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Italian Village

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.

Midnight Hookah in Italian Village now open


I went by this place while heading south on Mt Pleasant from 5th Ave and was wondering when this had happened, since I had never heard of this place and it’s definitely tucked away. It’s within walking distance from my place and Bristol Bar. I’ll probably be checking it out soon. Always nice to have […]


Summit and Fourth Could be Going Two-Way

Walker Evans Walker Evans Summit and Fourth Could be Going Two-Way

  NBC4i.com wrote Study May Change Downtown Driving  Monday, Nov 17, 2008 By Donna Willis The city wants to increase safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and residents along 4th and Summit streets. The study focuses on changing 4th and Summit streets from one-way to two-way streets. The reason for the safety plan is too many motorists […]


Italian Village Society November Meeting Report

 Cyclist Italian Village Society November Meeting Report

I attended the Italian Village Society meeting last night at Short Stop Youth Center at 3rd and High. The meeting opened with a resident’s concern about the removal of mature trees along Pearl St. as part of the current Bollinger Tower project. No one knew why they were removed, and the resident was rather upset. […]


Jeffrey Place may add medical office buildings

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Medical offices new twist to old site Wednesday, May 21, 2008 BY MARK FERENCHIK Where Joe Recchie once planned condos and apartments on the old Jeffrey Mining site near Downtown, the developer now wants a medical office park. Recchie’s National Community Builders has applied for a $3 million Ohio Jobs Ready Sites […]


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