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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.

Upper Arlington Gateway Project Gets Design Revisions

Walker Evans Walker Evans Upper Arlington Gateway Project Gets Design Revisions

A plan to bring a new seven-story building to Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington has gone through several proposal iterations over the past several months, and the developer of the project — Scott Patton of Arcadia Development — is looking to bring a new version back for review in June. The updated project features a […]

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Lane Avenue Continues to Grow Taller in Upper Arlington

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lane Avenue Continues to Grow Taller in Upper Arlington

When the five-story mixed-use development known as “The Lane” (most popularly known as the home of Hudson 29) was completed in 2013, the landlocked suburb of Upper Arlington began to grow taller. That trend looks like it will continue with a handful of new proposals currently in the pipeline. The latest is another five-story mixed-use […]

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Two Story Renovation Plan Approved for Lane Avenue Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Two Story Renovation Plan Approved for Lane Avenue Building

The structure at 1515 Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington has been through a lot of planning revisions over the past year and a half. In late 2014, a proposal surfaced that would see the existing building demolished and replaced with a new two-story Northstar Cafe restaurant and company offices. That plan fizzled out, and in […]

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Restaurant Review: Fukuryu Ramen

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Fukuryu Ramen

It’s been a few months since I wrote anything in list format. Clickbait sites put everything in list format, so that sucks some of the joy out of what is surely the most organized way to write anything. Regardless, something about Fukuryu Ramen inspires a list. 1) It’s run by the family behind The Kahiki. […]

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Application, Renderings Submitted for Arlington Gateway Proposal

Brent Warren Brent Warren Application, Renderings Submitted for Arlington Gateway Proposal

A formal application has been submitted to the city of Upper Arlington for Arlington Gateway, a seven-story mixed-use project at 1325-1359 West Lane Ave. The proposal – which was presented informally to the city’s Board of Zoning and Planning last month – has now been more fully-fleshed-out, with elevations and renderings giving a clear idea […]

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Seven Story Mixed Use Development Proposed for Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington

Brent Warren Brent Warren Seven Story Mixed Use Development Proposed for Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington

A new proposal for a seven-story building on Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington calls for 42 apartments and 38 condominiums on top of ground-floor retail and second-floor office space. An attached five-and-a-half story parking garage would fit 277 cars. The new development, dubbed Arlington Gateway, would replace the building that currently holds Darrons Contemporary Furniture […]

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Australia-Based Fukuryu Ramen Coming Soon to Upper Arlington

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Australia-Based Fukuryu Ramen Coming Soon to Upper Arlington

A new ramen shop will soon open within the Shops On Lane Avenue. Fukuryu Ramen, a fast-casual Japanese ramen chain, will open mid- to late January at 1600 Lane Avenue. Owner Jeff Tsao, son of Kahiki Supper Club owners Michael and Alice Tsao, will be spearheading the restaurant. Fukuryu (Japanese for “lucky dragon”) Ramen first […]

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