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The intersection of Broad and High streets is considered the hub of Downtown, which spans 2.2 square miles. The area is home to the Ohio Statehouse, the Franklin County Courthouse, the Lazarus Building, LeVeque Tower, Columbus Commons and the Scioto Mile, as well as numerous restaurants and residential developments.

Opera Columbus presents Nina West

Anne Evans Anne Evans Opera Columbus presents Nina West

Opera Columbus rolls out the red carpet at the Southern Theatre on June 13, 2020 for Opera Columbus presents Nina West, featuring a brand-new show where drag meets opera. Opera Columbus season ticket subscribers have the first opportunity to purchase tickets, beginning Monday, Nov. 11 at 12 p.m. Tickets will go on sale to the […]

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The Price Is Right Live Returns to the Ohio Theatre

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill The Price Is Right Live Returns to the Ohio Theatre

The Price is Right Live has been rescheduled for Sunday, August 30, and is back on sale to the public. Tickets already purchased for the previous date will be honored, and ticketholders need only to present them at the Palace Theatre on August 30. Ticket purchasers who prefer a refund can contact the CBUSArts Ticket […]

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Pedestrian-Friendly Street Approved For Scioto Peninsula

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pedestrian-Friendly Street Approved For Scioto Peninsula

A new, pedestrian-focused street that will run through the center of the new Scioto Peninsula development was approved by the Downtown Commission yesterday. Also approved were two large parking garages that will sit next to the elevated railroad tracks that make up the western edge of the development. Brian Kinzelman, Principal of MKSK, explained that […]

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Crew Gets Last of Approvals for Stadium

Brent Warren Brent Warren Crew Gets Last of Approvals for Stadium

With the steel frame of the upper bowl now clearly visible at the end of Nationwide Boulevard, representatives of the Columbus Crew SC went before the Downtown Commission this morning with a final round of approvals for their new stadium. Steve Lyons, the team’s Chief Business Officer, told the commission during today’s virtual meeting that […]

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CU Live: The State of Downtown Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans CU Live: The State of Downtown Columbus

In February, the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District unveiled its annual report, detailing the development and progress of Downtown Columbus. We spoke with Marc Conte, Deputy Director of Research, Planning & Facilities to learn more about what the report indicates for the future of the city. Collectively, the report outlines that over $1.7 billion in […]

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Six New Downtown Apartment Buildings Now Open

Brent Warren Brent Warren Six New Downtown Apartment Buildings Now Open

Six new apartment developments are now open Downtown; several recently welcomed their first tenants and the others are scheduled to do so soon. Move-in specials and other enticements are advertised on the projects’ websites, as are options for virtual tours and other ways of safely viewing the properties at a time when many are still […]

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Juniper Rooftop & Dock 580 Event Venue Cease Operations

Walker Evans Walker Evans Juniper Rooftop & Dock 580 Event Venue Cease Operations

A pair of venues located inside the historic Smith Bros’ Hardware Building announced today that they will be closing permanently. The Dock 580 event venue located on the ground floor of the building, along with the Juniper rooftop bar are both closed effective immediately. “It is with heavy hearts that we share that, after more […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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