Entries by Mark Bair

How accessible is the Short North for the disabled?

Here is a subject addressed by The Short North Gazette that is easy to overlook for most of us: Navigating the Urban Landscape How accessible is the Short North for the disabled? By Tracy Zollinger Turner July/August 2015 Issue of Short North Gazette Uneven sidewalks like this in front of the Greystone building can be […]

Dispatch Editorial on Parking

Clean up the parking mess City should not delay any longer in easing Short North headache Having studied the parking problems in the Short North for years, Columbus officials now say many of the needed fixes could take years longer while they sort out the pros and cons and get everyone to agree. Meanwhile, on […]

Next Society Meeting

The next Italian Village Society meeting is Tuesday, July 14, 7:30-9:00 p.m. at Columbus Junior Achievement  2nd Avenue Elementary School Building @ 2nd Ave. and Mt. Pleasant. Park in the school lot and enter from 2nd Ave. at the JA BizTown/Donatos entrance Here is what is on the agenda: The new IVS Board Structure News about the  Short North […]

News about Pearl Street

From Columbus Underground: When the Italian Village Commission gave their conditional approval to Borror Properties’ new project at 848 North Pearl Street earlier this month, it marked more than just the next step for a five-story residential building in the neighborhood – it meant that a unique piece of collaborative art celebrating Columbus and the Short […]

Meeting Re: Summit and Fourth St. Resurfacing

From the City of Columbus: You Are Cordially Invited to an Open House for US 23 Urban Paving Signal Removal June 30, 2015 5 p.m.– 6:30 p.m. North Side Pride Center 248 E. 11th Avenue Project Description This following streets will be resurfaced this summer: Third and Fourth streets between Fulton Street and I-670 Summit and […]