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New Owner Moving Forward with Italian Village Project

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Owner Moving Forward with Italian Village Project

A plan to build a 14-unit residential development at the southwest corner of East Fifth Avenue and North Fourth Street is moving forward. A new ownership team brought the project back to the Italian Village Commission last month with some minor tweaks to the design. Those changes were approved, and construction on the project is […]

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Project Update: Budd Dairy

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: Budd Dairy

Although renovation work in the former Budd Dairy building in Italian Village is not set to begin for another month or two, the new-build development immediately to its north is nearing completion. Kevin Lykens, owner of the Lykens Companies, said that the 36-unit, four-story building will likely open for residents by the end of September, […]

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Commission Hears from Neighbors of Proposed 15-Story Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Commission Hears from Neighbors of Proposed 15-Story Building

The architect of a proposed 15-story building at the corner of Rich and Fourth streets presented the concept to the Downtown Commission this morning. George Berardi, Managing Partner of Berardi + Partners, walked through the plans and received largely favorable comments from commissioners. He said that the developer – Town Inn Co., LLC, an affiliate […]

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Fast Forward: North Fourth Street in Italian Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: North Fourth Street in Italian Village

While the High Street stretch of the Short North has become very well known as ground zero for construction, there’s an even larger amount of new development occurring along the strip of North Fourth Street in Italian Village just two blocks east. Just a few short years ago, this street was best known for being […]

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St. James Tavern Closes Temporarily Due to Fire

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega St. James Tavern Closes Temporarily Due to Fire

Part of North Fourth Street was blocked off around noon yesterday as the Columbus Fire Department extinguished a fire at St. James Tavern. Few details were released about the incident, but according to a post on the Italian Village’s Facebook page, the fire was contained to the storage room and resulted in no injuries. There […]

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Redevelopment of Spring Cleaners Site in Italian Village Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren Redevelopment of Spring Cleaners Site in Italian Village Approved

The redevelopment of the Spring Cleaners site at the northwest corner of North Fourth Street and East First Avenue was approved last week by the Italian Village Commission. The project calls for demolishing the existing one-story building and replacing it with a three-story mixed-use building featuring 27 one-bedroom apartments and two ground-level retail spaces. “We […]

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175-Unit Apartment Building Among New Proposals Submitted for Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren 175-Unit Apartment Building Among New Proposals Submitted for Italian Village

Snyder Barker Investments, the local developer behind Aston Place in Victorian Village and the Broadview in Fifth by Northwest, has submitted a proposal to the Italian Village Commission to redevelop two large parcels currently occupied by Acorn Distributors, a janitorial and foodservice supply company. The plan calls for demolishing the existing 50,000 square foot warehouse building […]

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