Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
Judge Refuses To Block Homeless Shelter
A Franklin County judge has refused to block the opening of an overflow homeless shelter that’s planned for a building that sits next to a day care center.
Owners of Creative Child Care argued county leaders violated the law by letting the community shelter board take over the property near Georgesville Road and Sullivant Avenue in West Columbus.
Franklin County Common Pleas Judge John Bessey on Monday declined to issue a preliminary injunction.
The child care center had argued that the county violated laws or procedures by allowing the shelter board to take over the rezoned property. Day-care officials say they are sympathetic, but think the shelter would endanger children and hurt their business.