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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.

Work Starting at 3rd and High, Smart Car-Only Parking Nixed by City

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work Starting at 3rd and High, Smart Car-Only Parking Nixed by City

The six-story apartment building that will soon start to rise at the southwest corner of West Third Avenue and North High Street will not feature the smart car-only parking garage that was originally proposed for the project. Adam Trautner, Vice President of The Stonehenge Company, the developer of the project, said that “pushback from the […]

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Stonewall Pride Festival Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner Stonewall Pride Festival Celebrates 35th Anniversary

The 35th Annual Stonewall Columbus Pride Festival is set to kick off Friday afternoon in Goodale Park. Karla Rothan, Executive Director of Stonewall Columbus, has been involved for 19 of the festival’s 35 years. She said that when she started getting involved as a volunteer, they had about 15,000 people in attendance and it was a […]

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Integrating Acupuncture and Medicine in Victorian Village

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Integrating Acupuncture and Medicine in Victorian Village

“In Thailand, during a World Cup Muay Thai fighting match, I injured my shoulder badly,” says Hope Vitellas. ”Back home, my doc told me I needed to undergo pretty invasive surgery, but I sought out alternative medicine and found an incredible acupressurist. My shoulder totally recovered without surgery, and I went on to fight several more […]

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Developer Addresses Concerns about 12-Story Building with Residents

Walker Evans Walker Evans Developer Addresses Concerns about 12-Story Building with Residents

The Short North Civic Association neighborhood organization hosted a special meeting last night with The Pizzuti Companies, the developers who are proposing a new 12-story mixed-use condominium building located on High Street in the Short North. Approximately 40 people attended the event to hear more details about the proposal and to ask questions of the […]

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12-Story Building Proposed to Replace Grandview Mercantile in Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans 12-Story Building Proposed to Replace Grandview Mercantile in Short North

The Grandview Mercantile building is one of the few large-footprint single-story structures located on High Street in the Short North, but that could be changing soon if a new development proposal is approved. The Pizzuti Companies have submitted a proposal to the Victorian Village Commission that aims to replace it with a new 12-story mixed-use […]

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Construction Roundup: Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North

Unsurprisingly, the Short North continues to be one of the hottest neighborhoods for new development, which means that construction sites can be found all throughout Italian Village, Victorian Village and along High Street as well. Our latest construction roundup includes photos taken all over the neighborhood, including the site of Hubbard Park Place, which has […]

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White Castle Development Gets Design Approval, Construction Starting in Summer

Walker Evans Walker Evans White Castle Development Gets Design Approval, Construction Starting in Summer

After a year of meetings, revisions and community discussions, the Short North White Castle Development from Borror Properties has finalized its design, which received unanimous approval from the Victorian Village Commission at last night’s monthly meeting. “Back in January, we got the massing, density and footprint approved with a recommendation to come back with a different […]

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