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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.

Izzy and Mo’s Opens on King Avenue

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Izzy and Mo’s Opens on King Avenue

Magdiale Wolmark, the James Beard-nominated chef behind Till Dynamic Fare, has finally opened the doors of the long-anticipated Jewish deli Izzy and Mo’s Luncheonette. Wolmark initally announced plans over three years ago for a donut shop called Glaze, which would occupy the empty space next to Till on 249 King Avenue. Construction began in 2012, but […]

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Urban Neighborhoods Seeing More New Single-Family Homes

Brent Warren Brent Warren Urban Neighborhoods Seeing More New Single-Family Homes

As new construction reaches a fevered pitch in the central city neighborhoods of Columbus, it’s worth pointing out that it’s not just multi-story apartment buildings with ground-floor retail that are getting approved and built. New single-family housing is increasingly being offered as an alternative, both for people interested in more space than an apartment offers […]

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Second Phase of Aston Row Townhomes Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren Second Phase of Aston Row Townhomes Approved

The Victorian Village Commission approved the second phase of Snyder Barker’s Aston Row development last Thursday night. Ten new townhomes in four separate buildings will be built at the northeast corner of Dennison and Starr Avenues. The new units will front Starr but share an alley with the ten townhomes that were built as part […]

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Boston Stoker Opening Victorian Village Store in March

Walker Evans Walker Evans Boston Stoker Opening Victorian Village Store in March

The relocation of Boston Stoker’s Columbus store isn’t quite going to hit their original February projection, but they’re not going to be off by too much. The company announced yesterday that the new space at 771 Neil Avenue in Victorian Village will officially open for business on March 13th. In addition to coffee, espresso drinks, […]

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Boston Stoker Relocating to Victorian Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans Boston Stoker Relocating to Victorian Village

Dayton-based Boston Stoker first arrived in Columbus in 2013 when the owners opened a coffee shop at 1660 Neil Avenue, next door to the Ohio State University. The cafe is now in the process of being relocated down the street to 771 Neil Ave, in the Giant Eagle retail plaza in Victorian Village. “We’ve been subleasing […]

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Best Local Park of 2014: Goodale Park

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Local Park of 2014: Goodale Park

The category of “Best Park” is a new one for our annual readers survey. The entire Columbus region is filled with great city parks, metro parks, hiking trails, bike trails and other greenspaces to choose from, depending on your mood. The most popular park, according to our readers, is Goodale, located in Victorian Village. Its […]

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Dennison Project Approved, Will Break Ground in Spring

Brent Warren Brent Warren Dennison Project Approved, Will Break Ground in Spring

The Victorian Village Commission on Thursday approved the latest iteration of Borror Properties’ proposal for 991 Denison Avenue. With a final unit count of 70 – which includes a 54-unit apartment building at the corner of Dennison and Starr and 16 for-sale units on the Second Avenue side of the site – the project is […]

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