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Olde Towne East

Located just east of downtown Columbus, the neighborhood was once known as the “Silk Stocking District” in reference to the expensive clothing worn by its wealthy inhabitants. After World War II, however, its rich residents were gone, having died or relocated to distant suburbs. The interstate highway system introduced in the 1950s also contributed to the area’s decline. OTE began to transition in the 1990s and continues to draw new residents.

What Happened to Olde Towne East’s Bryden Road?

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From Delicious Real Estate: What Happened to Olde Towne East’s Bryden Road? From Priceless to Plumbing-less, the crown jewel of Olde Towne East is surviving a tremendous reversal of fortune. After decades of neglect, Bryden Road betweeen I-71 and Nelson Road rose to prominence in the beginning of this decade. In 2003, the average Sold […]


Best Art Gallery of 2008: Chop Chop Gallery

Anne Evans Anne Evans

While sometimes overlooked, the Chop Chop Gallery was voted as the the number one art gallery space in Columbus in 2008. This Parsons Avenue gallery opened in mid-2006 and was created as a collective space to be used not only for art shows and events, but also as a workshop and workspace for a variety […]

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Black Creek Bistro buying Columbus Music Hall

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Business First of Columbus wrote Black Creek Bistro nearing deal to buy Columbus Music Hall Friday, August 29, 2008 by Dan Eaton An historic east-side spot that has hosted all manner of sights and sounds in the past two decades could become a home for tastes and pleasant aromas in its next life. The owners […]


Firestone Mansion will be coming down soon


Press Release wrote COLUMBUS LANDMARKS FOUNDATION’S RESPONSE TO IMMINENT DEMOLITION OF 1266 E. BROAD ST. Physical evidence at the Joseph Firestone Mansion located at 1266 E. Broad Street suggests that demolition is imminent. Columbus Landmarks Foundation (CLF) is disappointed with the Columbus Foundation’s decision to demolish this hjstoric building as part of the restoration and […]


Columbus Music Hall to shut doors soon

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Columbus Music Hall to shut doors soon as owner plans retirement Saturday, April 5, 2008 BY AARON BECK Central Ohio will lose a much-loved concert venue — a “music-first” outlet for 20 years — when the Columbus Music Hall closes at month’s end. “I’m ready to move on,” owner Becky Ogden said. […]


2007: Trolley Market + Franklin Park Condominiums

 Submitted News 2007: Trolley Market + Franklin Park Condominiums

Franklin Park Condominiums merge green living with cosmopolitan urban lifestyle Located one block south of Franklin Park, the city’s premier urban park, Franklin Park Condominiums are within two blocks of the restored historic enclaves of Franklin Park South, Franklin Avenue and Bryden Road. This unique development infuses Art Noveau’s ‘green’ ideas of the past with […]


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