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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.

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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DareDevil Dogs Opening Near OSU South Campus

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner DareDevil Dogs Opening Near OSU South Campus

Gourmet hot dog joint DareDevil Dogs is opening this Friday at 1437 North High Street, the former location of Commonwealth Sandwich Bar. After concept-developing for a year, co-owners Mike Gadd, Bill Garland, and Tomos Mughan decided on a hot dog restaurant that’s a meeting of fast casual and fine dining. They applied for the space in […]

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Edwards Communities to Develop South Campus Gateway Expansion

Walker Evans Walker Evans Edwards Communities to Develop South Campus Gateway Expansion

Campus Partners, developer of the South Campus Gateway at the Ohio State University, announced today a new partnership with locally-based private firm Edwards Communities. The collaboration will expand the Gateway further south in a continued effort to revitalize the area and further connect OSU and Weinland Park with The Short North. The seven-acre expansion site […]

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Proposal Would Redevelop Two Long-Vacant Campus Apartment Buildings

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Would Redevelop Two Long-Vacant Campus Apartment Buildings

A Buckeye Real Estate proposal calls for the redevelopment of two long-vacant apartment buildings south of the Ohio State University campus. New apartments, townhomes, and parking would be added to the back of the two structures – a three-and-a-half story brick building at 1509 North High Street and a two-story row house behind it that […]

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Fifth Avenue Dam Removal and Olentangy River Restoration Project Complete

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fifth Avenue Dam Removal and Olentangy River Restoration Project Complete

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman is commonly referred to as “Bikin’ Mike” due to his commitment to biking infrastructure and common spandex-clan sightings. Today, he can add “Canoein’ Mike” to his dossier, as he arrived at a press conference this morning where local officials celebrated the completion of the Olentangy River Restoration Project. “This project is a […]

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DareDevil Dogs Restaurant Launching in November Near OSU

Walker Evans Walker Evans DareDevil Dogs Restaurant Launching in November Near OSU

The tiny restaurant space located at 1437 North High Street has sat empty for nearly a year following the closing of the Commonwealth Sandwich Bar last November. But this November, the spot will see new life as DareDevil Dogs opens their doors to the public. DareDevil is a new hot dog shop with a chef-created […]

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