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Black Point Opens in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Black Point Opens in The Short North

Hyde Park continues its takeover of the I-670 Cap in The Short North with today’s opening of Black Point, a new restaurant in the former Sushi Rock space at 570 North High Street. Black Point’s menu features seafood, sushi and steaks with stylish modern decor and what the owners describe as a social/energetic atmosphere. “We enjoy […]


Bistro 608 Proposed for The Short North

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bistro 608 Proposed for The Short North

North High Street in the Short North is getting a face lift in a major way. With work well underway on The Joseph, new businesses are ready to try their luck in the middle of this cultural hub. Among them is Bistro 608, which hopes to open at 608 North High Street. The site is […]


Mixed Use Project on Poplar in Victorian Village Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Mixed Use Project on Poplar in Victorian Village Moving Forward

Local developer Stelios Giannopoulos is moving forward with his plans to build a three-story mixed use building on a small parking lot on West Poplar Street. The lot, which is less than a quarter acre and overlooks I-670, sits just west of the High Street Cap. The new building will include ground floor commercial space […]


Construction Roundup – December 2011

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup – December 2011

The warm weather we’ve been having so far this winter (knock on wood) has been great for construction work around the City of Columbus. The two tallest and most noticeable buildings currently under construction are the new Downtown Hilton Hotel and the OSU Medical Center expansion. Other projects include the new Nationwide office building Downtown, […]


Chicago Studies the Innovative I-670 Highway Cap in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Chicago Studies the Innovative I-670 Highway Cap in Columbus

A new blog post on the Chicago Tribune website reveals that transit planning experts in the Windy City are closely studying our I-670 Cap in the Short North to learn some best practices for their own projects. The I-670 cap was developed to help bridge the gap on High Street between Downtown and The Short […]


CU Podcast Episode #08: Coffee with David Meleca

Walker Evans Walker Evans

In this week’s podcast we meet up with David Meleca, the President of Meleca Architecture, who was the firm responsible for the design of the I-670 cap project over High Street. David talks about the history of the project, as well as what the future could hold with additional highway caps in the upcoming 70/71 […]


Safer ride sought on I-670 through Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Safer ride sought on I-670 Tuesday, September 9, 2008 BY TIM DOULIN Everything comes at you fast when you’re driving on I-670 near Downtown. Drivers coming off I-70 and Rt. 315 to eastbound I-670 must contend with vehicles entering or exiting at Neil Avenue or 3rd or 4th streets in quick succession. […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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