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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.

60-Unit Building on East Ninth Moving Forward, More Housing on the Way

Brent Warren Brent Warren 60-Unit Building on East Ninth Moving Forward, More Housing on the Way

Community Housing Network (CHN) is moving forward with their four-story, 60-unit apartment building on East Ninth Avenue after receiving tax credits for the project from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency. The new building, which will offer affordable one-bedroom apartments for the formerly-homeless, will anchor the eastern edge of a much larger, market-rate project being developed by Edwards Communities. […]

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Proposed Building on East 15th Could Enable Future Development

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposed Building on East 15th Could Enable Future Development

Campus Partners has made the first move in what could be a complicated and years-long game of Tetris in the University District. The OSU-affiliated non-profit submitted plans to the University Area Review Board (UARB) last week for a 12-unit, three-story apartment and office building to be built at 66 East 15th Avenue, the site of […]

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Interview: Keith Meyers and Campus Partners on the 15th and High Plan

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: Keith Meyers and Campus Partners on the 15th and High Plan

In late February of this year, OSU and Campus Partners unveiled an ambitious plan for redeveloping a nine-acre area centered on the intersection of 15th Avenue and North High Street. The underlying zoning for that plan – which calls for new mixed-use development along with a public square, a hotel, and a parking garage – […]

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Izzy and Mo’s Opens on King Avenue

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Izzy and Mo’s Opens on King Avenue

Magdiale Wolmark, the James Beard-nominated chef behind Till Dynamic Fare, has finally opened the doors of the long-anticipated Jewish deli Izzy and Mo’s Luncheonette. Wolmark initally announced plans over three years ago for a donut shop called Glaze, which would occupy the empty space next to Till on 249 King Avenue. Construction began in 2012, but […]

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University District Leaders See Opportunity in New Development, Special Improvement District

Brent Warren Brent Warren University District Leaders See Opportunity in New Development, Special Improvement District

Although some University District residents have expressed concern about the impact of new development in the neighborhood, community leaders are hopeful that the influx of new mixed-use developments on High Street and Lane Avenue – along with plans for the redevelopment of nine acres at the corner of 15th Avenue and High and another seven acres […]

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Rental Market in University District Showing No Signs of Slowing

Brent Warren Brent Warren Rental Market in University District Showing No Signs of Slowing

If you’re looking for high-end student housing and were hoping to live in a new development like the View on High or Norwich Flats next year, you might be out of luck — both developments are fully leased for the fall, and have been since November of last year. “In about two and a half weeks, […]

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Six-Story Mixed-Use Building Proposed at 7th and High

Walker Evans Walker Evans Six-Story Mixed-Use Building Proposed at 7th and High

The writing has been on the wall for the Dollar Tree / Wash & Tan building located at 7th and High, ever since the building was first slated for redevelopment back in 2011. While that original plan never came to fruition, a new proposal has been submitted to Columbus City Council that would see the […]

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