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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.

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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Six Story University District Proposal Returns for Review

Walker Evans Walker Evans Six Story University District Proposal Returns for Review

A new plan to replace the Dollar Tree building at the intersection of High Street and Seventh Avenue has resurfaced exactly one year after when it was first proposed to the University Area Review Board in April 2015. The six-story project would include 156 apartments, 16,000 square feet of ground-floor retail along High Street, and […]

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Construction Roundup: University District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: University District

The entire University District is abuzz with new construction and development. New dormitory buildings are rising on the northern section of The Ohio State University’s Campus while new apartments are under construction on the south side. Meanwhile, there’s new single-family homes popping up nearby in Weinland Park and historic building renovations in the works as […]

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Big Changes in Store for Intersection of Fifth and Summit

Brent Warren Brent Warren Big Changes in Store for Intersection of Fifth and Summit

Developer Brad Howe’s Burwell Heights project got another look from the Italian Village Commission this month. The five-story, mixed use building with ground-floor commercial would hold 74 residential units and sit at the southwest corner of Summit Street and East Fifth Avenue. The first detailed discussion of the project by the commission was in March […]

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Columbus Opens City’s First Protected Bike Lane to the Public

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Opens City’s First Protected Bike Lane to the Public

While cyclists have already been utilizing some of the completed portions of the new bike lanes along Fourth and Summit Streets for several weeks, the new project officially opened to the public with a ribbon cutting ceremony held yesterday afternoon by city leaders. The new installment includes the first protected lane in the City of […]

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