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Upscale Indian Bistro Opening Soon in Downtown Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Upscale Indian Bistro Opening Soon in Downtown Columbus

Downtown Columbus will be home to a new upscale Indian restaurant before the end of 2017. Haveli Bistro was officially unveiled today as the new concept launching at the corner of Spring Street and High Street in the heart of the city. Co-owner Rahul Pinnamaneni described the new concept as a “contemporary, gourmet Indian treasure” with […]

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Spring and Long Downtown Could See Further Bike Improvements

Brent Warren Brent Warren Spring and Long Downtown Could See Further Bike Improvements

Although nothing is scheduled and the funding has yet to be secured, the city is planning significant streetscape-improvement projects for Spring and Long streets Downtown. That could mean a road diet – similar to the recent changes to Nationwide Boulevard – as well as improvements to the bike lanes that were recently painted on both […]

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Protected Lanes Not Part of New Plan for Bike Lanes Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Protected Lanes Not Part of New Plan for Bike Lanes Downtown

The city revealed plans last month for new bike lanes on four major downtown arteries; Long, Spring, Third and Fourth streets. These plans call for a combination of painted bike lanes, signs and sharrows along the length of each of the streets Downtown. The plans do not call for physically separated lanes – or cycle […]

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Long and Spring Street Bridges to be Completed this Summer

Brent Warren Brent Warren Long and Spring Street Bridges to be Completed this Summer

New renderings presented at a recent public meeting give a better idea of what the Long and Spring Street bridges will look like when they are completed, which the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) says will be this summer. The project began in September 2011. Nancy Burton of ODOT said that both bridges should be […]

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Five-Story Mixed-Use Building Proposed for Spring Street Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Five-Story Mixed-Use Building Proposed for Spring Street Downtown

Local developer Berardi and Partners has proposed a five-story mixed-use building for the corner of East Spring and Neilston Streets. The proposal, which was conditionally approved by the Downtown Commission at their April 2nd meeting, calls for a five-story building known as Discovery Commons, that includes ground-floor retail, a 60-space underground parking garage and 100 […]

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Interstate 70/71 Split Fix Construction Timelines and Road Closures

Walker Evans Walker Evans Interstate 70/71 Split Fix Construction Timelines and Road Closures

Last night, the Ohio Department of Transportation hosted a public meeting to provide final updates on phase one of the Interstate 70/71 split fix project which begins next month. The majority of the meeting was focused on road closures, ramp closures and construction timelines. Public input was sought on several minor design details with multiple-choice […]

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Phase One of Interstate 70/71 Split Fix Begins in September

Walker Evans Walker Evans Phase One of Interstate 70/71 Split Fix Begins in September

The Columbus Crossroads project (popularly known as the 70/71 Split Fix) will officially be kicking off next month after years of planning, discussion and community input. Phase One will reconstruct the I-71/670 interchange at the north-eastern end of the project, which is expected to be completed in 2014 at a cost of $200 million. Phase […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale!