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Merion Village

Located in south Columbus near German Village, the neighborhood is named for Nathaniel Merion, who settled there in 1809. German, Irish, Italian, and Hungarian immigrants flocked to the area during the mid-19th century. Merion Village is home to eight churches, including St. Leo’s, which opened a free parochial school that didn’t charge tuition until the early 1970s.

Merion Village’s Annual Garden Tour

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Merion Village: The South Side’s Gem Whether you’re an long-time south sider, a new neighbor or just a curious visitor, you’ll quickly find that Merion Village is one of the most vibrant and diverse historic neighborhoods in central Ohio. Located in South Columbus near German Village and downtown, Merion Village provides a fantastic view of […]

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Walkers discover hidden gems in Merion Village

  Walkers discover hidden gems in Merion Village

The Dispatch wrote Walkers discover hidden gems in Merion Village neighborhood Sunday, September 28, 2008 BY SUZANNE HOHOLIK THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH They all have stories to tell. Some are 100 years old, some are younger, and about 40 people walked the streets of Merion Village today to hear their tales. What they heard was about […]

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Tour to highlight Merion Village landmarks

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This Week News wrote Tour to highlight Merion Village landmarks Wednesday, September 24, 2008 By DAVID J. CROSS The Columbus Landmarks Foundation will hold a walking tour of Merion Village this weekend. The walk will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 28. The tour begins at the Merion Village Information Center, 1330 […]

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Merion Village’s Ninth Annual Garden Tour

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The Alive wrote Garden glimpses Story & Photos by Bryan Bullock July 3, 2008 Each summer, Kathy Heinlein’s stout brick home erupts with colorful petals and leafy greens. While she loves to host garden parties for friends and neighbors, the rest of Columbus will get their chance to stroll Heinlein’s yard, and nine other splendid […]

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Council approves South Side Plan amendment

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This Week News wrote Council approves South Side amendment Thursday, February 14, 2008 DAVID J. CROSS Columbus City Council unanimously voted Monday to amend the city’s South Side Plan (84 page PDF) to include the remaining portion of Merion Village and Schumacher Place. The initial plan, completed in 2002, included the southern part of Merion […]

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19 Days into Urban In-Fill’s COTA Challenge

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Urban In-Fill wrote 19 Days January 19, 2008 by Jeff Nineteen days into the month and I’ve only used the car three times, and those times were for trips to and from work. Late hours and Sundays, when limited COTA schedules are the culprit. I’ve put a total of $30 in gas in the tank […]

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Amended South Side plan ready for review

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This Week News wrote Amended South Side plan ready for review Thursday, November 1, 2007 SUE HAGAN Merion Village and Schumacher Place residents can peek into the possible future of their neighborhoods during presentations of the Amended South Side plan tonight and next week. They will hear about a lot of ideas in the areas […]

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