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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.

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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First Look: The Oats & Barley Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: The Oats & Barley Market

The brand new Oats & Barley Market has officially soft opened at 970 North High Street in the Short North, offering a boutique shopping experience to residents of Italian Village and Victorian Village as well as visitors to the area. The 3,000 square foot store offers fresh produce, prepared foods, wine and beer, and other […]

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New Plan for Grandview Mercantile Calls for Ten Stories, Office Space, and More Parking

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan for Grandview Mercantile Calls for Ten Stories, Office Space, and More Parking

The Pizzuti Companies have revised their plan for the Grandview Mercantile site in the Short North. The new proposal, which will be reviewed by the Victorian Village Commission at its August 11th meeting, is two stories shorter than the initial design. It would feature over 80,000 square feet of office space, a 164-car parking garage, […]

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Kaufman Development Announces 10-Story Mixed-Use Project in Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kaufman Development Announces 10-Story Mixed-Use Project in Short North

Earlier this year, Kaufman Development purchased the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers building located on Second Avenue, just off High Street in Victorian Village. Today, we’re getting a first look at what they plan to do with both the building and its large parking lot that faces Price Avenue. A development proposal unveiled this morning […]

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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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