Archives: Columbus Neighborhoods

Worthington’s Well-Planned Past and Future

From its founding in 1803, the city of Worthington was a carefully planned community. Characterized by its New England-influenced architecture and village green, the city faces questions of how to embrace expansion of business and residences and still retain its charm. This hour we’ll look at how this historic city is responding to modern pressures

Columbus’ Clintonville Neighborhood

Columbus’ Clintonville neighborhood is a pretty happening part of town, but that hasn’t always been true. This hour we’ll trace this enclave north of campus and south of Worthington from its sleepy roots to its status as a present-day hipster hangout. We’ll also examine its newest challenge: an influx of rats that has flummoxed city officials.

The South Side of Columbus: Past and Future

The inhabitants of the South Side of Columbus are as diverse as they are proud. The neighborhood was home to early Italian, Jewish and Hungarian populations, which have hung on through many economic booms and busts. This hour we’ll talk to experts about some of the area’s famous native sons and daughters, and what’s in store for the future.

The South Side of Columbus: Past and Future

The inhabitants of the South Side of Columbus are as diverse as they are proud. The neighborhood was home to early Italian, Jewish and Hungarian populations, which have hung on through many economic booms and busts. This hour we’ll talk to experts about some of the area’s famous native sons and daughters, and what’s in store for the future.

The King-Lincoln Bronzeville District: Past, Present & Future

The King-Lincoln District was once the cultural and commercial heart of Columbus, Ohio, for African Americans. Learn about the past, present and future of this Columbus neighborhood.

‘The Short North’

The history of the revitalized Short North neighborhood