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Columbus City Schools are Improving

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There’s an interesting blog post today from Cleve Ricksecker on the “Right Now Downtown” blog titled In Search of a City: Schools That Rock. There, a short summary of the Columbus City Schools (CCS) system is given along with a quick analysis of what the latest round of proficiency scores could mean for the future […]


Downtown Living By the Numbers

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This is a discussion based off of the Jan/Feb. 2009 Report on People living in Downtown Columbus. The report, CRP Data Byte No. 1, released this info: “Based on ESRI estimates, the downtown population in 2008 was 4,476, an increase of 22% from the 3,662 persons counted by the Census in 2000. The most populous […]


CU Podcast #19: City Hop Highlights Urban Living

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In this week’s ColumbusUnderground.com Podcast, we sit down with Donna Carstens and Kevin Wood, co-chairs of the 10th Annual City Hop tour, as well as Johnny and Kimberly Brown, participants in this year’s events. City Hop takes place on Saturday, June 13th, and you can listen in to find out what’s new with this year’s […]


Columbus: The New Midwestern Star

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From The Urbanophile: Columbus: The New Midwestern Star By Aaron M. Renn Columbus, Ohio is by far the best performing city in Ohio. In a state that has become a byword for the challenges and pain of de-industrialization, Columbus is a clear standout, with strong economic and population growth. A lot of the analysis of […]


CU Podcast Episode #11: Coffee with Mark Lundine

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In this week’s podcast we sit down for a chat with Mark Lundine who works for the Urban Development Division with the State of Ohio. Mark shares with us some insight on various development efforts around the state including the Smart Decline concept in Youngstown, the Over-the-Rhine redevelopment in Cincinnati, the Oregon District in Dayton, […]

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Eastgate neighborhood profiled in The Dispatch

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From The Dispatch: Diversity, space, mix of housing motivate residents to put down roots By Sherri Williams As racial barriers started to crack in the 1950s and housing options opened up for African-Americans in Columbus, there was only one area where Carlotta Ridgeway considered living — Eastgate. With its large lots, majestic trees, curved roads […]


Woodland Park is full of great deals on homes

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I was just checking the homes for sale in Woodland Park and there are some great bargains! It is a great time to buy in Woodland Park. The neighborhood continues to have low crime, quiet streets, wonderful neighbors, and good amenities. Our YMCA has fun classes and a nice, convenient work out facility, gym, pool, […]


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