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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.

Development Roundup: Announcements and Updates from Downtown to Upper Arlington

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: Announcements and Updates from Downtown to Upper Arlington

The latest Development Roundup features news from Downtown, German Village, Grandview Heights, and Upper Arlington, along with lots of nuggets from up and down High Street. Read on for an assortment of project updates, proposals, ribbon cuttings, and other news that we haven’t had a chance to cover yet: Design work is underway for the new […]

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Columbus City Schools Auctions Three Sites; Chicago Developer Among Buyers

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus City Schools Auctions Three Sites; Chicago Developer Among Buyers

Columbus City Schools auctioned off three prominent properties on Tuesday. Nationwide Children’s Hospital bought the former Africentric school on Livingston Avenue, local company Galbreath Properties bought the Maennerchor building in the Brewery District, and Chicago-based developer Clark Street Holdings bought 1300 Forsythe Ave., a three-acre site on West Fifth Avenue that most recently held the music […]

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Construction Roundup: University District & Weinland Park

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: University District & Weinland Park

One of the most rapidly transforming areas in Central Ohio in the University District area. Construction cranes currently line High Street where taller buildings are being erected while projects with larger footprints are now under way in other parts of the larger neighborhood. One example is the start of construction on the next phase of […]

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Concert Preview: LANY

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: LANY

With their personal brand of electropop on the rise across the digital music landscape, the Los Angeles-based trio brings their "Super Far" tour to Columbus Thursday night

Los Angeles-based alt-rock trio LANY is cashing in on their quickly-rising stock with their ambitious 35-city Super Far North American tour, which will stop by Newport Music Hall in the University District on Thursday night. Band mates Paul Jason Klein (lead vocals, keyboards, guitars), Jake Clifford Goss (drums), and Les Priest (keyboards, guitar, backup vocals) […]

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New Apartments Proposed for Space Behind Smith and High Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Apartments Proposed for Space Behind Smith and High Building

A new proposal calls for an 18-unit apartment building behind the existing Smith & High development at 1254 N. High St. It would require the demolition of a one-story, 1970s-era building that has held a range of different office and retail users through the years. The plan will be presented on Thursday to the University […]

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University District’s Japanese Oriental Will Reopen, Add Second Location

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega University District’s Japanese Oriental Will Reopen, Add Second Location

Japanese Oriental, located near Cazuelas Grill and Trillium Kitchen and Patio in the University District, closed quietly on August 13. The restaurant will reopen next summer, however, and will add another location with a new name: Bonsai. “We regret to inform you that we will be closing for a brief while due to construction in […]

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Street Party in the Short North Will Double as Ideas Session for Public Art Plan

Brent Warren Brent Warren Street Party in the Short North Will Double as Ideas Session for Public Art Plan

The folks behind a plan for public art on High Street in the Short North are throwing a party to get the public involved in the process. GoLive with Art on High will feature over 30 local musicians, stationed at 10 different spots all along High Street. The musicians will swap places every hour, from […]

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