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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.

New Downtown Stadium Name Unveiled: Lower.Com Field

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Downtown Stadium Name Unveiled: Lower.Com Field

The new Downtown home of the Columbus Crew Major League Soccer team has officially been named. The owners of the team announced today a long-term naming rights partnership with New Albany-based Lower.com. When the stadium opens up on July 3, it will officially be known as “Lower.com Field.” “We are proud to partner with Lower in […]

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Short Order: Pierogi Mountain

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: Pierogi Mountain

Pierogi Mountain set up shop right next to The Hills Market Downtown at 105 N. Grant Ave. You might remember the address as the one-time home of Grass Skirt, the legendary local tiki bar. These days, gone are the Polynesian accents. What remains is a timeless, cozy spot, something akin to a friendly pub with a […]

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The Confluence Cast: Architecture & Design Firm JBAD

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Architecture & Design Firm JBAD

The work of architects has an impact on our lives every day. But how does that work get done? This week, we’re talking architecture and development with the principal of architecture and design firm JBAD, Jonathan Barnes. We discussed how architecture firms work, the importance of relationships, the issues that should be kept in mind […]

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One Line Coffee Making a Comeback Downtown

Susan Post Susan Post One Line Coffee Making a Comeback Downtown

After over a year without its coffee shop, One Line Coffee will return to the Huntington Center Downtown, 41 S. High St. One Line Director of Operations David Forman says the coffee shop was in the middle of renegotiating its lease when COVID hit. With traffic driven largely by the 3,000 to 3,500 plus office […]

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New Leaders of Downtown Group to Focus on Affordable Housing, Safety

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Leaders of Downtown Group to Focus on Affordable Housing, Safety

The Columbus Downtown Development Corporation now has a new leadership team to go along with a newly-reconfigured board and a new directive from the mayor’s office to push for an “equitable recovery” for the region’s core. Greg Davies, who most recently worked for the Columbus Partnership and previously served as Mayor Andrew Ginther’s Chief of […]

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Designing The Scioto Peninsula in Columbus, Ohio

MKSK MKSK Designing The Scioto Peninsula in Columbus, Ohio

The Scioto Peninsula has seen significant transformation in recent years in partnership with the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC), with investment in and development of a ‘cultural district’ of knitted facilities and new greenspaces and is on track for construction of the first phase of mixed-use development to provide a unique live-work-play neighborhood experience. Implementation […]

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AC Hotel Downtown to Feature Rooftop Bar & Restaurant

Susan Post Susan Post AC Hotel Downtown to Feature Rooftop Bar & Restaurant

Add another in the rooftop bar and patio column for Columbus. Lumin SkyBar will open this summer atop the eighth floor of the new AC Hotel Downtown at 517 Park St. Spanish-style tapas, craft cocktails and wine will be highlights of the menu. “AC Hotels take European and Spanish inspiration, as the founder and president […]

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