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Weinland Park

Named for Edgar Weinland, a popular city councilman in the 1920s, the neighborhood is bounded by High Street to the west, Fifth Avenue to the south, railroad tracks to the east, and the east-west alley north of Chittenden Avenue to the north. Thanks to public and private investments, home renovation and new construction is on the upswing and the area is steadily becoming a stable, mixed-income neighborhood.

398-Unit Residential Project Planned in Weinland Park

Walker Evans Walker Evans 398-Unit Residential Project Planned in Weinland Park

After three years in the making, the first phase of the Grant Park development in Weinland Park is wrapping up and phase two is scheduled to begin construction next year. While phase one focused on single family homes along the west side of Grant Avenue, phase two will include a more dense mix of apartment […]

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Apartments Proposed for Unusual Campus-Area Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Apartments Proposed for Unusual Campus-Area Site

An unusually-shaped parcel located behind the Gateway parking garage could be the site of the latest student housing project in the University District. Buckeye Real Estate is hoping to put a three-story building on the long and skinny parcel (it measures 26 by 235 feet). Eight ground-floor garages would provide direct access to apartments above, […]

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Changes Made to Mixed-Use Development Proposal at Seventh and High

Brent Warren Brent Warren Changes Made to Mixed-Use Development Proposal at Seventh and High

A proposal to build a six-story building at the northeast corner of East Seventh Avenue and North High Street is heading back to the University Area Review Board. Although the basic parameters of the proposal are similar to what was brought before the board this past April (and before that, in April of 2015), some […]

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Homeport Wrapping Up New Homes on Hilltop, Rehabs in University District

Brent Warren Brent Warren Homeport Wrapping Up New Homes on Hilltop, Rehabs in University District

Affordable housing nonprofit Homeport is wrapping up a couple of significant projects — one is bringing new single family homes to the Hilltop, while the other involves the renovation of three historic properties on the southern edge of the University District. The $9 million renovation project ensures that a total of 59 rental units will […]

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Infant Mortality Problems in Columbus Indicate a Poor Quality of Life for Low-Income Women and Women of Color

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Infant Mortality Problems in Columbus Indicate a Poor Quality of Life for Low-Income Women and Women of Color

It’s taken resilience for the impoverished urban core of Columbus to get to this moment. Many didn’t make it. Many more are struggling to. The obstacles are dense and stifling. In a way, they’re a distraction from themselves. People are too busy navigating each minute to be able to look around and ask why and […]

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Little Free Library to be Dedicated in Weinland Park on Saturday

Anne Evans Anne Evans Little Free Library to be Dedicated in Weinland Park on Saturday

Little Free Libraries have been popping up in neighborhoods for awhile now, bringing happiness and spreading a love for books and reading, and helping people know their neighbors. A new Little Free Library built in Weinland Park at 4th Street Farms will be dedicated Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 11am. Festivities will last through 1pm. […]

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Concert Preview: Seafair at Brothers Drake Meadery & Bar

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: Seafair at Brothers Drake Meadery & Bar

Touring with their latest album, "The Querencia", the talented Cleveland-based outfit will visit Columbus on Friday night

Cleveland indie-rock sextet Seafair will make a stop at Brothers Drake Meadery & Bar in Weinland Park on Friday night, supporting their latest album The Querencia. Fronted by talented vocalist Chalya Hope, whose powerful alto could easily evoke comparisons to Pat Benatar or Chrissy Hynde, the band capably melds alternative rock intensity with classical emotion. […]

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