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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.

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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22 Columbus Retailers & Other Businesses That Opened in 2016

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega 22 Columbus Retailers & Other Businesses That Opened in 2016

Columbus saw the rise and fall of a number of businesses in 2016. Most of the new or expanded ventures were in the restaurant industry, providing more feeding options to the residents of Columbus’ neighborhoods. Still, a number of this year’s start-ups, 22 to be exact, possess a different nature. Downtown saw the revival of […]

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Construction Roundup: Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North

Our ongoing Construction Roundup series this week takes a look at The Short North today, where a handful of development sites are showing signs of rapid progress. Of course, there’s still more on the way that has not yet begun construction, or has not yet been approved, including the eight-story Kaufman Development proposal, the 10-story […]

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First Residents Set to Move in to the Diplomat

Brent Warren Brent Warren First Residents Set to Move in to the Diplomat

The final permits have been secured and finishing touches are being applied to the apartments and common areas of the Diplomat, the historic four-story building at the southwest corner of Buttles and High. When we last checked in on the Diplomat – which is being renovated by the Wood Companies in partnership with Schiff Capital […]

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New Design to be Presented for 10-Story Building at Grandview Mercantile Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Design to be Presented for 10-Story Building at Grandview Mercantile Site

The Pizzuti Companies will present their latest proposal for the Grandview Mercantile site to the Victorian Village Commission tonight. The programming and height of the building remain the same as the second iteration of the project, which was presented to the commission last month – a 10-story building featuring 12,600 square feet of ground-floor retail […]

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