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X-ing Columbus – Transportation Blog Launched

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X-ing Columbus was quietly launched about a month ago, and if you’ve not stumbled upon it yet, now’s the time to go check it out! From the site: The transit decisions we make in the next 10 years will define the way our city will grow for decades to come. The way we get around […]


Officials Plan Construction Project For South Side


nbc4i.com wrote Officials Plan Construction Project For South Side Tuesday, Sep 18, 2007 By Andrew DePaul COLUMBUS, Ohio — Local city council members discussed a development project Monday that could bring life back to the city’s south side. The Columbus City Council approved a $45,000 planning project to develop the Whittier Peninsula, NBC 4’s Mike […]


Is the Edwards Development on Gay St. too Short?

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After looking at this photo on Columbus RetroMetro and reading the comment left by Matt on this post it really does give you a good telling picture of just how short the Edwards Development is going to be on Gay Street. Of course, three story townhomes are a huge improvement over flat parking lots, but […]


Clevelander Praises German Village


Cleveland Plain Dealer wrote Step into charming German Village and you’re not in Columbus anymore Sunday, September 16, 2007 Laura Johnston Columbus — Picking my path down Beck Street, my feet thumping the bricks and my iPod pumping a Jock Jams anthem into my ears, I stop. There, behind that wrought-iron fence, is a storybook […]


Worthington Farmers Market to sell year-round

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Farmers to sell goods year-round Saturday, September 15, 2007 By Alayna DeMartini It won’t take long to find fresh basil in the Worthington’s farmers’ market, but it might take awhile to find a parking spot. With so many drawn to the market in the summer, the city is making it a […]


Carlyle’s Watch sets auction for unsold condos

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Business First of Columbus wrote Developer sets auction for unsold condos September 14, 2007 by Brian R. Ball The developer of Carlyles Watch in Columbus will try to auction off 35 condos at the 10-story development in an effort to combat the drag of slow sales. Paul Sherlock, a partner in Urban Loft Ventures I […]


Nationwide snatching up Grandview Heights property

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Columbus Local News wrote Nationwide snatching up Grandview Heights property A stone’s throw from the Arena District, the city’s industrial area may be in for big changes. By KHALILA PERRIN Saturday, September 8, 2007 One local merchant is the latest to roll up his business and move on as Nationwide Realty Investors Ltd. acquires more […]


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