Capitol Equities – Spotlight on Creativity

By Heather Brown | 23 Feb, 2017

Twenty years ago, Capitol Equities launched their real estate business with the redevelopment of the Smith Bros’ Hardware building on North Fourth Street. That adaptive reuse project, which converted a 200,000 square foot brick factory…

Have a Ball FUN-Raising

By Melissa Fast | 31 Jan, 2017

Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District challenges you to a game of Duckpin Bowling on Thursday, March 16 for a good cause. Property owners in Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District (SID) support two Homeless Outreach Specialists…

Business Member Spotlight: James B. Ford, DDS

By Michelle Chippas | 17 Jan, 2017

Fresh out of his dental residency, Dr. James Ford made a bold move. He knew he wanted to have his dental practice in a metropolitan city and after doing some homework, he decided to open…

Business Member Spotlight: CASTO

By Heather Brown | 01 Nov, 2016

Since 1926 the CASTO name has been synonymous with real estate and development in Columbus. CASTO’s corporate offices have been in Downtown Columbus for all of its 90 year history. “We love being downtown and…

SIDs Celebrate Big Anniversaries

By Heather Brown | 19 Oct, 2016

Both Capital Crossroads and Discovery SIDs celebrate anniversaries in 2016, 15 years and 10 years, respectively. In the last 15 years, Downtown Columbus has undergone a real renaissance, and both SIDs play an important role….

Pearl Market Wraps Up 2016 Season

By Heather Brown | 19 Oct, 2016

On October 14, Pearl Market wrapped up its 19th season offering farm-fresh produce and a little retail therapy in Downtown. Visitors to the market this year were greeted by the new kinetic corn sculpture, which…

Pearl and Lynn Alley Improvements Underway

By Heather Brown | 19 Oct, 2016

While the new kinetic corn sculpture was a welcome addition to the Pearl Market landscape, it was supposed to be an artistic highlight to a significant makeover of Pearl and Lynn alleys in 2016. Early…

Leadership Columbus Initiative

By Heather Brown | 19 Oct, 2016

Capital Crossroads and Discovery Special Improvement Districts worked with the Short North Special Improvement District and the University Special Improvement District on a Leadership Columbus project to tackle the issue of homelessness along the High…

Safety Team Helps Theft Situation End Well

By Heather Brown | 19 Oct, 2016

The safety initiatives of Capital Crossroads and Discovery SIDs rely on outstanding coordination between the safety ambassadors, local security professionals and the Columbus Division of Police. A recent situation offers a textbook example of how…

Summer in the Discovery District

By Heather Brown | 19 Oct, 2016

This summer, fun was found throughout the Discovery District. For the third year, the Discovery SID brought the Topiary Park Summer Movie Series featuring from-book-to-film favorites. This update on the drive-in movie brought families downtown…