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Victorian Village

Located north and west of downtown Columbus, the neighborhood is comprised of numerous elaborate Victorian-style homes that were mostly built in the early 1900s. Once automobiles became popular, many of its residents relocated to nearby suburbs. The neighborhood’s revitalization began in the last half of the 20th century when homes in the area could be purchased in the $80,000 range.

The Top 10 Columbus Parks of 2020

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Columbus Parks of 2020

While 2020 was mostly a year of social distancing and sheltering in place, it didn’t stop anyone from safely visiting outdoor greenspaces like city parks, metro parks and hiking trails. So one positive thing that we got to survey our readers and editors about was the annual list of best parks in Columbus and Central […]

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A Monolith Appears in Columbus

Anne Evans Anne Evans A Monolith Appears in Columbus

It’s not shiny, and it’s not exactly mysterious, but Columbus now has a Monolith. Appearing over a wet and cold evening, the monolith is located along West Goodale Street and Neil Avenue. Decked out in an OSU theme, the Columbus Monolith is about ten feet high. It’s placed on the south side of the former […]

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New Wedding & Event Venue Opening in Victorian Village Early Next Year

Susan Post Susan Post New Wedding & Event Venue Opening in Victorian Village Early Next Year

From church to event venue. The former Orthodox church at 618 Neil Ave. will be transformed into The Sanctuary on Neil come early 2021. The 130-year old church sits at the northeast corner of Neil Avenue and Goodale Street, a prominent presence at the gateway to Victorian Village. A multimillion-dollar renovation will give the 18,000 […]

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Kaufman Gets Initial Approval After More Commission Drama

Brent Warren Brent Warren Kaufman Gets Initial Approval After More Commission Drama

The ongoing saga of the redevelopment of the former International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers site took another turn yesterday afternoon during a contentious meeting of the Victorian Village Commission. The commission voted three-to-one to approve the height, footprint and massing (or general shape) of the latest design for the project, which is located at 23 […]

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Bites & Sips: New Menus, New Beers, Bakery on the Move & More

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: New Menus, New Beers, Bakery on the Move & More

The Central Ohio dining scene is picking up once again, with an abundance of announcements, from new beers and new menus, to eateries on the move. Get the scoop on more reopenings, a new brunch and much more in the latest Bites & Sips. The Sycamore Finds a Buyer The Sycamore in German Village, 262 […]

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Kaufman Moving Forward With IBEW Project

Brent Warren Brent Warren Kaufman Moving Forward With IBEW Project

Despite an uncertain economic climate, Kaufman Development is continuing to pursue the redevelopment of the former International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers site at 23 W. Second Ave. Representatives of the developer presented the latest design for the project to the Victorian Village Commission yesterday. The meeting was held virtually, using the WebEx platform, and streamed […]

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Apartment Tower Could be Part of Giant Eagle Redevelopment

Brent Warren Brent Warren Apartment Tower Could be Part of Giant Eagle Redevelopment

One meeting has been scheduled for tonight and another for next week to discuss the future of the Thurber Village retail plaza in Victorian Village. The five-acre site, which sits at the southwest corner of Neil and Buttles avenues, is home to an assortment of restaurant and retail offerings, including Spinelli’s Deli, Boston Stoker Coffee […]

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