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A suburb of southeast Columbus, Whitehall was incorporated in 1947− the same year, Town & Country, the nation’s first regional shopping center, opened there. After World War II, the demand for housing by returning veterans gave rise to residential construction that still appeals to young families.

Winning Design Announced for Affordable Housing Competition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Winning Design Announced for Affordable Housing Competition

The sponsors of an affordable housing design competition have announced the winner; a two-story house featuring a front porch “conservatory” that can be converted into living space as a family grows. In addition to receiving a $5,000 first prize, the winning team – Tim Lai AchirtecT, Titan Facility Services and COhatch – will now have […]

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Competition Seeks Affordable Housing Prototype

Brent Warren Brent Warren Competition Seeks Affordable Housing Prototype

Can a new house be built on a vacant lot in Columbus for less than $170,000? And can that design be easily replicated or adapted to fit into a different neighborhood, on a different vacant lot? A new competition is offering a prize of $5,000 to the person or team that comes up with the […]

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Whitehall Pushing for Density at Broad and Hamilton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Whitehall Pushing for Density at Broad and Hamilton

New renderings have been released and an overall development plan is starting to come into focus at the northeast corner of Hamilton Road and East Broad Street in Whitehall. Phase one of the 50-acre mixed-use development will hold 300 apartments and townhomes, as well as about 25,000 square feet of commercial space centered around a […]

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Whitehall Man Who Kicked in US Capitol Window During Riot Arrested

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Whitehall Man Who Kicked in US Capitol Window During Riot Arrested

By Jake Zuckerman An Ohio man who kicked in a reinforced window shutter at the U.S. Capitol during the violent insurrection Jan. 6 was arrested in connection with his role in the raid. Footage from the crowd captures Troy Faulkner, of Whitehall, kicking in a reinforced window shutter that prosecutors say was worth $1000. While Faulkner […]

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New Linear Park and Trail Planned for East Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Linear Park and Trail Planned for East Side

Columbus Recreation and Parks is moving ahead with plans to convert a long-abandoned rail corridor into a linear park and trail. To be called the Eastmoor Green Line, the trail will run along Whitehall’s western edge, starting at East Broad Street and extending three miles to the south, where it will dead-end at I-70. Brad […]

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Developer Selected for 50-Acre Whitehall Development

Brent Warren Brent Warren Developer Selected for 50-Acre Whitehall Development

A developer is now in place to shepherd a major mixed-use project at the northeast corner of Hamilton Road and East Broad Street. The City of Whitehall announced today that Florida-based NR Investments has been chosen to develop the 50-acre site, which is comprised of the former Woodcliff Condos as well as a portion of […]

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Restaurant Review: Flavor 91 Burger Bistro

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Flavor 91 Burger Bistro

Flavor 91 Burger Bistro set up shop a couple years ago in a mostly unassuming spot. Its address on East Main Street puts the eatery neatly in Whitehall, which is a little off-the-beaten-path when it comes to culinary opportunities. Still, the bistro’s festive exterior signage suggests there’s something special inside its doors.  In spite of its […]

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