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The city of Columbus is overhauling its tax incentive policies to focus on increasing the availability of affordable housing in thriving neighborhoods like the Short North.

Civic Arts Project

Columbus has released its Art On High strategic vision, as part of a plan to spend $420,000 of city money on public art along High Street, from Goodale to Ninth Avenue.

Esther Honig

This weekend marks the end of an era near the Arena District, as three popular bars on Park Street close their doors after nearly a decade in operation. The owner plans to demolish the buildings to make way for an upscale boutique hotel.

All Sides Weekend: Chefs in the City

Sep 1, 2017
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Broadcasting live from the Greater Columbus Convention Center, we'll be talking about the growing restaurant scene in and around the Short North. In addition, get a preview on an upcoming food event.


High Street, especially around the Short North, has long operated as the center of Columbus’ arts and culture scene. As part of the city’s Streetscape Improvements Project, High Street may soon become a haven of public art, as well.

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Earlier this year, the city of Columbus commissioned a study on the use of tax incentives in four different neighborhoods: the Short North, Linden, Near Eastside, and the Hilltop. Researchers found that in the Short North, generous tax abatements were not necessary to spur certain types of residential development.

City of Columbus

More than a month after the ambitious proposal was unveiled, critics of a plan to replace the North Market parking lot with a 35-story mixed-used building got a chance to gripe to city leaders and developers at a community forum on Tuesday.

Hopper Carts

Two young entrepreneurs think a mobile app and a small cart can help solve traffic congestion and parking problems in the Short North and downtown Columbus.

Sam Hendren

Columbus officials have struggled for years to regulate parking in the Short North.  Now that a series of public meetings has concluded, the city wants more input through an online survey

City of Columbus

Columbus city leaders say a 35-story skyscraper will take the place of the North Market parking lot, a piece of prime real estate tucked between downtown, the Short North and the Arena District.