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Census: Columbus is the 4th Fastest-Growing Big City in the US

Walker Evans Walker Evans Census: Columbus is the 4th Fastest-Growing Big City in the US

The US Census released its official population estimates for cities across the country, and Columbus continues to boom. The city proper grew by a total of 15,429 people between 2016 and 2017, climbing to an estimated total of 879,170. The growth rate in Columbus represents a 1.79 percent year-over-year population increase, which is the fourth fastest percentage of […]

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White Castle Breaks Ground at “The Reach on Goodale” Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans White Castle Breaks Ground at “The Reach on Goodale” Development

After 84 years in their headquarters at 555 W. Goodale St., White Castle is ready for some new digs. A groundbreaking ceremony is taking place this afternoon to kick off construction on the first phase of development, which has been officially named “The Reach on Goodale.” “We realize that it’s really important to have a […]

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Victorian Village Commission Working Meeting

Walker Evans Walker Evans Victorian Village Commission Working Meeting

The Victorian Village Commission and the Victorian Village Historic District were established by Ordinance # 1788-73 in 1973. The Commission Guidelines were adopted in 1989. The Victorian Village Commission consists of seven (seven) mayoral appointees who serve without compensation. It is the duty of the Commission to preserve, protect and enhance the unique architectural and […]

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Two Near East Side Projects Get Housing Tax Credits

Brent Warren Brent Warren Two Near East Side Projects Get Housing Tax Credits

Two Near East Side projects are among the 37 affordable housing projects statewide that have received housing tax credits from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA). Other Columbus neighborhoods with projects that received the credits include Northland, the South Side, and the Hilltop. “Ensuring low income Ohioans have access to healthy job markets and high-performing […]

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Latest Phase of Neighborhood Launch Proposed

Brent Warren Brent Warren Latest Phase of Neighborhood Launch Proposed

The latest phase of the Edwards Companies’ seven-and-a-half-acre Neighborhood Launch development could be described as a two-unit residential project, but that wouldn’t really do it justice. One of those units is a three-story townhouse similar in size and design to the buildings that currently line Gay Street, but the other is a large single-family home […]

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Opinion: The Destruction of Public Spaces

John Sunami John Sunami Opinion: The Destruction of Public Spaces

A good public space is interesting, inviting, and accessible. Good urban public spaces create the character of a city and are a factor that people consider in choosing where they will live. Good public spaces are hard to create and easy to destroy. Columbus has recently lost one of its best. Columbus has been fortunate […]

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Coffee Shop and Apartments Planned for Historic Neil Avenue Church

Brent Warren Brent Warren Coffee Shop and Apartments Planned for Historic Neil Avenue Church

A historic church building at 1334 Neil Ave. will be getting the adaptive reuse treatment. A coffee shop and apartments are planned for the building, which sits at the corner of West Sixth Avenue, tucked neatly into the fabric of the Dennison Place neighborhood. Built in 1880, the building was home to the Neil Avenue […]

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