a five-story mixed-use development at the southeast corner of Lane Avenue and High Street. The new building will feature 69 apartments, 12,000 square feet of ground-floor retail, and a parking garage with space for 150 cars. It will replace an empty lot […]

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Plans for 15th and High Being Refined as Demolition at 16th Set to Begin Soon

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plans for 15th and High Being Refined as Demolition at 16th Set to Begin Soon

Work is scheduled to begin this summer on the demolition of eight buildings on the east side of High Street between 16th and 17th avenues. A 448-bed apartment building with underground parking and 50,000 square feet of ground-floor retail will soon start rising on the site, with a goal of being open by the start […]

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Upscale “Taco Bell Cantina” Coming to Columbus in 2017

Walker Evans Walker Evans Upscale “Taco Bell Cantina” Coming to Columbus in 2017

The Taco Bell located at 1525 North High Street in the South Campus area has recently closed, but it’s going to come back bigger and better than ever in 2017. The existing building will soon be demolished to make way for a new six-story apartment building, and while we already knew that the ground floor […]

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The Angry Baker to Open Second Location on King Avenue

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner The Angry Baker to Open Second Location on King Avenue

The Angry Baker has announced the opening of a second brick and mortar location in the recently-vacated Till Dynamic Fare space, as posted on Facebook earlier today: “Excited to finally announce Angry Baker #2 is on its way! No other details other than that, and this cool video. Sad to see one of my favorite […]

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