If you’ve lived or worked anywhere near Downtown Columbus, then you’re probably familiar with the iconic Wonder Bread Building. Located at 697 North Fourth Street in Italian Village, the bakery ceased operations in 2009 and stood vacant until developer Kevin Lykens converted most of the 70,000 square-feet space into the new Wonder Bread Lofts. There’s […]
Three years ago, Wonder Bread closed their Columbus bakery located at 697 North Fourth Street in Italian Village. For a time it looked like the proposed Wonderland art studio redevelopment project would be located in this space, but those plans fell through last summer. Since then, rumors have circulated that property owner Lykens Companies would be […]
A press release went out this morning officially announcing that Wonderland would be abandoning plans to build an artist/creative space inside the former Wonder Bread building in Italian Village and are in the process of finding a new home. The high cost of the Wonder Bread building was cited as the main reason to seek […]
Press Release: Artists, Musicians and Small Businesses Team up to Take Over Former Wonder Bread Factory It’s been almost a year since Wonder Bread moved out of their Italian Village bakery on 4th Street near the Short North. Now, a group of innovative entrepreneurs are looking to turn the 65,000 square foot factory into a […]
The following discussion is about the hopeful sale and redevelopment of the Wonder Bread Plant. Since it has closed, it has been put on the market for $1.7 million. What would be your preferred use for the space?
From WBNS 10-TV: Columbus Wonder Bread Bakery To Close In May The Wonder Bread bakery located just north of downtown on North Fourth Street will shut down operations and cease production by May 9. Interstate Bakeries Corporation (the parent company of Wonder Bread) said that local developments, including the decline of bread purchases, prompted the […]
What do Wonder Bread, The Rice Bowl, The Peanut Shoppe, and The North Market have in Common? Give up? They’ve all got large, memorable, historic neon signs on their buildings. Perhaps you’ve noticed a few of these around town, but other neon signs often get overlooked by most passersby. Not by Paul DaSilva, though. He’s […]