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The Confluence Cast: 400 West Rich

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: 400 West Rich

The terrible fire in Oakland, California sparked discussions in Columbus about the safety of our artist communities. Chris Sherman, the development director for the largest of those communities, 400 West Rich, sat down to talk about the history of the building, how they keep their tenants and guests safe, and why it’s important to keep […]

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Franklinton Building to be Partially Demolished, Future Development Planned

Walker Evans Walker Evans Franklinton Building to be Partially Demolished, Future Development Planned

After decades of neglect and gradual deterioration, a portion of the building located at 435 West Town Street in Franklinton is expected to see demolition within the next several months. The two-story section of the building on the south side of the property facing Walnut Street has long been without a roof, and signs on […]

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More Artist Studios and Workforce House Coming to Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans More Artist Studios and Workforce House Coming to Franklinton

A year ago we reported on the addition of more artist studios in Franklinton — and while that project has not yet come to fruition, it’s still in the works. 400 West Rich project manager Chris Sherman provided an update on the new project at 289 West Walnut this weekend, explaining that a roof replacement project […]

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69-Unit Lucas Lofts Planned for East Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren 69-Unit Lucas Lofts Planned for East Franklinton

Plans to develop the land immediately surrounding 400 West Rich in Franklinton are starting to take shape. In addition to the recently-announced transformation of 289 West Walnut Street into artist studios, ground could be broken as soon as this summer on Lucas Lofts, a four-story, 69-unit apartment building at the northwest corner of West Rich and Lucas […]

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More Artist Studio Space Coming to Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren More Artist Studio Space Coming to Franklinton

The owners of 400 West Rich plan to convert an 18,000 square-foot former factory building just down the street into more artist studios. The East Franklinton Review Board approved the renovation plan for 289 West Walnut Street in December. The building – which served as a metals extrusion and fabrication plant for the B&T Metals […]

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Franklinton Gets New Coworking Space

Walker Evans Walker Evans Franklinton Gets New Coworking Space

Tired of working out of the neighborhood coffee shop? Then you might be ready for a co-working upgrade. 400 West Rich has officially opened their new 4,000 square foot co-working facility on the second floor of the popular Franklinton creative space. Pricing ranges from $150 to $500 per month with short term lease agreements, and […]

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Dinin’ Hall Returns for a Third Season at 400 West Rich

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dinin’ Hall Returns for a Third Season at 400 West Rich

Local food truck fans will only have to wait one more month (Thursday, May 8th!) before food truck hub Dinin’ Hall reopens their doors at 400 West Rich Street in East Franklinton. The popular lunch spot launched in 2012 and has hosted over 50 different trucks and carts in the past two years. This year […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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