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Woodland Park

Located just east of downtown Columbus, the neighborhood is bounded by Taylor Avenue to the west, East Broad Street to the south, Maryland Avenue to the north, and Nelson Road to the east. The area is home to a mix of architectural styles, including Arts and Crafts, Dutch Colonial, American Foursquare, and Cape Cod. Houses range from townhomes and apartments to bungalows and mansions.

Be My Neighbor: Woodland Park Edition

 Jeff Lafever Be My Neighbor: Woodland Park Edition

Thirteen years ago after 4 years of renting in Olde Towne East, we began our first home search. We wanted a property we could put a bit of our stamp on, and with the high ceilings, large rooms, and the character our apartment had. I also wanted to stay in the central city area, close […]

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At Home: Breezy Home in Woodland Park

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Breezy Home in Woodland Park

She wasn’t looking to buy a home. In fact, Abigail Mack was perfectly happy in the condo she had purchased while she was in graduate school. It overlooked Franklin Park and was a good size. But because of her job with Homeport, she’s aware of homes that come up for sale on Columbus’ Near East […]


Master Planning Effort to Transform Near East Side Neighborhoods

Walker Evans Walker Evans Master Planning Effort to Transform Near East Side Neighborhoods

More than two years ago, a group of civic leaders announced a $10 million pledge from The Ohio State University to invest in neighborhood revitalization efforts surrounding the OSU Hospital East, located on Taylor Avenue. At that time, little detail was provided as to how that money would be spent or what it could be used for. […]

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Woodland Park Neighborhood Profiled in Dispatch

Walker Evans Walker Evans Woodland Park Neighborhood Profiled in Dispatch

The Dispatch continues their “Where We Live” neighborhood profiles today with a look at the Woodland Park area located on the Near East Side. The area was originally developed as an upscale subdivision and much of the historic charm remains in the large homes that line the streets just north of Franklin Park. The article […]


Free Garden Tours This Sunday

Anne Evans Anne Evans

If you’d like some fun outdoor exploring to do this weekend, head to Ganther’s Place or Woodland Park. Each neighborhood is sponsoring a free garden tour on Sunday afternoon, from noon to 5pm. Ganther’s Place will have live music, a raffle, refreshments, shuttle transportation and a special feature of Art Work created by Stewart Elementary […]

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At Home in Woodland Park

Anne Evans Anne Evans

This time we wander over to Woodland Park to tour the home of Matthew Arnold and Scott Ramsey. Woodland Park bills itself as Columbus’ Best Kept Secret, boasting many big, beautiful homes of exquisite architecture and two beautiful neighborhood boulevards that provide lush green spaces. The neighborhood is located in the Near East Side of […]


Woodland Meadows site is now for sale

Walker Evans Walker Evans

This article in yesterday’s Dispatch revealed that the old Woodland Meadows site has wrapped up with demolition and can now be sold to a new developer. The city paid $2.5 million to level the 52-acre housing complex over the past two years. The site previously housed 1,100 apartment units, and has already sparked the interest […]


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