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Franklinton Fridays Music Series label me lecter + Campbell

  Franklinton Fridays Music Series label me lecter + Campbell

FREE shows all summer long! BYOB June 14th- label me lecter and Campbell will be playing at the Idea Foundry Columbus for the 2nd installment of our 2019 music series presented by CoverMyMeds! 7pm Idea Foundry 421 West State Street Columbus, OH Free live music will be hosted during Franklinton Fridays each month May through […]

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More Artist Studio Space Coming to Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren More Artist Studio Space Coming to Franklinton

The owners of 400 West Rich plan to convert an 18,000 square-foot former factory building just down the street into more artist studios. The East Franklinton Review Board approved the renovation plan for 289 West Walnut Street in December. The building – which served as a metals extrusion and fabrication plant for the B&T Metals […]

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At Home: In Franklinton

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Chris Sherman wasn’t really looking to call Franklinton home when he came across a unique property a few years ago. At the time, he was working his construction business and had a garage, a shop and an apartment spread out in Olde Towne East and the Short North. When he found the nearly 3,000 square foot space […]


Go West, Young Man – Franklinton is Ready to Party


The circus, freak shows, clowns, myth and folklore will be subjects explored in the work of more than 30 local artists during “Go West!”, a celebration of the arts taking place in Franklinton this Saturday. “Around the broken concrete and vacated buildings in Franklinton, there is a growing arts movement,” said Jim Sweeney, director for […]


CU Podcast Episode #10: What’s New in Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans

In this week’s podcast we sit down for a chat with Jim Sweeney and Reza Reyazi with the Franklinton Development Association to discuss a variety of projects and developments in the Franklinton neighborhood. Jim & Reza discuss some of the history of this area, the challenges it faces in being revitalized, and several new initiatives […]


Urban Scrawl 2008 takes place on Sat. Sept 27

Walker Evans Walker Evans

  Press Release wrote Urban Scrawl 2008 presented by CD 101 and the Franklinton Arts District  Unique Arts Festival features local artists The Franklinton Arts District (FAD) is resurrecting the popular community arts celebration Urban Scrawl, September 27, 2008 from 10am-7pm at Dodge Park in the heart of Franklinton. This free event features artists creating […]



The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!