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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.

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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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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