Archives: South Side

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.

South Side Neighborhood and Development

The South Side doesn’t seem to have much to celebrate during Columbus’ Bicentennial this year. The area’s unemployment rate is 20 percent and a quarter of its residents lives in poverty. Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced a plan to help the area. On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk about the struggling South Side of Columbus.