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Third and High Project Going Back to Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Third and High Project Going Back to Commission

A proposal to build a five-story mixed-use building at the northwest corner of Third Avenue and High Street will be back in front of the Victorian Village Commission tonight. The development, which was first proposed in early 2017, would replace the building that once held the Little Dreamers Big Believers daycare and Yoga on High. Although […]

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Corso Wants to Keep Short North Focus on Locally-Owned Businesses

Walker Evans Walker Evans Corso Wants to Keep Short North Focus on Locally-Owned Businesses

Local restaurateur and real estate developer Chris Corso has a soft spot for local businesses in the Short North. Since launching the Pint House in 2013, he’s gone on to open Forno in 2015 and Standard Hall in 2016. And after announcing plans for the Food Hall, he sees the continued success of non-chain restaurants […]

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Proposal Would Transform Area Around Third and High in the Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Would Transform Area Around Third and High in the Short North

Big changes could be on the way for yet another section of the High Street corridor in the Short North. A conceptual proposal from Corso Ventures calls for a nine-story building on the lot currently occupied by Montecristo House of Cigar, located at 1088 N. High St. The project also incorporates the former church building […]

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More Details Unveiled for New Five-Story Short North Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans More Details Unveiled for New Five-Story Short North Building

A local development team returned to the Victorian Village Commission last night to present new details and visuals for a five-story building proposed for the northwest intersection of Third Avenue and High Street in the Short North. The project was first unveiled in January as a potential replacement for a single-story commercial building, but no […]

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Five-Story Building Proposed for Yoga on High Site in Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Five-Story Building Proposed for Yoga on High Site in Short North

A proposal to build a five-story mixed-use development on the current site of Yoga on High in the Short North was submitted to the city today. The plans, which will be reviewed by the Victorian Village Commission on February 9th, call for about 9,500 square feet of ground-floor retail with 116 apartments above. About 140 […]

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Revised Park Street Hotel Proposal Approved by Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Revised Park Street Hotel Proposal Approved by Commission

The Historic Resources Commission voted last night to approve two eight-story buildings at the northwest corner of Park and Spruce streets near the North Market. A 163-room AC Hotel is planned for Park Street, while the other building would sit behind the hotel on Spruce and accommodate 234 cars in a four-level garage as well […]

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Standard Hall Coming Soon to The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Standard Hall Coming Soon to The Short North

Last fall we learned that a group of Short North buildings would soon see a historic renovation project, courtesy of local developer Concept Equity. Today, we’re learning that the first tenant in the new buildings will be Standard Hall — a new restaurant and bar concept from Corso Ventures, which opened The Pint House in 2013 […]

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