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Italian Village Church Building to be Saved Following Fire

Walker Evans Walker Evans Italian Village Church Building to be Saved Following Fire

The structure at 285 East Fourth Avenue in Italian Village will be able to be saved, following a fire that broke out there on Saturday night. Owner and developer Joe Armeni said that after meeting with structural engineers and architects this morning, the building has been determined to still be in salvageable condition. “The fire […]

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Photos: Fire Chars Empty Italian Village Church Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Fire Chars Empty Italian Village Church Building

A fire broke out last night at an empty church building at 285 East 4th Avenue in Italian Village. The building is owned by neighborhood developer Joe Armeni, who told Columbus Underground last year about plans to renovate the building into eight condo units while filling in the surrounding lot with new townhome buildings. There’s no […]

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Urban Neighborhoods Seeing More New Single-Family Homes

Brent Warren Brent Warren Urban Neighborhoods Seeing More New Single-Family Homes

As new construction reaches a fevered pitch in the central city neighborhoods of Columbus, it’s worth pointing out that it’s not just multi-story apartment buildings with ground-floor retail that are getting approved and built. New single-family housing is increasingly being offered as an alternative, both for people interested in more space than an apartment offers […]

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Proposal Calls for Condos in Historic Church, New Townhomes

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Calls for Condos in Historic Church, New Townhomes

A new proposal calls for the conversion of a historic Italian Village church into eight condominiums. The vacant lot next door to the church would see two new, four-story buildings. Together the new buildings would hold 14 townhome-style condominiums, each with parking on the first floor and three floors of living space above. The proposal […]

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Joe Armeni on 30 Years of Rehabs and New-Builds in the Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Joe Armeni on 30 Years of Rehabs and New-Builds in the Short North

Joe Armeni has had a front row seat for the Short North’s long transition from troubled to trendy. As a realtor and developer – he heads up New Victorians as well as a RE/MAX office based in Harrison West – Armeni has been living and working in the neighborhood for more than 30 years.  His long […]

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New Victorians Staying Busy With Multiple Italian Village Projects

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Victorians Staying Busy With Multiple Italian Village Projects

Local developer New Victorians is staying busy in Italian Village, with one project sold, one about to start, and two more working their way through the variance and area commission process. Joe Armeni, who heads up New Victorians as well as a RE/MAX realty office based in Harrison West, recently updated us on where the […]

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