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The city of Upper Arlington was incorporated in 1918 and has grown into a primarily residential community. A plan developed by prominent landscape architect William Pitkin Jr. called for curving streets that followed the land instead of the grid-like patterns used in Columbus. Its population grew considerably following World War II when many returning servicemen made the suburbs of Columbus their home.

Design Firm Fourth Interiors Opens Retail Store in Upper Arlington Tomorrow

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Design Firm Fourth Interiors Opens Retail Store in Upper Arlington Tomorrow

Local design firm Fourth Interiors is opening their first retail store. In a space that will also double as their new office, Fourth Home will open in Upper Arlington on Thursday at 2158 Tremont Center. “Fourth Home gives us the opportunity to bring our design aesthetic to a larger audience,” Justin Kingry, owner and chief […]

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Guide to Farmers Markets Around Columbus – 2017

Anne Evans Anne Evans Guide to Farmers Markets Around Columbus – 2017

A few changes to Farmers Markets this year, so it’s time for an update on where you can find local, fresh produce and more to stock your pantry and get the bests tastes of the season. Unfortunately, Dublin did not receive enough visitors at their Oakland Nursery location and will be taking 2017 off. They […]

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Proposal for Six-Story Hotel on Lane Avenue Going Back to Board

 Brent Warren Proposal for Six-Story Hotel on Lane Avenue Going Back to Board

A proposal to build a six-story hotel on Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington is going back to that city’s Board of Zoning and Planning. Although the latest iteration of the project contains some design changes, the overall plan is similar to what was presented in February – the main building would front Lane Avenue and […]

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New Details Unveiled on Six-Story Lane Avenue Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Details Unveiled on Six-Story Lane Avenue Development

Nearly a year after it was first unveiled, a six-story development planned on Lane Avenue will return to the Upper Arlington Board of Zoning and Planning next week for continued review. The proposed building at 1640 Lane Avenue would include two ground-floor restaurants — one being a J. Liu location — with a 118-room Home2 Suites […]

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Shop Talk: Fabtique Opens in the Shops on Lane Avenue

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Fabtique Opens in the Shops on Lane Avenue

What started as a dream to open a new type of store in Columbus has now turned into a reality for Fabtique owners Pat Schmuki Barker and Amber Wilson. The women’s boutique opened in the Shops on Lane Avenue mid-October. Barker and Wilson formerly worked together at White House Black Market, and maintained a solid […]

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Approval Sought for Four-Story Apartment Community in Upper Arlington

Walker Evans Walker Evans Approval Sought for Four-Story Apartment Community in Upper Arlington

Representatives from local apartment community company Preferred Living are asking the Upper Arlington Board of Zoning and Planning for approval of a new four-story project at this month’s meeting. The development, known as “The Luxe at Roosevelt”, was first brought in front of the Board back in February, and faced some criticism with regard to traffic congestion […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Don Dodrill, Co-Founder of the Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival

Lynette Santoro-Au Lynette Santoro-Au Columbus Makes Art Presents: Don Dodrill, Co-Founder of the Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival

In 1966 Upper Arlington residents Don Dodrill and Louise Lamboley decided to have an “outdoor art exhibit featuring works by local area artists.” Don shared, “Labor Day seemed to be an appropriate time for such an event as people would be out and about enjoying the last holiday of summer.” The first year there were […]

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