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PACT Plans $165 Million Strategic Redevelopment for Near East Side

Walker Evans Walker Evans PACT Plans $165 Million Strategic Redevelopment for Near East Side

An updated neighborhood plan for the Near East Side was discussed last night at a community meeting held at the King Arts Complex. There, the latest draft of the master plan from PACT (Partners Achieving Community Transformation) was presented for review and feedback. The nearly completed plan is the result of two years of public […]

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New Plan Calls for Retail, Housing Development on Near East Side

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Plan Calls for Retail, Housing Development on Near East Side

Groundwork is being laid for a new transformative effort on the Near East Side that aims to breath new life into these near-Downtown communities. PACT (short for Partners Achieving Community Transformation) is a group of area stakeholders, residents and other community members who have spent the past two years putting together a plan to help revitalize key […]

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Master Planning Effort to Transform Near East Side Neighborhoods

Walker Evans Walker Evans Master Planning Effort to Transform Near East Side Neighborhoods

More than two years ago, a group of civic leaders announced a $10 million pledge from The Ohio State University to invest in neighborhood revitalization efforts surrounding the OSU Hospital East, located on Taylor Avenue. At that time, little detail was provided as to how that money would be spent or what it could be used for. […]

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Community Input Sought on Next Steps for East Franklinton Plan

Walker Evans Walker Evans Community Input Sought on Next Steps for East Franklinton Plan

Development plans in East Franklinton continue to chug right along at a steady clip. Just three months ago, the information gathering process kickstarted with a public input meeting and a series of interviews with neighborhood stakeholders. “Many of those stakeholders came from within East Franklinton, like major property owners and area commissioners,” says Brian Davis, Planning […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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

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