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Short North Donatos Demolition and New Build

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  • #1060222

    wpcc88
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    <div class=”d4p-bbt-quote-title”>jtwill84 wrote:</div>

    “It’s very exciting,” he said. “There will be a great upper-floor deck.”

    This is the part that excites me the most about this project. A second-story deck/patio? Yes please.

    I wish more places took advantage of this.

    Agreed! Austin is a city fully of rooftop patios; granted they have much better weather but you see the same in Chicago and NYC as well.

    #1060429

    goldenidea
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    #1060829
    Walker Evans
    Walker Evans
    Keymaster

    I don’t think I’ve seen it mentioned that they’re taking the “Kroger” approach and building the new Donatos next door to the old one before tearing it down, so there’s never any down-time in the transition.

    More details, here: https://www.columbusunderground.com/donatos-black-brick-bar

    #1061453

    cadillackid
    Participant

    this will be a great addition to the short north indeed. regardless of the long cold columbus winters I think roof decks can make it here…

    someone mentioned austin, a town I soend quite a bit of time in for work, yes the weather is decidedly better there, however most every plsce with a patio has the capability to enclose and heat it.. some with portable heaters, others with permanent solutions.. it gives venues a way to have more than one live band at a time.. bands are scheduled so both never break at the same time.. patrons go hear the other band when one is on break.. so they keep that customer there, eating and drinking..

    it will be nice to see that nuisance surface lot go away too.. thyat lot has been the source of more than one drug deal, and often a place where donatos employees have to constantly watch it for non-customer parkers..

    I, for one have mnore than once passed by donatos without eating there in the past, as I didnt want to be “stuck indoors of another overly air-conditioned columbus restaraunt”(restaraunts in columbus Love to BLAST their AC regardless of outside temps) when I wanted a slice of pizza.. and opted elsewhere instead.. where i could dine outside on a nice day..
    -Christopher

    #1061499

    goldenidea
    Participant

    I’ve never noticed any dope dealing in Donatos parking lot, but I can see why it might work that way. What I dislike is the bus stop in front of their parking lot, specifically the miscreants that tend to hang out there.
    The recently-released SN parking study mentions reducing the number of bus stops along High St to add parking spaces. If that happens, I hope this is one that goes.

    #1061972

    cadillackid
    Participant

    im really surprised they would decrease bus stops.. esp when an idea might be to get people to use the bus to reach the short north area as opposed to park there… I dont know how many people use the C-bus, but I know that when I am in the unfortunate spot of not being able t ofind a place to park I simply park downtown and grab the C-bus up to the short north.. granted im a walker by nature so I dont care if I have to walk further or not as im likely just walking around anyways.. but perhaps less bus stops might bother some..

    yes ive been heckled more than once leaving that donatos… more than once ive given up my leftover midnight snack to those at that stop..

    -Christopher

    #1061976
    Snarf
    Snarf
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    this will be a great addition to the short north indeed. regardless of the long cold columbus winters I think roof decks can make it here…

    someone mentioned austin, a town I soend quite a bit of time in for work, yes the weather is decidedly better there, however most every plsce with a patio has the capability to enclose and heat it.. some with portable heaters, others with permanent solutions.. it gives venues a way to have more than one live band at a time.. bands are scheduled so both never break at the same time.. patrons go hear the other band when one is on break.. so they keep that customer there, eating and drinking..

    it will be nice to see that nuisance surface lot go away too.. thyat lot has been the source of more than one drug deal, and often a place where donatos employees have to constantly watch it for non-customer parkers..

    I, for one have mnore than once passed by donatos without eating there in the past, as I didnt want to be “stuck indoors of another overly air-conditioned columbus restaraunt”(restaraunts in columbus Love to BLAST their AC regardless of outside temps) when I wanted a slice of pizza.. and opted elsewhere instead.. where i could dine outside on a nice day..<br>
    -Christopher

    I too occasionally frolic around this fair city, nary a care to be had sans a penchant for that perfect pie. Yet I find the frigid embrace welcome as it blows up my shorts over my unmentionables. The contrast of chilly nips as you bite into that sizzling edge to edge pepperoni pizza, so refreshing and in the swim.

    #1062094

    goldenidea
    Participant

    im really surprised they would decrease bus stops.. esp when an idea might be to get people to use the bus to reach the short north area as opposed to park there

    I’m pretty sure the SN parking study recommends eliminating some bus stops. When I get a chance I’ll re-read that study to be sure, unless someone else can confirm.

    #1062099
    Josh Lapp
    Josh Lapp
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    im really surprised they would decrease bus stops.. esp when an idea might be to get people to use the bus to reach the short north area as opposed to park there

    I’m pretty sure the SN parking study recommends eliminating some bus stops. When I get a chance I’ll re-read that study to be sure, unless someone else can confirm.

    Strongly doubt 1st Ave bus stop will leave. Its one of the larger ones in the area (it has a shelter, etc). As a frequent rider, consolidation of the stops would be helpful. The less stops, the faster the buses. The spacing is very close for the Kroger/4th/4th & 3rd/Price/Hubbard/Russell and I think there is room to space them further apart.

    #1066457

    heresthecasey
    Participant

    Seattle restaurant and brewery to anchor Donatos development in the Short North

    Ram Restaurant & Brewery, based in the Seattle suburb of Lakewood, Washington, is planning a 9,000-square-foot eatery and brewing operation at 920 N. High St. in the Short North. It’s the mystery restaurant that will be part of Donatos Pizzeria LLC’s redevelopment of that site, which includes a new Donatos that will have a craft-beer-focused bar.

    The two-story restaurant will have its brewery, bar and kitchen on the first floor. The main dining area will be on the second floor as will a rooftop patio.

    http://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/blog/2015/03/seattle-restaurant-and-brewery-to-anchor-donatos.html?page=all

    #1066462
    Eridony
    Eridony
    Participant

    Glad to hear we will be getting something new to the Columbus area there!

    #1066492

    News
    Participant

    RAM Restaurant & Brewery Coming Soon to Short North
    March 8, 2015 7:00 am – Walker Evans

    Seattle-based brewery and restaurant RAM announced plans yesterday to open their first Ohio location at the corner of High Street and First Avenue in the redeveloped Donatos building. Mike Fitzpatrick, President of Elford Development, confirmed over the phone that the brewery will be the second of three retail tenants announced for the Short North building.

    READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/ram-restaurant-brewery-coming-soon-to-short-north

    #1066597
    Gus W
    Gus W
    Participant

    That is one of the ugliest logos/store fronts I’ve seen in awhile.

    #1066617
    Walker Evans
    Walker Evans
    Keymaster

    That is one of the ugliest logos/store fronts I’ve seen in awhile.

    Looks like they have a pretty wide variety of building designs/styles based on images from their website:

    http://www.theram.com/locations

    #1066619

    jbcmh81
    Participant

    I hope it’s something close to the last one. The rest look like something you’d see on Polaris Parkway.

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