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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.

Six-Story Mixed-Use Building Proposed at 7th and High

Walker Evans Walker Evans Six-Story Mixed-Use Building Proposed at 7th and High

The writing has been on the wall for the Dollar Tree / Wash & Tan building located at 7th and High, ever since the building was first slated for redevelopment back in 2011. While that original plan never came to fruition, a new proposal has been submitted to Columbus City Council that would see the […]

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Food District Project Searching for a New Home

Walker Evans Walker Evans Food District Project Searching for a New Home

The “Food District” is an ambitious project that aims to be a local leader in food production, food technology, workforce development and distribution systems. Or at least that was the way it was originally announced in 2013, and after a virtual groundbreaking event last summer, we haven’t really heard a whole lot about the project. […]

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Wagenbrenner Sees Strong Market for Rehabbed Apartments in Weinland Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Wagenbrenner Sees Strong Market for Rehabbed Apartments in Weinland Park

Leasing has started for Grant Commons, the 91 rehabbed apartments in 24 historic buildings along East Eleventh Avenue in Weinland Park. Wagenbrenner Development – which used historic tax credits and a Columbus Foundation grant to help fund the complete gutting and rehabbing of the buildings – is encouraged by early interest in the project. “It’s […]

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Edwards Submits Plans for Seven-Acre South Campus Development

Brent Warren Brent Warren Edwards Submits Plans for Seven-Acre South Campus Development

Edwards Communities has submitted plans for the first phase of a seven-acre mixed-use development just south of the existing South Campus Gateway. Renderings and a site plan submitted to the University Area Review Board in December show four stories of apartments and a four-level parking garage filling the block between East Eighth and Ninth avenues […]

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Grand Opening to Showcase New Market-Rate Homes in Weinland Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Grand Opening to Showcase New Market-Rate Homes in Weinland Park

Wagenbrenner Development is hosting a party on Sunday to show off the completed model home in their Grant Park development. The project, which first broke ground late last year, marks the first foray into new market-rate housing for the developer in Weinland Park. The plan is to eventually build 41 single family houses on the […]

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Edwards Communities to Develop South Campus Gateway Expansion

Walker Evans Walker Evans Edwards Communities to Develop South Campus Gateway Expansion

Campus Partners, developer of the South Campus Gateway at the Ohio State University, announced today a new partnership with locally-based private firm Edwards Communities. The collaboration will expand the Gateway further south in a continued effort to revitalize the area and further connect OSU and Weinland Park with The Short North. The seven-acre expansion site […]

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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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