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Grandview Yard Gets LEED Neighborhood Certification

Walker Evans Walker Evans Grandview Yard Gets LEED Neighborhood Certification

Only a small fraction of the 100+ acres of the Grandview Yard development footprint has been complete, but the project just landed a major feather in its cap with one of the first LEED-ND (Neighborhood Development) Silver designations in the Midwest. As recognized by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED-ND means that Grandview Yard […]

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Ted’s Montana Grill Has New Story and Menu

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Ted’s Montana Grill Has New Story and Menu

If you haven’t been to Ted’s Montana Grill before, or haven’t been in a while, now is the perfect opportunity to reacquaint yourself with what is, to a certain degree, a home-grown company. Although headquartered in Atlanta, Ted’s first restaurant opened in Columbus in 2002 at 191 West Nationwide Boulevard. When Ted’s opened, the focus […]


Burwell Townhomes Under Construction in Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Burwell Townhomes Under Construction in Short North

An upscale, four-unit townhome project by local developer Brad Howe is currently under construction and should be ready for residents to move in by the end of September. The building, dubbed The Burwell, is located at 42-48 East Fourth Avenue in Italian Village. Howe, who also developed the Jackson on High, sees a connection between […]

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Welcome to the Greenest House in Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Welcome to the Greenest House in Ohio

A newly built residence located at 258 N. 21st Street, in the NoBo development area of the King Lincoln District, was just awarded its LEED Platinum certification by the USGBC. That makes it the first LEED Platinum residential home in the state of Ohio. Several weeks ago I was invited to tour the home by […]


Schumacher Place getting new LEED townhomes

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Kossuth Green is the name of a new two-townhome development planned at 488 E. Kossuth Street (at the corner of Kossuth & Washington) in Schumacher Place. From their website: “With consideration to property assessment, building orientation, and the density factor, Kossuth Green focuses on sustainable design- which is our direction in the future of the […]


Lazarus Building Storefronts Ready by Spring 2009

Walker Evans Walker Evans

With the City Center pedestrian skywalk completely dismantled, many are itching for updates on what’s to be done with the near-empty downtown mall. While we wait for the Mayor’s office to throw us a bone, we shouldn’t be ignoring the renovations taking place just on the other side of High Street at the old Lazarus […]


The City Center Skywalk is Coming Down


DowntownColumbus.com wrote BEHOLD: BE-HOLED Tuesday, October 21st, 2008 Unlike other downtown structures, the Sky Bridge isn’t going out with a BOOM. There will be no explosions’ nor will there be implosions. But the big Bridge is going out in style. You might even say that it’s going out in unprecedentedly unique style. On October 22, […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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