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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.

Yankee Trader Building may become Boutique Hotel

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The Dispatch wrote Boutique hotel suggested Saturday, January 12, 2008 BY MIKE PRAMIK AND MARLA MATZER ROSE A funky novelty store predating the Greater Columbus Convention Center and today’s trendy Short North may play a key part in the future of both. The owners of Yankee Trader have enlisted a real-estate broker to seek a […]


Downtown panel wants details on RiverSouth

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The Dispatch wrote Downtown panel wants details on RiverSouth Wednesday, January 9, 2008 BY ROBERT VITALE City officials have spoken for five years of grand plans for the south end of Downtown, an area that would include a new county courts building, a spruced-up riverfront, classier streetscapes and more. Downtown Commission Chairman Harrison Smith said […]


Water Main Break Prompts High St. Evacuations

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WBNS-10TV wrote Water Main Break Prompts Evacuations Jan 09 2008 7:50AM COLUMBUS, Ohio – A water main break beneath the Greater Columbus Convention Center prompted evacuations and the closure of a downtown road Wednesday morning. A 12-inch water main located under the building broke, according to Rick Tilton of Columbus Public Utilities. Power to the […]


Wendy’s wants nothing to do with Downtown

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Downtown Columbus continues to revitalize into 2008 thanks in large part to the backing of local corporations and organizations including Nationwide, Grange, Huntington, OSU, CCAD, and plenty of others. These local companies are proud of their Columbus roots and see the value in putting money back into their communities. Wendy’s on the other hand has […]


Boston’s Pizza moving into old Red Star space

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Business First of Columbus wrote Boston’s Pizza moving into Arena District’s Red Star space Friday, December 21, 2007 by Dan Eaton A franchisee for Dallas-based Boston Pizza Restaurants LP will take over the space at Nationwide Boulevard and West Street, where it will open a Boston’s Gourmet Pizza. Boston’s Gourmet Pizza restaurants each have a […]


Gay St. Edwards Development Hopes to be Neighborhood


The following discussion is about the Edwards Development along Gay St and where the company found inspiration for the building designs they have implemented. Their hope is for the development to become a new distinct neighborhood in downtown.


Flatiron Bar and Diner smoking with upscale specials

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The Dispatch wrote Neighborhood bar smoking with upscale specials Thursday, December 6, 2007 BY JON CHRISTENSEN The long, thin, angular building gives Flatiron Bar and Diner its name. The place — which boasts a long, white-marble-topped bar — has a cozy neighborhood feel. Much of its food reputation is generated by the house-smoked barbecue items. […]


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