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Only 10 Surface Parking Lots Remain on High Street in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Only 10 Surface Parking Lots Remain on High Street in The Short North

Surface parking lots are often referred to as the scourge of urban neighborhoods. And they’re officially an endangered species in The Short as far as High Street is concerned. “We’re living in a period of metamorphosis that is is fascinating and exciting for planner types to watch,” says Kyle Ezell, OSU Associate Professor of Practice in City […]


Students Showcase Innovative Ideas for Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Yesterday afternoon, students in OSU’s City and Regional Planning Program presented their “Planning Innovations” class project to a community panel of judges consisting of Mike Brown, Elizabeth Lessner and myself. We were tasked with reviewing video presentations created by 20 students, quizzing them with a bit of Q&A about their project concepts, and then selecting […]


CU Podcast Episode #07: Coffee with Kyle Ezell

Walker Evans Walker Evans

In this week’s podcast we meet up for coffee with Kyle Ezell, a city planner, author, and teacher in the City & Regional Planning Department at The Ohio State University. Kyle shares with us some of his opinions about life in Columbus, various ongoing developments, and reveals his latest idea, FreeDigs; a rent-free incubator designed […]


OSU Students pitch ways to better city

Stu Nicholson Stu Nicholson

The Dispatch wrote Students pitch ways to better city Tuesday, December 9, 2008 BY ELIZABETH GIBSON Parking spots reserved for fuel-efficient cars, a text-messaging system that would tell riders when their bus should arrive and a sandy public beach on the banks of the Scioto River. None of these exist, but Ohio State University urban-planning […]


WCRS Presents: Citizens Summit Special

Walker Evans Walker Evans

WCRS 102.1/98.3 FM Presents: Citizens Summit Special WCRS 102.1/98.3 LPFM Columbus’ Community Radio Station will present a special feature on the 2012 Bicentennial Citizen’s Summit. Program will include speeches by the keynote speaker, Bishop Timothy Clark, and Mayor Mike Coleman as well as some of the questions posed to the audience. All this included with […]


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