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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.

Nothing Is Okay Book Release Party!

Anne Evans Anne Evans Nothing Is Okay Book Release Party!

Come celebrate the release of my newest book, Nothing is Okay, with me!!! I’ll be reading from the book as well as selling and signing copies. There will also be readings from Hope Hill & Siaara Freeman with more to come!

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Experts Weigh in on Possible Crew Stadium Locations

Brent Warren Brent Warren Experts Weigh in on Possible Crew Stadium Locations

Since the news broke last fall that the Columbus Crew SC owner Precourt Sports Ventures (PSV) was considering moving the team to Austin, the story has taken many twists and turns. Although the final outcome is still unknown – and may not be resolved for some time – recent developments suggest that there could be reason […]

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Proposals for High Street and 11th Avenue to be Reviewed

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposals for High Street and 11th Avenue to be Reviewed

The University Impact District Review Board (UIDRB) will hear two new proposals from Buckeye Real Estate this week. One calls for a new three-story building that would sit in front of an existing apartment building on North High Street. The other would require the demolition of five existing houses on East 11th Avenue. That proposal […]

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Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & More

The majority of High Street continues to be a construction zone through most of the University District and Short North, although some of those projects under construction will begin to come to completion this summer. For now, there are cranes and orange barrels everywhere you look, and we’ve got another installment of our construction roundup […]

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Five University District Developments Set to Open this Summer

Brent Warren Brent Warren Five University District Developments Set to Open this Summer

Five major developments are scheduled to come online this August in the University District, bringing an additional 531 apartments, 705 parking spaces and a significant amount of new retail space to the High Street and Lane Avenue corridors. Here are the basics on each project, including the retail tenants that have been confirmed so far […]

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Proposal Submitted for Former Patrick J’s/White Castle Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Submitted for Former Patrick J’s/White Castle Site

Borror Properties has submitted plans to redevelop a prominent site that straddles the University District/Clintonville line. The parcels, which once held a White Castle restaurant and Patrick J’s bar, are located at 2711 and 2725 N. High St. The proposal calls for a mixed-use development featuring 53 residential units, about 11,000 square feet of office […]

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Columbus Saw More than 60 Restaurant Openings in 2017

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus Saw More than 60 Restaurant Openings in 2017

If you’ve had a running list of “restaurants to try,” it’s likely to get even longer. 2017 was a year of openings for Columbus, with more than 66 restaurants, bars, cafes and lounges making their central Ohio debut or expanding into other locations throughout the year. Downtown was, by far, the neighborhood with the most […]

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