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Bounded by I-70 on the north, B&O Railway to the east and south, and the I-270 Outerbelt on the south and west, the Hilltop spans 15 miles on the city’s west side and is home to about 70,000 people. The neighborhood can be traced back to 1888, when the Sullivant family settled there. Most of its neighborhoods were established by the 1940s.

Winning Design Announced for Affordable Housing Competition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Winning Design Announced for Affordable Housing Competition

The sponsors of an affordable housing design competition have announced the winner; a two-story house featuring a front porch “conservatory” that can be converted into living space as a family grows. In addition to receiving a $5,000 first prize, the winning team – Tim Lai AchirtecT, Titan Facility Services and COhatch – will now have […]

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New Karl Road Library Opens, Hilltop Branch to be Next

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Karl Road Library Opens, Hilltop Branch to be Next

The new Karl Road Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library officially opened for business earlier this month. A ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for the new building, located at 5590 Karl Rd., was held on September 9. A similar event is scheduled for September 30 to celebrate the opening of a newly renovated and expanded […]

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Sullivant Avenue Public Art Project Prepares Hilltop Residents for Improvements, ‘Brightens Up’ Area

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Sullivant Avenue Public Art Project Prepares Hilltop Residents for Improvements, ‘Brightens Up’ Area

Along with the $10 million in improvements on Sullivant Avenue — including new sidewalks, improved streetlights, traffic signals, bus bulbs and parklets set to be underway next year — is a $200,000 public art project to get residents ready for the changes, and liven up the street. Sullivant Bright is a project by Designing Local […]

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Competition Seeks Affordable Housing Prototype

Brent Warren Brent Warren Competition Seeks Affordable Housing Prototype

Can a new house be built on a vacant lot in Columbus for less than $170,000? And can that design be easily replicated or adapted to fit into a different neighborhood, on a different vacant lot? A new competition is offering a prize of $5,000 to the person or team that comes up with the […]

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Columbus’ First Refillery Opens in Westgate

Susan Post Susan Post Columbus’ First Refillery Opens in Westgate

A first-of-its kind store for the city has opened in Westgate. Koko, 15 N. Westmoor Ave., mixes its refillery, a first for Columbus, along with a number of other sustainable living products for a curation of apothecary, household cleaning items and more. At the refillery, customers are able to do what the name implies – […]

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Hilltop Art Hop

  Hilltop Art Hop

Join us for an evening of live entertainment, light refreshments, and fresh art. Enjoy works by featured artists David Stichweh and lynda McClanahan. Musical entertainment by John Schnabel. We are generously sponsored by the Greater Columbus Arts Council. Questions? Contact [email protected] Participating businesses include 3060 ARTWORKS, Third Way Cafe, Clay Street Ceramics, and The Design […]

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Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Starts Canning from New Production Facility

Susan Post Susan Post Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Starts Canning from New Production Facility

Wolf’s Ridge Brewing is ready to stretch its legs with an additional 20,000 square feet of space. The Downtown brewery has officially taken over the former Four String Brewing production facility at 660 N. Hague Ave. Outgrowing its 215 N. Fourth St. complex, which includes the brewery, restaurant, taproom and event space the Hickory Room, […]

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