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Weinland Park

Named for Edgar Weinland, a popular city councilman in the 1920s, the neighborhood is bounded by High Street to the west, Fifth Avenue to the south, railroad tracks to the east, and the east-west alley north of Chittenden Avenue to the north. Thanks to public and private investments, home renovation and new construction is on the upswing and the area is steadily becoming a stable, mixed-income neighborhood.

Unique Process Has Guided Weinland Park Development Proposal

Brent Warren Brent Warren Unique Process Has Guided Weinland Park Development Proposal

A new proposal for 50 E. Seventh Ave. was presented to the University Impact Review Board (UIDRB) last month. The plan calls for replacing several two and three-story apartment buildings with a six-story, 150-unit mixed-use building. Although the June 24 meeting marked the first time the proposal was heard by the review board, the developer […]

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Development Roundup: Jackie O’s Patio, Long Street Apartments and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: Jackie O’s Patio, Long Street Apartments and More

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news from Downtown, the Near East Side, Southern Orchards and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: Jackie O’s has the green light to move forward with its ambitious patio plans. The Downtown Commission […]

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Godman Guild to Move, Sell Weinland Park Site to Developer

Brent Warren Brent Warren Godman Guild to Move, Sell Weinland Park Site to Developer

The Godman Guild, a social service provider and community anchor in Weinland Park for decades, announced a plan this week to sell its property on East Sixth Avenue to a developer. The 2.3-acre parcel – which contains the former Sixth Avenue Elementary School that serves as the organization’s headquarters, as well as a parking lot […]

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Zora’s House Hires its Founder as CEO

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Zora’s House Hires its Founder as CEO

When LC Johnson first got the idea for Zora’s House, she was new to Columbus and wanted to create a physical space for women of color. Founded in 2018, Johnson says she and her husband had to get creative with how they were going to make this dream happen. They purchased a vacant lot in […]

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More Apartments Proposed for Weinland Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren More Apartments Proposed for Weinland Park

A Texas-based developer of student housing is looking to break into the Columbus market. A rezoning request and a council variance application have been submitted to the City of Columbus for a collection of parcels directly east of the Gateway parking garage (the official address is 88 E. Ninth Ave.). The plan calls for a […]

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Renderings for 4th and 5th Development Revealed

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renderings for 4th and 5th Development Revealed

The housing committee of the Weinland Park Community Civic Association has given the go-ahead to a 315-unit development at the northeast corner of East Fifth Avenue and North Fourth Street. Renderings of the project that were shared with the committee show commercial space along Fifth Avenue featuring large windows and room for outdoor seating. The […]

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New Report Lays Out Affordable Housing Strategy for Region

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Report Lays Out Affordable Housing Strategy for Region

There have been plenty of reports and studies in the last several years on the shortage of affordable housing in Central Ohio. And last year, a $100 million housing fund was established and Columbus voters approved a $50 million bond package to address that shortage. A new effort was unveiled this week which aims to […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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