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The Drexel Radio Café is Closing for Renovations

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Drexel Radio Café is Closing for Renovations

Next Monday, July 18th, The Drexel Theatre Radio Café will be closing for renovations with no reopening date yet determined. The cafe space is being reviewed by Friends of the Drexel, Inc. to determine the best use of that portion of the building. “Our community and the movie industry have undergone significant changes during the […]


CMA Reopens Renovated Historical Section

Anne Evans Anne Evans CMA Reopens Renovated Historical Section

After nearly a year of renovations, the Columbus Museum of Art is reopening its 1931 Italian Renaissance Revival building. The Elizabeth M. and Richard M. Ross Building renovations began on October 12, 2009 and include: the transformation of Derby Court, adding a Center for Creativity, new seating, improved acoustics and other renovations in the auditorium, […]


Wall Street “Inspirations” to Spark New Retail Ideas

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The Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District held their annual meeting on Wednesday, and provided a recap of everything they’ve accomplished in the past year. Additionally, a creative eye was cast upon the future through some new conceptual renderings showcasing retail opportunities along Wall Street, just south of the Lazarus Building. We spoke with Kacey Brankamp, […]


Sawyer Towers & Lincoln Park May Be Renovated

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The Dispatch reported on Wednesday that Massachusettes-based VVT Management has put in a bid to buy both of the Sawyer Towers and Lincoln Park properties from the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority for a total of $4.2 million. According to VVT Management’s website they “specialize in the acquisition, revitalization and management of undervalued and distressed real […]


Some Section 8 to be Renovated, Not Razed

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The following discussion is about the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority wanting to sell some of the section 8 housing it owns so the properties can be renovated instead of being demolished.


Lazarus Building Storefronts Ready by Spring 2009

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With the City Center pedestrian skywalk completely dismantled, many are itching for updates on what’s to be done with the near-empty downtown mall. While we wait for the Mayor’s office to throw us a bone, we shouldn’t be ignoring the renovations taking place just on the other side of High Street at the old Lazarus […]


Columbus Architectural Salvage featured in The Alive

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  The Alive wrote Salvaged beauty  Thursday, October 16, 2008 By Brittany Kress There’s so many doors stacked in rows at Columbus Architectural Salvage, it’s like oversized dominoes. Chris Sauer hopes the home fixtures and vintage building materials he’s amassed in his Grandview warehouse are put to use – whether it’s for their original purpose […]


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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!