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Greyhound Announces $60 Million Revamp Initiative


Greyhound Announces Completion of $60 Million Initiative to Improve Fleet, Terminals, Customer Service Monday, November 12, 2007 Greyhound Lines, Inc. today announced the completion of its most ambitious update ever: a three-year, $60 million initiative to enhance buses, terminals and service from coast-to-coast. The final phase of the improvement project coincides with the introduction of […]


Dog Park Proposed for Harrison West


The Dispatch wrote Smaller, lesser-known park might host dogs Tuesday, November 13, 2007 BY MARK FERENCHIK Columbus wants to create a place for pooches just north of Downtown. The city is proposing a fenced-in dog park for Wheeler Park, north of I-670 and near Harrison West and Victorian Village. It’s also just west of Goodale […]


Details on New Development near Fifth & High

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Walker Evans Effect wrote Details on New Development near Fifth & High Posted on November 13th, 2007 I just got an email this morning with information about the new retail/residential space that is under construction next to the laundry mat and cafe at 1230 N. High Street. [Click here to view the PDF] They […]


Update on the Rich St. Bridge Replacement

Walker Evans Walker Evans

XING Columbus wrote Rich St. Bridge Replacement Nov 12th, 2007 by Eric Just wanted to pass along an update that I stumbled upon regarding the proposed Rich St. Bridge. The proposed bridge will replace the crumbling 1930’s art deco Town St. Bridge with a differently routed, ribbon-arch bridge. The construction cost is estimated at $42 […]


Columbus gets positive write-up in Chicago Tribune

 The Hegemo

The Chicago Tribune wrote Who knew Columbus was so cool? By Barbara Brotman November 11, 2007 My husband and I had no idea. But when work brought us here, we found it to be nothing like we expected. There was a large and bustling arts district. There was a gourmet food market to rival Seattle’s […]


Several parts of Creekside project nearing debut

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Several parts of long-anticipated Creekside project nearing their debut Saturday, November 10, 2007 BY JIM WOODS Gahanna hopes to revive its old heart when the curtain rises on the city’s multimillion-dollar Creekside project. Mill Street, off the banks of the Big Walnut Creek, was Gahanna’s original downtown in the 19th century. But […]


Far West Side revival plotted to reverse decline

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The Dispatch wrote West Side revival plotted Local governments uniting to reverse regional decline Monday, November 12, 2007 BY MARK FERENCHIK A plan to revive the faltering Westland Mall and soon-to-close Delphi Corp. plant could ultimately include a tax- sharing agreement between Franklin County, Columbus and Franklin Township. It’s a plan of regional importance to […]


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