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Schottenstein Property Group Unveils Plan for New Long Street Project

Walker Evans Walker Evans Schottenstein Property Group Unveils Plan for New Long Street Project

The surface parking lots in Downtown Columbus continue to disappear. Schottenstein Property Group (SPG) has submitted a new development proposal which calls for a mixed-use development at properties located at 154 N. Third St., 118 E. Long St. and 134 E. Long St. The proposal includes the renovation of the five-story building at 154 N. Third […]

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New Poke Shop Coming Soon to Gay Street

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Poke Shop Coming Soon to Gay Street

Poke Doki, the newest addition to the growing number of Poke shops in the area, will open Downtown early next year. On the corner of 3rd Street and Gay street, in the space formerly home to Nosh, Poke Doki will serve sushi grade fish in the form of Poke bowls. The Poke craze, originating in […]

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Columbus Opens City’s First Protected Bike Lane to the Public

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Opens City’s First Protected Bike Lane to the Public

While cyclists have already been utilizing some of the completed portions of the new bike lanes along Fourth and Summit Streets for several weeks, the new project officially opened to the public with a ribbon cutting ceremony held yesterday afternoon by city leaders. The new installment includes the first protected lane in the City of […]

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Day Companies Working on Trio of Mixed-Use Projects Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Day Companies Working on Trio of Mixed-Use Projects Downtown

The Day Companies has continued to buy, renovate and lease Downtown office and residential buildings, and their work in the area shows no sign of slowing down. Last August, the company purchased the One East Gay building, which was damaged in a fire last year, and three months later also purchased the long-vacant Madison’s Building, […]

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Rendezvous Cafe and Convenience Store Relaunches as Nosh Columbus

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Rendezvous Cafe and Convenience Store Relaunches as Nosh Columbus

Gay Street corner store Rendezvous Cafe, is now under new ownership and management. Restaurant newcomer Eliza Keller has taken rein of operations, introducing a new menu and rebranding the space as Nosh Columbus. The fast-casual shop offers sandwiches, coffee, wine, cigarettes, and various other convenience store mainstays. Keller’s parents George and Anita Keller own downtown […]

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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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Parking Restrictions to be Removed on Third and Fourth Streets Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Parking Restrictions to be Removed on Third and Fourth Streets Downtown

On-street parking is about to get easier throughout central Downtown as 190 parking meters will have rush hour restrictions lifted starting on April 7th.  The changes come from recommendations outlined in the Downtown Action Plan, as well as ongoing requests from Downtown visitors and residents. “We have been working with Downtown businesses and residents and […]

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