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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.

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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First Major Piece of 15th and High Redevelopment Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren First Major Piece of 15th and High Redevelopment Approved

Edwards Communities received approval last week from the University Area Review Board to build a six-story, mixed-use development on the east side of High Street between 16th and 17th avenues. Ryan Szmanski of Edwards said that work on the site could begin as soon as this summer, with a goal of opening by the start […]

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Six Story University District Proposal Returns for Review

Walker Evans Walker Evans Six Story University District Proposal Returns for Review

A new plan to replace the Dollar Tree building at the intersection of High Street and Seventh Avenue has resurfaced exactly one year after when it was first proposed to the University Area Review Board in April 2015. The six-story project would include 156 apartments, 16,000 square feet of ground-floor retail along High Street, and […]

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Restaurant Review: Rippers Roadstand

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Rippers Roadstand

There are lots of ways to cook a hot dog. You could grill it like they do at Daredevil Dogs. Other joints plump them with water. For desperation dining, hot dog cooking is often a microwave event. At Rippers Roadstand, a new joint near OSU, the kitchen deep fat fries the hot dogs. Of all […]

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