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Fast-Casual Somali Restaurant Coming to North Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast-Casual Somali Restaurant Coming to North Market

The North Market announced this morning that Hoyo’s Kitchen — a Somali restaurant located in the Columbus Square Shopping Center on the city’s northeast side — will be opening a fast-casual concept of the same name within the Downtown public market. “The addition of Hoyo’s Kitchen to the historic North Market is much bigger than simply a […]

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Market Tower: More on Parking, Public Spaces, and the Case for Going Big

Brent Warren Brent Warren Market Tower: More on Parking, Public Spaces, and the Case for Going Big

Wednesday’s news that the City of Columbus has chosen the Wood Companies and Schiff Capital to develop the parking lot next to the North Market  generated plenty of discussion about the plan, which proposes building a 35-story tower on the site. When Columbus Underground sat down to discuss the proposal earlier this week with the development team […]

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Plans Moving Forward to Build 35-Story Tower on North Market Parking Lot

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plans Moving Forward to Build 35-Story Tower on North Market Parking Lot

The City of Columbus has chosen a 35-story tower as the winning proposal for the North Market parking lot. The proposal, called Market Tower, is from the Wood Companies and Schiff Capital Group. It would consist of approximately 200 residential units above office space, with restaurant and retail uses on the first two floors. The […]

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Demolitions Proposed to Make Room for Temporary North Market Parking

Walker Evans Walker Evans Demolitions Proposed to Make Room for Temporary North Market Parking

Tomorrow morning, the Downtown Commission will review a request to tear down three buildings to make room for new surface parking lots. If approved, small single-story warehouse-style structures at 501 Armstrong St. 135 Spruce St. and 165 W. Vine St. would be razed, and temporary parking lots would take their place to better serve North Market […]

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Three Development Ideas Considered for North Market Parking Lot

Brent Warren Brent Warren Three Development Ideas Considered for North Market Parking Lot

The City of Columbus has narrowed the list of finalists to develop the North Market parking lot to three. Nationwide Realty Investors, Pizzuti, and the Wood Companies/Schiff Capital Group are the developers that made the cut. “We look forward to continuing our evaluation with these three teams,” said Development Director Steve Schoeny. “When we reviewed […]

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Steam Opening New Restaurant Inside the North Market

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Steam Opening New Restaurant Inside the North Market

The North Market is getting a new merchant. Steam, originally serving Italian Village from inside Little Rock Bar, is bringing its buns to the Market in the new year. The concept was started by chef Marcus Meacham. Earlier this year, Meacham took over some space at Little Rock to offer his mantou bun sandwiches to […]

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Community Input Solicited for North Market Development Proposal

Walker Evans Walker Evans Community Input Solicited for North Market Development Proposal

Back in September, representatives from the City of Columbus and the North Market jointly announced that they would begin a public process to solicit proposals for the redevelopment of the North Market parking lot, which is owned by the City of Columbus. Tonight, the same representatives called together a public input session to solicit input […]

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