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41-Year-Old Mama’s Pasta and Brew to Close in November

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega 41-Year-Old Mama’s Pasta and Brew to Close in November

Though it didn’t come as a surprise, many were disappointed yesterday, when Mama’s Pasta & Brew announced that they’d close their doors on November 30. Located at 23 Campus Pl., the restaurant has changed names and hands many times over the years, and was purchased by Campus Partners affiliate Redstone Realty Company, LLC for redevelopment. […]

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University City Kroger Will Close in October

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega University City Kroger Will Close in October

After nearly 60 years of business, The Kroger Co.’s University City store, located at 2913 Olentangy River Rd., will close, according to a press release distributed on Thursday. The property’s landlord has chosen to redevelop the site and terminate the company’s lease, effective Monday, October 16. “It has been an honor to serve the University […]

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Historic Weisheimer Building Slated for Renovation

Walker Evans Walker Evans Historic Weisheimer Building Slated for Renovation

If you buy your vacuum cleaner parts and supplies from Weisheimer’s, you’ll soon need to find a new place to do so. Local real estate firm Capitol Equities is in the process of purchasing the building with plans for a historic renovation. “We’re really excited about this opportunity because it’s a true historic building with wood […]

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Two Story Renovation Plan Approved for Lane Avenue Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Two Story Renovation Plan Approved for Lane Avenue Building

The structure at 1515 Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington has been through a lot of planning revisions over the past year and a half. In late 2014, a proposal surfaced that would see the existing building demolished and replaced with a new two-story Northstar Cafe restaurant and company offices. That plan fizzled out, and in […]

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Renovations Begin on The Madison Mixed-Use Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans Renovations Begin on The Madison Mixed-Use Development

The long-vacant Madison’s Department Store and White-Haines Buildings, located prominently on High Street between Gay Street and Long Street, have often been considered one of the biggest eyesores Downtown. Last summer, the City of Columbus began to pursue action against the property’s former owners, which prompted the sale of the properties to Day Companies, a […]

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The List: 14 Most Endangered Buildings in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 14 Most Endangered Buildings in Columbus

Columbus Landmarks announced its second annual “Most Endangered Buildings” list on Thursday, expanding it from a total of 13 last year to 14 this year. The list is intended to draw attention to local historic buildings or properties that are in danger of demolition or destruction in hopes that they can be saved. New places […]

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Owner Now Looking to Sell Downtown Building, Not Demolish It

Brent Warren Brent Warren Owner Now Looking to Sell Downtown Building, Not Demolish It

Plans to demolish a three-story brick building at 330 Oak Street appear to be off the table, as the owner of the property now is actively looking to sell the former pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane, Inc.(BIRI), an affiliate of Roxane Laboratories, submitted an application to the Downtown Commission last month to demolish the […]

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