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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.

Weinland Park Development Plans Moving Forward

 

It’s almost spring and the happy sounds of economic development fill the air in Weinland Park. The plans for the new Kroger at 7th and High are moving through the University Area Commission review board and the City permitting process. Pictured (PDF) is the most recent Kroger incarnation. The building will be sited where the […]

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Summit and Fourth Could be Going Two-Way

Walker Evans Walker Evans Summit and Fourth Could be Going Two-Way

  NBC4i.com wrote Study May Change Downtown Driving  Monday, Nov 17, 2008 By Donna Willis The city wants to increase safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and residents along 4th and Summit streets. The study focuses on changing 4th and Summit streets from one-way to two-way streets. The reason for the safety plan is too many motorists […]

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City moving on plan to raze public-housing projects

Walker Evans Walker Evans City moving on plan to raze public-housing projects

The Dispatch wrote City moving on plan to raze housing projects Saturday, November 15, 2008 BY RITA PRICE The first wave of a massive relocation project for public-housing residents likely will begin in the spring. Federal housing officials have approved most of the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority’s five-year plan to tear down the city’s oldest […]

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Italian Village Society November Meeting Report

 Cyclist Italian Village Society November Meeting Report

I attended the Italian Village Society meeting last night at Short Stop Youth Center at 3rd and High. The meeting opened with a resident’s concern about the removal of mature trees along Pearl St. as part of the current Bollinger Tower project. No one knew why they were removed, and the resident was rather upset. […]

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Sporeprint Infoshop featured in The Alive

 Cyclist Sporeprint Infoshop featured in The Alive

  The Alive wrote Spending freeze  Thursday, November 6, 2008 By Tracy Zollinger Turner The exchange of goods, services, knowledge and ideas doesn’t have to require money. At least, that’s the concept behind the Sporeprint Infoshop, or Spore, a “radical social space” and greenhouse for idealism. An idea hatched in mid-2007, the Sporeprint Infoshop opened […]

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Condos lead resurgence in northern Short North

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  The Dispatch wrote Condos leading resurgence in northern half of Short North  Monday, September 22, 2008 BY MIKE PRAMIK Judging by recent developments, the northern section of the Short North is gaining a new direction. A $22.5 million condominium project could emerge as one of the anchors. Construction began last week on Jackson on […]

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Bring your Bike Donations to Third Hand Bike Co-op

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If you, your parents, your kids, your neighbors have unused bikes or bike parts bring them to Third Hand at 174 East Fifth Ave, Columbus, OH 43201. Bike Donations are accepted Mondays & Wednesdays from 6-9 and Saturdays from noon till 6pm. If that doesn’t work for you, email us and we will accommodate your […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns with a “Curated Take Home Box Experience”

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