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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

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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Construction Roundup: Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North

It’s no secret that Victorian Village, Italian Village and Harrison West are some of the hottest real estate markets in Central Ohio for residential development, office development and retail development — which means that new construction projects continue to spring up like early flowers blooming in the unseasonably warm weather. Our construction roundup provides a look […]

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Yoga on High Expanding with more Programs and Partnerships

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Yoga on High Expanding with more Programs and Partnerships

The oldest full-spectrum yoga studio in Columbus, Ohio will be growing its already large presence downtown and beyond. Yoga On High is starting two satellite programs and projects opening February 2016 in an expanded space. “We have been wanting more space for a long time.” Michele Vinbury, co-owner at Yoga On High said. “It serves […]

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Opinion: Some Neighbors Remain Opposed to White Castle Development

Joyce Martin Joyce Martin Opinion: Some Neighbors Remain Opposed to White Castle Development

The Ingram family, owners of White Castle System Inc., have, partnered with the City of Columbus and Borror Properties to build a six-to-eight-story mixed-use development at Second Avenue and High Street in the Short North. The development would provide an attractive modern exterior for the area. However, the addition of such a large structure would also […]

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The Best Parks in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best Parks in Columbus

Parks in Columbus come in all shapes and sizes. From hidden neighborhood pocket parks to large regional metroparks, there’s all kinds of greenspace available for public recreation. We asked our readers about their favorite parks, and for two years straight, they’ve nominated Goodale as the city’s best. Located in Victorian Village, the 32 acre Goodale […]

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Project Update: The Diplomat

Walker Evans Walker Evans Project Update: The Diplomat

While The Wood Companies are currently wrapping up work on The Dennison in Victorian Village, construction is in full swing inside The Diplomat — the four story building at Buttles and High that the company is redeveloping in collaboration with Schiff Capital Group. The second, third and fourth floors in the building are getting a total […]

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