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Woodland Park

Located just east of downtown Columbus, the neighborhood is bounded by Taylor Avenue to the west, East Broad Street to the south, Maryland Avenue to the north, and Nelson Road to the east. The area is home to a mix of architectural styles, including Arts and Crafts, Dutch Colonial, American Foursquare, and Cape Cod. Houses range from townhomes and apartments to bungalows and mansions.

Development Roundup: News from Harrison West, the Near East Side and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: News from Harrison West, the Near East Side and More

The latest Development Roundup features news from the Near East Side, Grandview Heights, Harrison West, and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, groundbreakings, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: Work wrapped up earlier this year on a Vetter Property Group development in Harrison West called the Concord. The […]

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Stephen King’s Magical Negroes

Anne Evans Anne Evans Stephen King’s Magical Negroes

RESCHEDULED FROM JANUARY! – In 2017 Stephen King launched four movies, two TV series, and two new books. King fan and cultural critic Scott Woods checks in on some of King’s…darker tendencies, specifically how King uses black people in his work. Woods’ lecture includes the reading of excerpts from various works by King, examining the […]

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Condo Building Proposed for East Broad Street Across from Franklin Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Condo Building Proposed for East Broad Street Across from Franklin Park

A plan to build a four-story condominium building on a prominent parcel across from Franklin Park is moving forward. The proposed building at 1676 E. Broad St. would hold 36 condominiums, with enough parking in a ground level garage and rear parking lot to hold 53 cars. A small 1950’s-era office building would be demolished […]

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Be My Neighbor: Woodland Park Edition

 Jeff Lafever Be My Neighbor: Woodland Park Edition

Thirteen years ago after 4 years of renting in Olde Towne East, we began our first home search. We wanted a property we could put a bit of our stamp on, and with the high ceilings, large rooms, and the character our apartment had. I also wanted to stay in the central city area, close […]

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At Home: Breezy Home in Woodland Park

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Breezy Home in Woodland Park

She wasn’t looking to buy a home. In fact, Abigail Mack was perfectly happy in the condo she had purchased while she was in graduate school. It overlooked Franklin Park and was a good size. But because of her job with Homeport, she’s aware of homes that come up for sale on Columbus’ Near East […]

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Master Planning Effort to Transform Near East Side Neighborhoods

Walker Evans Walker Evans Master Planning Effort to Transform Near East Side Neighborhoods

More than two years ago, a group of civic leaders announced a $10 million pledge from The Ohio State University to invest in neighborhood revitalization efforts surrounding the OSU Hospital East, located on Taylor Avenue. At that time, little detail was provided as to how that money would be spent or what it could be used for. […]

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Woodland Park Neighborhood Profiled in Dispatch

Walker Evans Walker Evans Woodland Park Neighborhood Profiled in Dispatch

The Dispatch continues their “Where We Live” neighborhood profiles today with a look at the Woodland Park area located on the Near East Side. The area was originally developed as an upscale subdivision and much of the historic charm remains in the large homes that line the streets just north of Franklin Park. The article […]

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