Our City Online

creative space

Idea Foundry Lands $350,000 Grant for Franklinton Relocation

Walker Evans Walker Evans Idea Foundry Lands $350,000 Grant for Franklinton Relocation

The Franklinton Development Association (FDA) and the Columbus Idea Foundry (CIF) have jointly received a $350,000 grant from ArtPlace America to assist with the relocation of the creative space to a warehouse located at 421 West State Street in the East Franklinton neighborhood. The grant will allow the FDA to renovate the existing two-story 60,000 […]

5 Comments

Wonderland Explores Relocation to Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Wonderland Explores Relocation to Franklinton

The much-discussed Wonderland creative space project may soon be one step closer to finding a home. After ditching plans in 2011 to renovate the former Wonder Bread bakery building in Italian Village, Wonderland board members and staff have been working on a relocation plan. An emailed statement from the Board reads as follows: “Our team […]

6 Comments

Columbus Idea Foundry Excited About Move to Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Idea Foundry Excited About Move to Franklinton

Last night in his State of the City address, Mayor Coleman announced that the Columbus Idea Foundry would be moving to East Franklinton. Today we can confirm that the specific destination is 421 W. State Street, a building the Franklinton Development Association purchased last summer with the help of a Green Columbus Grant from the […]

4 Comments

The Nest Provides Creative Space in Upper Arlington

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Nest Provides Creative Space in Upper Arlington

The act of being creative can happen anywhere, but it never hurts to have a dedicated space specifically meant to support it. Which is exactly what The Nest was designed for. This new space opened on May 10th in Upper Arlington and was created to host meetings, exhibitions, classes and many other similar functions. We […]

No Comments

art categories

The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS