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New Five-Story Apartment Building Proposed on Grant Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Five-Story Apartment Building Proposed on Grant Avenue

Next week, the Downtown Commission will review the latest proposal for new apartments in Downtown’s Discovery District. Representatives with local developer Pizzuti have submitted plans to convert a surface parking lot at the northeast corner of Oak Street and Grant Avenue into a five-story mixed-use apartment building. If constructed as planned, the new building at […]

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Opinion: New Urban Plan Must Offer Equal Opportunities For All

Walker Evans Walker Evans Opinion: New Urban Plan Must Offer Equal Opportunities For All

The Columbus region will add 1 million new residents over the next three decades. While that rate of growth will feel relatively steady in the coming years — that’s around a 1.5 percent annual increase in population — the long term effects will add up to be a very drastic change to central Ohio. While Columbus and […]

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Vote: Decide The Best Patio in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Vote: Decide The Best Patio in Columbus

Attention all patio goers! We’re putting together the ultimate Columbus patio list and we need your help! All we need is your vote to be cast in the survey below. If there’s any reason it won’t display properly, CLICK HERE to open in a new window.

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The List: 8 Most Endangered Buildings of 2019

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 8 Most Endangered Buildings of 2019

The Columbus Landmarks organization announced its annual list of Most Endangered Sites in Central Ohio, shining a spotlight on buildings that could potentially face the wrecking ball if not for continued historic preservation efforts. New buildings on the list this year include the Kroger Bakery facility at 457 Cleveland Ave., which recently closed, and the […]

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Hilltop Beer to Return This Summer

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hilltop Beer to Return This Summer

Thanks to a new collaborative brewing partnership, the popular Hilltop Lager from Four String Brewing will soon be making a return. Four String closed their doors abruptly last October, citing financial issues as the root of the problem. “Both the Hilltop Lager and Hilltop Light brands were still growing double digits the day we closed […]

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Video: The State of Affordable Housing in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Video: The State of Affordable Housing in Columbus

The Columbus region has an affordable housing gap. Local experts estimate that an additional 54,000 units are needed to close that gap today, with more units needed to serve the rapidly growing region over the next several decades. Development reporter Brent Warren recently spoke with Leah Evans, Vice President of Real Estate Development at housing […]

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Harvest Pizzeria Closing German Village Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Harvest Pizzeria Closing German Village Location

After eight years, Harvest Pizzeria will be shuttering their original German Village location. Owner Chris Crader penned an email release today stating that the location is unable to sustain a rent increase from the building’s owner. “We love the warmth and communal feel of our smallest restaurant, and we know the community does as well,” […]

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