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Public Art Transforming Short North Construction Sites

Walker Evans Walker Evans Public Art Transforming Short North Construction Sites

Nearly every block of High Street through the Short North is currently under construction, and will continue to be so for quite some time. To help alleviate some of the visual eyesores, the Short North Alliance is working with the Columbus College of Art and Design and several other partners to bring artwork displays to […]

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Three Dog Bakery Will Close this Month Due to Rent Increase

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Three Dog Bakery Will Close this Month Due to Rent Increase

Dog people loved Three Dog Bakery, the Short North shop that for the last 10 years has supplied a niche market with all the pupcakes and Boston Terrier cream pies it could handle. It’s been a place that, for long-time customer Melissa Elliott, always seemed to care about her Great Dane Caine as much as […]

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Work Begins on Major Short North Streetscape Improvements

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work Begins on Major Short North Streetscape Improvements

Work started this week on the first phase of streetscape improvements along North High Street in the Short North. A three-block stretch of the street in front of the Convention Center is the first to undergo the transformation, with construction scheduled to continue through the end of September. The improvements will be both above ground […]

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Art Piece Approved for White Castle Building in the Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Art Piece Approved for White Castle Building in the Short North

The Victorian Village Commission last month approved an art installation for the White Castle building in the Short North. The piece, called “Orange Slide Double Fade,” will be positioned on the overhanging portion of the building at the corner of West Second Avenue and North High Street. Pedestrians will need to look up in order […]

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New Public Art Installed in Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Public Art Installed in Short North

A new public art piece is taking shape in the Short North. The Messenger, by local artists Eric Rausch and Jen Kiko, will be installed on the north-facing wall of 1204 N. High St. “We are honored to pay tribute to the vibrant Short North community,” said Rausch, in a statement. “It’s the place where […]

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White Castle Development to Feature “Iconic” Piece of Public Art

Brent Warren Brent Warren White Castle Development to Feature “Iconic” Piece of Public Art

With construction scheduled to start soon on the Short North White Castle Development, plans are starting to come together for a significant piece of public art that would be incorporated into the project. The Create Columbus Commission announced on Thursday that they are awarding a $10,000 grant to a group called Columbus Inspires to “design, […]

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Police Force and Local Community Connect Through Art

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Police Force and Local Community Connect Through Art

Police accountability and community involvement is improving relations between the two, according to a public awareness campaign headed by Warhol and Wall Street. The campaign, “Change Starts Here,” connects the public with real Ohioans who have been involved in the effort to improve community-police relations. Participants filled in the blank with their own idea about […]

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