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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.

69-Unit Dennison Avenue Project Gets Conditional Approval

Brent Warren Brent Warren 69-Unit Dennison Avenue Project Gets Conditional Approval

Borror Properties has cleared another hurdle in their efforts to develop a 1.2-acre parking lot on Dennison Avenue, receiving conditional approval for a 69-unit project at the July meeting of the Victorian Village Commission. The latest design is similar to one presented to the commission in May; 53 apartments in a four-and-a-half-story building at the […]

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Photos: Doo Dah Parade 2014

Sally Wenxin Xia Sally Wenxin Xia Photos: Doo Dah Parade 2014

The 31st annual Doo Dah Parade took place on July 4th, 2014 with perfect weather for the thousands in attendance and hundreds of participants. As always, the parade is a celebration of all things “liberty and lunacy” with American Pride shining bright through topical and political parody and satire. For more info, visit www.doodahparade.com. Photos from […]

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Joe Armeni on 30 Years of Rehabs and New-Builds in the Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Joe Armeni on 30 Years of Rehabs and New-Builds in the Short North

Joe Armeni has had a front row seat for the Short North’s long transition from troubled to trendy. As a realtor and developer – he heads up New Victorians as well as a RE/MAX office based in Harrison West – Armeni has been living and working in the neighborhood for more than 30 years.  His long […]

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Scaled-Back Residential Project Proposed for Dennison Avenue

Brent Warren Brent Warren Scaled-Back Residential Project Proposed for Dennison Avenue

Borror Properties has been keeping busy in the Short North; they’ve proposed a 16-unit apartment building on West Third Avenue, more residential for the corner of Summit and First in Italian Village, and recently received approval for the 24-unit Prescott and Pearl apartments. They have scaled back plans, though, for what could be their largest project yet […]

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Changes Made to Proposal for Third Avenue Apartments in Victorian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren Changes Made to Proposal for Third Avenue Apartments in Victorian Village

More changes have been made to a proposed 16-unit apartment building at 42 West Third Avenue in Victorian Village. The new proposal calls for a four-story, stand-alone building next to the historic single-family home at 40 West Third. The one-story addition to that building, which previously held offices, would be demolished and the original structure […]

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Hard Hat Photo Tour: The Joseph Office Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hard Hat Photo Tour: The Joseph Office Building

If you’ve been following urban development news in Columbus in the past six months, then you’ve likely spotted a construction photo or two of The Joseph development in the Short North. These two buildings have been rising on the south end of the district since last September, and we’ve regularly snapped photos of the outside […]

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Free CBUS Downtown Circulator Launches

Brent Warren Brent Warren Free CBUS Downtown Circulator Launches

COTA’s new free downtown circulator bus launched today, traveling in a loop between Sycamore Street in the Brewery District and Third Avenue in the Short North. Signs reading “CBUS” mark the stops for the new route, which was first announced by COTA in February. The CBUS will run every 10 minutes from 7am to 7pm […]

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