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Columbus: The New Midwestern Star

Walker Evans Walker Evans

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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Viennese architecture firm featured at The Wex

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Press Release: Showcasing the work of Viennese architecture firm COOP HIMMELB(L)AU from the past 40 years, the highly designed, internationally touring exhibition COOP HIMMELB(L)AU: Beyond the Blue makes its U.S. debut at the Wexner Center April 2–July 26, 2009. First conceived and presented at the MAK, a leading museum of contemporary art and design in […]


An Open Letter to Columbus: Save The City Center

 Corey DiRu

Parks are incredible spaces. Their lawns lend themselves to picnickers; their trees’ shade provides asylum to loungers on a hot summer day; their fountains and other features provide wonderment to people of all ages; most importantly parks provide space for us to escape pressures of life and relax alone or with friends. We are easily […]


Morse Road’s new 18 million dollar face

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The Dispatch wrote Morse Road’s new face Monday, August 18, 2008 BY MARK FERENCHIK Morse Road is getting prettier, with bicycle lanes, fresh pavement and banners in the median. But whether pretty turns into profit for businesses along the North Side artery is another question. City officials hope that spending $18 million to spruce up […]


Century-old Columbus plan still relevant today

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The Dispatch wrote Century-old Columbus plan still relevant today Wednesday, August 13, 2008 By Mark Ferenchik It’s a guide to improving Columbus’ economy and creating a dynamic and inspirational urban heart. It calls for more parks for children and parkways to link neighborhoods, as well as more public art and an effort to beautify the […]


Completing the cycle : Two-wheel transit on the rise

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The Alive wrote Completing the cycle By Chris DeVille May 22, 2008 Columbus residents have plenty of reasons to get on a bike. The city has been promoting its Commit To Be Fit initiative for years. Environmental consciousness is on the rise. So are gas prices. In a car-dominated city, alternative modes of transportation are […]


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