American Addition - News & Updates
- August 5, 2011 4:54 pm at 4:54 pm #87675August 5, 2011 5:09 pm at 5:09 pm #455423
So Extreme Makeover Home edition is kicking off this project with a new build home for a very lucky family!November 1, 2011 9:25 pm at 9:25 pm #455424
New Construction in American Addition Signals Neighborhood Rebirth
Ground was broken last week on four new homes in the American Addition neighborhood, signaling the start of a renovation effort being led by Homeport.
“These revitalization efforts in American Addition are an outstanding example of the strategic use of NSP2 funds by the city,” said Homeport President and CEO Amy Klaben at the groundbreaking ceremony. “We are bringing high-quality, energy-efficient homes and ready home buyers to a neighborhood close to downtown and in the vicinity of the new STEM school.”November 14, 2011 5:41 pm at 5:41 pm #455425
Four homes mark start of revitalization project
By Mark Ferenchik
The Columbus Dispatch
Sunday November 13, 2011 9:35 AM
Constance Ghee is happy to see the four new homes rising across the street from her Lee Avenue house. “Oh, sure. It’s going to be nice,” Ghee said. The four are to be the vanguard of more than 100 houses that Columbus officials and neighborhood leaders hope will revive a long-neglected area that is one of the oldest African-American communities in central Ohio.
READ MORE: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2011/11/13/four-homes-mark-start-of-revitalization-project.htmlNovember 17, 2011 3:43 pm at 3:43 pm #455426
City: New homes rising in historic black neighborhood
Wednesday November 16, 2011 5:50 PM
By John Ross
Drive north on Joyce Avenue, past industrial parks and over railroad tracks, and you’ll see the humble entrance to a forgotten neighborhood not far from East Fifth Avenue. You might pass it except for a small, white sign on your right-hand side. The area is tiny, and a good deal of the houses sit on large lots with the kind of trees and grasses you might see on an old farm. The narrow, quiet streets lack sidewalks, storm sewers and curbs.
READ MORE: http://www.columbusalive.com/content/stories/2011/11/17/city-new-homes-rising-in-historic-black-neighborhood.htmlNovember 17, 2011 6:10 pm at 6:10 pm #455427
If anyone likes short docs, I thought the American Addition interviews from Homeport were interesting. vimeo.com/homeportohio/videosNovember 20, 2011 10:33 pm at 10:33 pm #455428
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Park #17: American Addition Park – Columbus
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Urban boonies was the only thought that came to mind when I set foot in American Addition. After stepping off the bus at around 7 something in the AM, I was greeted by the sound of a rooster crowing. Very weird. As I walked around the neighborhood, It seemed somewhat abandoned. Not abandoned like my part of town where there are so many boarded up historic homes (1/10th, 1/20th of the buildings maybe?) with crack dealer slits cut in the wood covering the windows. It just seemed like a chunk of buildings were either never there or were never built. Something wasn’t making sense. It was not a huge subdivision, and yes it was across from a dump and there were railroad tracks to the south and west, but it seemed there was too much space, too much… nothing???
READ MORE: http://columbusparkspics.blogspot.com/2012/07/park-17-american-additioin-park.htmlJuly 18, 2012 1:47 pm at 1:47 pm #455430
Most of the streets in American Addition gave me the vibe of some of the neighborhoods I visited in Detroit.. very empty with alot of grown up property. I did drive through a month ago and noticed several new homes going up.July 19, 2012 4:23 pm at 4:23 pm #455431
Thanks for the props for my blog. American Addition really is a unique place in Columbus and it was really cool to stumble onto it during the course of my silly Columbus Parks Project thing. Can’t wait to see what the next year brings for the Addition folks.April 14, 2013 1:28 pm at 1:28 pm #455432
Major Infrastructure Upgrade, More Houses Planned for American Addition
Published on April 14, 2013 9:15 am
By: Brent Warren
Efforts to revitalize and repopulate American Addition received a major shot in the arm earlier this month when funding for a long-planned infrastructure upgrade was approved by the Columbus City Council.
Abigail Mack, home ownership directer for Homeport, says they are thrilled to see the project move forward. “The city’s been a really good partner,” she said, adding that Homeport’s plan to build more than 100 new houses in the neighborhood depends on the improvements being made.
READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/major-infrastructure-upgrade-more-houses-planned-for-american-additionNovember 6, 2014 9:24 am at 9:24 am #1049289
First Phase of American Addition Improvements Complete
November 6, 2014 7:10 am – Brent Warren
The first phase of infrastructure improvements for the American Addition neighborhood are complete, bringing sidewalks, streetlights, and a curb-and-gutter storm drainage system to the small collection of houses just east of Joyce Avenue on the city’s northeast side.
READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/first-phase-of-american-addition-improvements-complete-bw1February 26, 2015 11:33 am at 11:33 am #1065154
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