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Lincoln Theatre Revamp under way for 2009 Opening

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The Alive wrote Crowning the King-Lincoln By John Ross July 3, 2008 Little more than a dirt floor, crumbling brick and a dilapidated marquee when renovations began earlier this year, the historic Lincoln Theatre is shaping up to become the crown jewel of the King-Lincoln District, once the city’s thriving African-American cultural hub. Opened in […]

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Hines to develop dancers, actors at Lincoln Theatre

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The Dispatch wrote Hines hopes to develop dancers, actors as Lincoln Theatre artistic director Tuesday, March 25, 2008 BY SHERRI WILLIAMS Standing outside the Lincoln Theatre yesterday, Broadway dancer Maurice Hines burst into fluid and flexible moves — his feet lightly tapping on the pavement, hips swirling and arms gracefully twisting in the air. Hines, […]

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More Long Street Corridor Improvement Coming

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Columbus Homes Blog wrote More Long Street Corridor Improvement Coming February 3rd, 2008 This recently vacant apartment building at the corner of 17th and Long just began a major rehab. The building has been owned, for nearly four years now, by the city of Columbus and was part of the city’s land bank program. Official […]

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Columbus Alive: Say buy-buy

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The Alive wrote Say buy-buy By John Ross January 31, 2008 For years, Walker and Anne Evans had rented an apartment in German Village, but the young couple recently started yearning for improvements most renters weren’t allowed to do themselves. They wanted to paint walls, maybe build a porch and enjoy a backyard. Itching to […]

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King Lincoln attracts public, private interest

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Business First wrote King Lincoln attracts public, private interest Friday, October 5, 2007 by Jeff Bell John Waddy Jr.’s friends call him the “Mayor of Long Street,” and the Columbus attorney doesn’t shirk from the responsibility that comes with an honorary title like that. That includes cheering on redevelopment efforts in the King Lincoln Arts […]

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Love of history drives King Lincoln restoration

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Business First wrote Love of history drives area restoration Friday, October 5, 2007 by Jeff Bell Pete Loscocco enjoys the sense of history he experiences every time he walks into the Alpha Building at the corner of Long and 17th streets in the King Lincoln Arts & Entertainment District. He said that feeling is a […]

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