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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.

Food District Project Breaks Ground in Weinland Park

Walker Evans Walker Evans Food District Project Breaks Ground in Weinland Park

The Godman Guild and the Community Economic Development Corporation of Ohio (CEDCO) officially kicked off the Weinland Park Food District project last Thursday with a ground-breaking event. The Food District was announced last August as a new neighborhood anchor that will provide workforce development opportunities, access to fresh foods and permanent jobs for area residents. […]

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Campus Partners Planning Expansion of South Campus Gateway

Brent Warren Brent Warren Campus Partners Planning Expansion of South Campus Gateway

Campus Partners plans to solicit proposals this fall for a seven-acre mixed-use development just south of their South Campus Gateway project. The land to be developed would include the Wendy’s at the corner of East 9th Avenue and North High Street and most of the block east of High between 8th and 9th avenues. Erin […]

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Changes Coming to Two Prominent Corners in Weinland Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Changes Coming to Two Prominent Corners in Weinland Park

With the purchase of two carryout stores in Weinland Park last week, Campus Partners has stepped up their efforts to shape the neighborhood’s future. The stores are both on North 4th Street – Kelly’s Carryout sits at the southwest corner of 11th Avenue and D&J Carryout at the southwest corner of 8th Avenue. Erin Prosser […]

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Grant Commons Apartments Gets Columbus Foundation Loan

Walker Evans Walker Evans Grant Commons Apartments Gets Columbus Foundation Loan

The Columbus Foundation announced today that it would be providing the Grant Commons development project with a $2 million low-interest loan to help support the renovation of 24 row house buildings on East 11th Avenue in Weinland Park. “Since 2009, with the Weinland Park Collaborative, the Foundation and its donors have supported significant improvements in […]

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Bike Lanes Coming to Fourth and Summit/Third Streets

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bike Lanes Coming to Fourth and Summit/Third Streets

A resurfacing project planned for 2015 could have a big impact on how cyclists travel through the University District, Weinland Park, Italian Village and Downtown. The City of Columbus has finalized plans to replace one lane of traffic with a bike lane on both Fourth and Summit Streets, from Hudson Street to I-670. Parking lanes […]

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The List: 12 More New Apartment Developments Around Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 12 More New Apartment Developments Around Columbus

If you read Columbus Underground with any amount of regularity, then you’re likely already aware that Columbus has had an explosion of new apartment development over the past two years. It seems there’s a new project or a development update every week that we’re covering, which is exciting news for the future of the city […]

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Wagenbrenner Breaking Ground on 38 More New Homes in Weinland Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Wagenbrenner Breaking Ground on 38 More New Homes in Weinland Park

Wagenbrenner Development is hoping to break ground this fall on five new single-family homes on Grant Avenue in Weinland Park, the first of what they hope will be 38 market-rate houses overlooking the former Columbus Coated Fabric site across the street. “Interest has exceeded my expectations,” said Michael Amicon of Wagenbrenner, adding that potential buyers […]

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