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Giant Tricycle Doubles as Bike Parking and Public Art at City of Columbus Public Utilities Department

Anne Evans Anne Evans Giant Tricycle Doubles as Bike Parking and Public Art at City of Columbus Public Utilities Department

A giant red tricycle has appeared at the City of Columbus Public Utilities Department located at 910 Dublin Road. The new piece of public art doubles as a bike rack for the facility and was designed by Tim Lai ArchitecT. “We love the fact that these bike racks will be installed at different Recrecation Centers, […]

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Alternative proposal for the Convention Center Site: City in the Sky

Walker Evans Walker Evans Alternative proposal for the Convention Center Site: City in the Sky

In response to last week’s proposals (here and here) for a mixed-use addition to the northern end of the Columbus Convention Center, Tim Lai and Eliza Ho of Tim Lai ArchitecT have put together their own creative vision for the site. Similar to the other proposals, their conceptual design features two towers on each side […]

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Dinin’ Hall Returns for a Third Season at 400 West Rich

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dinin’ Hall Returns for a Third Season at 400 West Rich

Local food truck fans will only have to wait one more month (Thursday, May 8th!) before food truck hub Dinin’ Hall reopens their doors at 400 West Rich Street in East Franklinton. The popular lunch spot launched in 2012 and has hosted over 50 different trucks and carts in the past two years. This year […]

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Design Digest: Tim Lai ArchitecT

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design Digest: Tim Lai ArchitecT

Columbus Underground readers are probably familiar with architect Tim Lai and his wife Eliza Ho. They are the team behind the Dinin’ Hall food truck hub and ALTernative, a community based entity that works with a lot of non-profit organizations to create community murals, which spearheaded efforts to beautify Glen Echo Ravine and the SoHud […]

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ALTernative Plans Community Mural on East Main Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans ALTernative Plans Community Mural on East Main Street

The Near East Side will be getting a bit more colorful in the near future, as the ALTernative community mural group plans to paint a new wall mural at 993 East Main Street next month. The nonprofit group was commissioned by the Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Board of Franklin County (ADAMH) to turn the […]

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Dinin’ Hall to Remain Open Through Winter

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dinin’ Hall to Remain Open Through Winter

After a successful summer, Dinin’ Hall announced today that it will continue to operate the Franklinton food pod business throughout the upcoming winter months. Owners Tim Lai and Eliza Ho are working on making the space weatherproof so that food truck fans can continue to enjoy their favorite venues without freezing out in the cold. “Normally, […]

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Glen Echo Park soon to be beautified with bird mural

Anne Evans Anne Evans Glen Echo Park soon to be beautified with bird mural

Many enjoy Glen Echo Park, one of several ravine parks in the Clintonville and University Area. It’s a special place, a place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. On June 24, 1912, Glen Echo Park was initially dedicated to the City of Columbus, Ohio, “for public park purposes forever” by […]

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