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Historic Fire House to be Renovated in Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Historic Fire House to be Renovated in Franklinton

The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) and Heritage Ohio announced yesterday that the groups would be collaborating to renovate the historic Engine House #6 building, located at 540 West Broad Street in Franklinton. Most passers by will recognize the building as “Jimmie Rea’s Electronics,” which has had a sign on the building since 1975. Once […]

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New Budd Dairy Plan Calls for Office Space, Preservation of Two Warehouses

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Budd Dairy Plan Calls for Office Space, Preservation of Two Warehouses

The latest plan for the former Budd Dairy complex in Italian Village calls for over 40,000 square feet of office space spread over three buildings. A restaurant would occupy the front of the main building at 1086 North Fourth Street, while two warehouse buildings that sit to the east would be preserved and renovated under […]

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Bar and Restaurant Planned for Long-Empty Buildings in Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bar and Restaurant Planned for Long-Empty Buildings in Italian Village

A local contractor is moving forward with a bar and restaurant concept at a prominent corner in Italian Village. The first phase of the project involves the renovation of a 3,000 square foot garage at 200 East Fourth Ave. Once that building is complete, the plan is to expand the concept into the larger building […]

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New, Shorter Design Presented for Short North Office Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren New, Shorter Design Presented for Short North Office Building

The Wood Companies and Schiff Capital Group have scaled back their proposal to build on the city-owned parking lot at 711 North High Street in the Short North. The developers originally presented an 11-story concept for the site, but now will move forward with plans for a nine-story building after taking the latest iteration to […]

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Nightlife Review: Red Brick Tap & Grill

Jenna Taylor Jenna Taylor Nightlife Review: Red Brick Tap & Grill

Red Brick Tap & Grill is not just another sports bar. Think of it as a local-brewery-showcase-slash-local-ingredient-playground-slash-perfect-getaway-from-the-kids/girlfriend(s)/boss. Red Brick is home to seasonal hand-crafted cocktails, all of which are crowned with the names of your favorite super heroes from a spunky bar manager and her staff, and a kitchen whose executive chef isn’t afraid to […]

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Proposal Calls for 65 Apartments in Citizens Building at Gay and High

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Calls for 65 Apartments in Citizens Building at Gay and High

Edwards Companies has submitted plans to the Downtown Commission that call for a complete renovation of the Citizens Building at 51 North High Street. Many of the historic features of the building – such as the original two-story bank hall – would be restored, while the upper floors would be converted into 65 apartment units. […]

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Cream & Sugar Now Open in The Hilltop

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Cream & Sugar Now Open in The Hilltop

The Dairy Queen that’s sat at 2185 Sullivant Avenue for more years than most of us can remember is now no more. A once-frequented stop for haloed ice-cream treats on hot, summer days, the DQ eventually became a victim of changing time, landscape, and attitude. In its stead now sits Cream & Sugar, a coffee […]

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