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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.

OSU Unveils Ambitious Nine-Acre Plan for 15th and High

Brent Warren Brent Warren OSU Unveils Ambitious Nine-Acre Plan for 15th and High

OSU unveiled a vision for redeveloping a nine-acre swath of land around the intersection of 15th Avenue and North High Street. The plan was announced yesterday by Campus Partners, the OSU-affiliated non profit that developed the South Campus Gateway, and it goes far beyond simply redeveloping the long-vacant Long’s Bookstore site. 15th Avenue would be […]

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Restaurant Review: DareDevil Dogs

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: DareDevil Dogs

DareDevil Dogs opened its doors in a South Campus crevice that’s about perfect for a hot dog joint. The former home of Commonwealth Sandwich Bar boasts a no-frills, edgy décor featuring just a few window seats for dining in. You’d want to schedule your visit at off-hours to score a spot in on of those […]

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New Apartments and Parking to Support Redevelopment at Ninth and High

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Apartments and Parking to Support Redevelopment at Ninth and High

Two three-story apartment buildings wrapped around a parking structure on West Ninth Avenue will support Buckeye Real Estate’s plans to redevelop two historic buildings further down the block. The new buildings, which would sit at the northwest corner of Ninth and North Wall Street, will hold 18 units between them and serve to conceal a […]

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Edwards Submits Plans for Seven-Acre South Campus Development

Brent Warren Brent Warren Edwards Submits Plans for Seven-Acre South Campus Development

Edwards Communities has submitted plans for the first phase of a seven-acre mixed-use development just south of the existing South Campus Gateway. Renderings and a site plan submitted to the University Area Review Board in December show four stories of apartments and a four-level parking garage filling the block between East Eighth and Ninth avenues […]

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Boston Stoker Relocating to Victorian Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans Boston Stoker Relocating to Victorian Village

Dayton-based Boston Stoker first arrived in Columbus in 2013 when the owners opened a coffee shop at 1660 Neil Avenue, next door to the Ohio State University. The cafe is now in the process of being relocated down the street to 771 Neil Ave, in the Giant Eagle retail plaza in Victorian Village. “We’ve been subleasing […]

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Four Story Apartment Building Proposed for Lane Avenue

Brent Warren Brent Warren Four Story Apartment Building Proposed for Lane Avenue

An Edwards Communities proposal to build a four-story apartment building on Lane Avenue was recently given the green light from the University Area Commission zoning committee, clearing the way for the developer to bring the project before the full commission at its December 17th meeting. The plan calls for demolishing the two existing apartment buildings […]

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Paddy Wagon Opening Jailhouse Cafe at Scarlet & Grey

Walker Evans Walker Evans Paddy Wagon Opening Jailhouse Cafe at Scarlet & Grey

Local food truck Paddy Wagon is continuing their expansion into the brick-and-mortar world with the announcement of a new location called Jailhouse Cafe popping up inside the Scarlet & Grey Cafe at 2203 North High Street, just north of OSU. Earlier this year, Paddy Wagon similarly launched Jailhouse Rock inside the Little Rock Bar in Italian […]

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