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Victorian Village

Located north and west of downtown Columbus, the neighborhood is comprised of numerous elaborate Victorian-style homes that were mostly built in the early 1900s. Once automobiles became popular, many of its residents relocated to nearby suburbs. The neighborhood’s revitalization began in the last half of the 20th century when homes in the area could be purchased in the $80,000 range.

Giant Eagle’s Lingering Liquor License is Keeping Other Stores From Moving In

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Giant Eagle’s Lingering Liquor License is Keeping Other Stores From Moving In

After Giant Eagle’s closing on Neil Avenue earlier this month, some nearby residents are concerned about the vacant lot’s future. And, although the grocery store’s shelves are empty, the liquor store is still open, stocked and selling. Because their liquor license legally must remain at that address, the shop can’t close for more than 24 […]

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Two Major Short North Developments Approved by Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Two Major Short North Developments Approved by Commission

The Victorian Village Commission approved two major Short North developments at its March 9 meeting – Kaufman Development’s nine-story mixed-use project between West Second and Price Avenues, and the Pizzuti Companies’ two-building project on West First Avenue. The projects were approved with conditions, meaning that both developers will have to return to the commission for […]

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Giant Eagle Closing Neil Avenue Store on Saturday

Walker Evans Walker Evans Giant Eagle Closing Neil Avenue Store on Saturday

The time has officially come for the Neil Avenue Giant Eagle to close, as was previously announced at the beginning of the year. Signs posted on the front entrance proclaim that this Saturday, March 4th will be the final day of business for the store, and that customers are being asked to visit the Grandview […]

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Latest Version of Victorian Village Proposal Heading to Commission Tonight

Brent Warren Brent Warren Latest Version of Victorian Village Proposal Heading to Commission Tonight

Kaufman Development is headed back to the Victorian Village Commission tonight with its proposal for the IBEW site just off of High Street in the Short North. The project, which was first brought to the commission in August and then revised multiple times, now stands at nine stories, with a maximum height of 115 feet. […]

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New Grandview Mercantile Proposal Has Expanded Footprint, Shorter Buildings

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Grandview Mercantile Proposal Has Expanded Footprint, Shorter Buildings

What started as a 12-story proposal for the Grandview Mercantile site in the Short North – and was subsequently reduced to ten stories – now stands at four, although the footprint of the project is being expanded significantly. The latest proposal from the Pizzuti Companies, which will be presented to the Victorian Village Commission this […]

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Construction Roundup: The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: The Short North

A quick drive on High Street through the Short North reveals a whole plethora of ongoing construction projects. Several have been ongoing for quite sometime and are likely to wrap up this year, while others are just getting started. Below you’ll find more information on each of them, as well as the latest snapshots of […]

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Giant Eagle Closing Victorian Village Store, Plus Two Others

Walker Evans Walker Evans Giant Eagle Closing Victorian Village Store, Plus Two Others

Representatives from Giant Eagle announced today that they will soon be closing three area stores. “We thank our customers for their years of patronage at these locations, and invite them to visit us at our other area stores,” said Giant Eagle spokesperson Dan Donovan. “Central Ohio, and Columbus specifically, are important communities for Giant Eagle, […]

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