Franklin Park Trolley Barn

Hard Hat Tour: Trolley District Taking Shape Near Franklin Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Hard Hat Tour: Trolley District Taking Shape Near Franklin Park

Workers are busy transforming the collection of historic buildings at the northeast corner of Oak Street and Kelton Avenue into a food and entertainment destination. New floors and structural supports are in the process of being installed, ceilings are being repaired on buildings that have been open to the weather for decades, and bricks from […]

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Plans for East Market at Trolley District Take Another Step Forward

Walker Evans Walker Evans Plans for East Market at Trolley District Take Another Step Forward

The renovation of the Trolley Barn site on the city’s Near East Side took another step forward last night during a Near East Area Commission planning committee meeting. Representatives from developer Connect Realty presented updated plans for review, which now include a full parking plan and more information on the apartment site development on the […]

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New Plan for Trolley Barn Site Calls for “East Market,” Restaurants and Apartments

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan for Trolley Barn Site Calls for “East Market,” Restaurants and Apartments

A Columbus Brewing Company tap room, a new concept from the owner of Ray Ray’s and an “East Market” could all be part of a new plan to revive the deteriorating brick buildings that were once used to store and repair trolleys at the northeast corner of Oak Street and Kelton Avenue on the Near […]

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Franklin Park Trolley Barn Property Sold

Brent Warren Brent Warren Franklin Park Trolley Barn Property Sold

The three acre site at the corner of Oak Street and Kelton Avenue in the Franklin Park neighborhood — home to six deteriorating brick buildings once used to store and repair trolleys — has a new owner. Brad DeHays, who opened Rehab Tavern in Franklinton and has been working with the city on an affordable […]

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History Lesson: A tale of two trolley barns

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: A tale of two trolley barns

Many of the readers of Columbus Underground are incredibly interested in bringing alternative forms of public transportation to Columbus – specifically street cars and light rail. To get a sense of how the trolleys were connected into the very fabric of our daily lives a hundred plus years ago, it may be of interest to […]

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Ideas Sought for Franklin Park Trolley Barn Project

 

The Columbus Compact Corporation is seeking interested community members to help plan and execute the redevelopment of the Franklin Park Trolley Barn facility, located at the northeast corner of Oak Street and Kelton Avenue, just one block south of Franklin Park on the Near East Side.

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2007: Trolley Market + Franklin Park Condominiums

 Submitted News 2007: Trolley Market + Franklin Park Condominiums

Franklin Park Condominiums merge green living with cosmopolitan urban lifestyle Located one block south of Franklin Park, the city’s premier urban park, Franklin Park Condominiums are within two blocks of the restored historic enclaves of Franklin Park South, Franklin Avenue and Bryden Road. This unique development infuses Art Noveau’s ‘green’ ideas of the past with […]

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