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Old Oaks

Located just east of Downtown Columbus, the neighborhood’s construction mainly took place between 1892 and 1922. Its residences are predominantly 2.5-story brick homes with large front porches. Old Oaks is bounded on the west by homes on Ohio Avenue, on the east by homes on Kimball Place, on the north by Mooberry Street, and on the south by Livingston Avenue.

3rd Annual Rickenbacker Woods Holiday Lights Tour in Old Oaks

  3rd Annual Rickenbacker Woods Holiday Lights Tour in Old Oaks

All aboard! On 12/14 from 6 – 8pm join us for our 3rd annual lights tour in the neighborhood of Old Oaks! Buses will depart every 30 minutes so that you can enjoy the beauty of the houses and decorations and even vote in the Old Oaks Holiday Lights Contest! Our 3rd Annual Holiday Bazaar […]

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Old Oaks Yard Sale

  Old Oaks Yard Sale

Join us on Saturday, June 8th from 10am to 2pm for a fun treasure hunt that takes place in the beautiful Old Oaks Historic District! (from Ohio to Kelton between Mooberry to Livingston.) Old Oaks residents may register their sale here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdbqjfhkZh3mqN9VMMGet5eFZP6DLdMui3hYY-Wf9f0f3qshQ/viewform? A map of participating homes will be released closer to event. Also, be […]

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Columbus Art Walks & Landmark Talks-Near South

  Columbus Art Walks & Landmark Talks-Near South

Columbus Art Walks and Landmark Talks are 1-hour tours guided by expert historians from the Columbus Landmarks Foundation, and designed to highlight public art, architecture and historical sites in neighborhoods around Columbus. See the Architecture of the Old Oaks Historic District, the Chic Harley Memorial Garden, the stained glass windows of the Holy Rosary & […]

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Old Oaks Home and Garden Tour

  Old Oaks Home and Garden Tour

This self-guided walking tour will feature charming historic homes, enchanting gardens, and entertainment spaces in the Old Oaks Historic District just east of downtown Columbus. View the ongoing historic preservation efforts and landscaping of its residents while getting ideas for your own home and garden. You will see homes that reflect different architectural styles, decorating […]

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Woods Development Group is Betting on the Near East Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren Woods Development Group is Betting on the Near East Side

Over the past several years, Columbus Underground has featured in-depth interviews with many established developers in Columbus, including Brett Kaufman, Michael Schiff, Mark Wood, and Doug Borror. Those conversations focused on the Short North more than any other neighborhood, in part because that is where the developers were doing their most significant work, and in […]

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Momentum Building in Historic Old Oaks Neighborhood

Brent Warren Brent Warren Momentum Building in Historic Old Oaks Neighborhood

While the campus of Nationwide Children’s Hospital continues to expand – with two new six-story buildings currently under construction – redevelopment on a much smaller scale just a few blocks to the east has residents and city officials optimistic about the potential turnaround of a historic neighborhood. The Old Oaks Historic District (bordered by I-70 […]

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History Lesson: The growth of Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: The growth of Nationwide Children’s Hospital

On Sunday June 10th, Nationwide Children’s Hospital will host a community-wide celebration and will officially open the new wing on June 20! According to U.S. News and World Report (with data obtained from the American Hospital Association as recently as April 2012) Nationwide Children’s Hospital is ranked nationally in 10 pediatric specialties and is a […]

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