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Idea Foundry Lands $350,000 Grant for Franklinton Relocation

Walker Evans Walker Evans Idea Foundry Lands $350,000 Grant for Franklinton Relocation

The Franklinton Development Association (FDA) and the Columbus Idea Foundry (CIF) have jointly received a $350,000 grant from ArtPlace America to assist with the relocation of the creative space to a warehouse located at 421 West State Street in the East Franklinton neighborhood. The grant will allow the FDA to renovate the existing two-story 60,000 […]

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Long-term Revitalization the Goal for West Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Long-term Revitalization the Goal for West Franklinton

With all of the recent activity in East Franklinton, including a neighborhood plan that calls for increased density and a wide range of uses for the area between the railroad tracks and 315, it can sometimes seem like West Franklinton – despite being the much-larger part of the neighborhood that stretches west to the Hilltop […]

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Columbus Idea Foundry Excited About Move to Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Idea Foundry Excited About Move to Franklinton

Last night in his State of the City address, Mayor Coleman announced that the Columbus Idea Foundry would be moving to East Franklinton. Today we can confirm that the specific destination is 421 W. State Street, a building the Franklinton Development Association purchased last summer with the help of a Green Columbus Grant from the […]

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