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Office Space Tour Series Launches for Downtown Entrepreneurs

Walker Evans Walker Evans Office Space Tour Series Launches for Downtown Entrepreneurs

Interested in setting up a new office Downtown? Then the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District (SID) is here to help. “As more and more people turn their attention to the urban core, we want to showcase the variety of office space options,” explains SID Business Recruiter (and event tour guide) Kacey Brankamp. “The SID knows […]

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Orbit Design’s bright aqua building makes a great photo backdrop

Anne Evans Anne Evans Orbit Design’s bright aqua building makes a great photo backdrop

Have you ever used the bright aqua building in the Short North as a backdrop for a photo? A lot of people have. The 1200 square foot building used to be a car wash but now houses the two person design firm Orbit Design. It was started in 1994 by Gina Cronley and Kris Harrison. […]

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At Home: Sunny Space Near Grandview

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Sunny Space Near Grandview

When Omar Noory walked into the sunny 600 square foot apartment near Grandview, he knew he liked it. He had been wanting a place in Harrison West, Victorian Village or Grandview and this apartment fit the bill. It had hardwood floors, big windows for lots of natural light, and plenty of character in the wood […]

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At Work: These Are Things’ pretty home office

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Work: These Are Things’ pretty home office

For my office tour this month on The Metropreneur, I visited the lovely home office of Jen Adrion and Omar Noory. The two have been running These Are Things, their modern and beautiful map and design business out of their home since February of 2010. You may be happy to find out, that if you […]

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At Work: Sparkspace’s Inspiring Business Retreat

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Work: Sparkspace’s Inspiring Business Retreat

For this month’s At Work column on TheMetropreneur, I spoke with Mark Henson, the chief imagination officer of Sparkspace in the Arena District. In 2000, he developed the idea of building a company around a business retreat center model while working for the design firm Fitch. He started Sparkspace in a 900 square foot space […]

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