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Hilliard

Situated between Big Darby Creek (on the west) and the Scioto River (on the east), Hilliard has a mix of residential and commercial development. The suburb was platted by John Hilliard in 1853, and it has retained several historic buildings, including its original train station, which is located at Weaver Park, and several residences in the historic district along Norwich Street.

COTA adds Hilliard-to-OSU Express Route and More

Walker Evans Walker Evans COTA adds Hilliard-to-OSU Express Route and More

COTA has just announced their seasonal route updates that will take effect on May 4th. One of the biggest changes is the addition of the #66 express bus that runs between Hilliard and OSU four times per day during the morning and evening commutes. Additional route changes and upgrades affect lines 1, 5, 6, 8, […]

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Suburbs are getting Parking Garages and Gateways

Walker Evans Walker Evans

So, what sort of hot topics are the suburban mayors thinking about in 2009? A pair of Dispatch articles yesterday reveals two major items: new parking garages being built into denser projects, and new entry point gateways serving as new welcome signs for different areas. The article on parking decks reveal that Gahanna may be […]

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New developments bring work, play closer

Walker Evans Walker Evans New developments bring work, play closer

The Dispatch wrote Developments bring work, play closer Monday, November 17, 2008 BY MARK FERENCHIK The Oak Park development, rising from a Dublin field in Union County, will contain a bit of everything — town homes and single-family houses, stores, offices and restaurants. The deal is that, if you live there, you can walk or […]

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Suburbs brace for impact during financial crunch

Walker Evans Walker Evans Suburbs brace for impact during financial crunch

The Dispatch wrote Suburbs brace for impact Wednesday, July 16, 2008 BY MARTIN ROZENMAN, DEAN NARCISO, JIM WOODS AND ALAYNA DEMARTINI When Columbus starts talking about a financial emergency, suburban officials cast nervous glances over their shoulders. “Everybody gets concerned when Columbus has a bad year, since they’ve lifted us up in past years,” said […]

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Lower price this year for Franklin County Fair

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lower price this year for Franklin County Fair

columbuslocalnews.com wrote Lower price this year for ‘Over the Top’ Franklin County Fair By KEVIN CORVO Saturday, July 5, 2008 Price reductions of any kind are few and far between these days, but general admission to the 2008 Franklin County Fair is less than the previous year. However, only those skipping the midway rides will […]

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The Columbus Crew will probably practice in Hilliard

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Columbus Crew will probably practice in Hilliard

The Dispatch wrote Crew will probably practice in Hilliard Wednesday, May 21, 2008 BY MIKE PRAMIK AND SHAWN MITCHELL Hilliard has emerged as the likely site of a $19.5 million Columbus Crew practice facility and central Ohio youth soccer complex. An official with Pizzuti Cos., which is representing the Crew in selecting a location for […]

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Suburbs revitalize their downtown areas

Walker Evans Walker Evans Suburbs revitalize their downtown areas

The Dispatch wrote Suburbs revitalize their old downtowns, or build new ones, as community focal points Friday, January 25, 2008 BY MARTIN ROZENMAN Gahanna did it. Hilliard is about to do it. Now, Grove City plans to do it. Creating town centers to renovate slumping downtowns is hot among central Ohio suburbs. Some have them […]

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