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Annexed to the city in 1862, Italian Village was one of Columbus’s first suburbs. It is bounded by I-670 on the south, Fifth Avenue on the north, North High Street on the west, and the Conrail railroad tracks to the east. A mix of Italian and Irish immigrants resided in the area in the 1890s, and Italianate style architecture is prevalent.

Mr. Hummus Grill Expanding with New Restaurant in Italian Village

Susan Post Susan Post Mr. Hummus Grill Expanding with New Restaurant in Italian Village

Work is underway on a long-vacant building in Italian Village. Mr. Hummus Grill will transform 1131 N. Fourth St. into its second Central Ohio restaurant. The authentic Lebanese eatery had its beginnings as a food truck in 2015. After three years, calls from fans for a dine-in restaurant accumulated as the food truck grew in […]

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Budd Dairy Food Hall Sets Opening Date

Susan Post Susan Post Budd Dairy Food Hall Sets Opening Date

April 6 is the big day for Budd Dairy Food Hall, which will officially open its doors at 1086 N. Fourth St. in Italian Village after months of COVID-19-related delays. Budd Dairy Food Hall has been just over three years in the making. The chef-driven food hall concept from Cameron Mitchell Restaurants was initially announced […]

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Cluck Norris Added to Budd Dairy Lineup

Susan Post Susan Post Cluck Norris Added to Budd Dairy Lineup

Budd Dairy Food Hall is announcing a new vendor ahead of its anticipated spring debut. Cluck Norris will join the nine-kitchen lineup, replacing previously announced vendor Darista. Serving up “ass-kickin’ chicken,” Cluck Norris will offer a streamlined menu of crispy chicken dishes. Chicken tenders are hand-cut and dipped to order, served with a choice of […]

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Apartments Proposed for North Fourth Street Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Apartments Proposed for North Fourth Street Site

A five-story apartment building has been proposed for 1020 N. Fourth St., a site currently occupied by the Hyer Hookah Lounge. The proposed building would hold a total of 62 apartments and a 1,200-square-foot commercial space on the ground floor. A parking garage with room for 96 cars would occupy a basement level as well […]

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Jeffrey Park Office, Parkside on Pearl Both Heading Back to Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Jeffrey Park Office, Parkside on Pearl Both Heading Back to Commission

A new plan for the final phases of the Jeffrey Park development will be heard by the Italian Village Commission this month. In 2019, Thrive Companies proposed building a large parking garage topped by as much as 140,000 square feet of office space – and perhaps several floors of apartments – at the southern end […]

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New Event Venue Opening in Italian Village Next Year

Susan Post Susan Post New Event Venue Opening in Italian Village Next Year

Work is underway on a new event venue in Italian Village. A recently-vacant building just north of the Columbus Electrical Works at 777 N. Fourth St. will find new life as the Edison. It’s the latest addition to the BTTS Holdings portfolio, which also operates Brookshire in Lewis Center, WatersEdge in Hilliard, The Estate in […]

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Development Roundup: November 2020 Edition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: November 2020 Edition

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news from Clintonville, Driving Park, Italian Village and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: Demand for the affordable senior units at The Livingston has been high, according to the project’s developer, Woda Cooper […]

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