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Ohio Communities Deal With “After-Life” Of Shopping Malls

The fountains at Euclid Square were shut off years ago, former fast-food stands now sit shuttered, and tuxedoed manikins in store windows stare out at empty walkways.
29, 2013

Thirty years ago, some of the most bustling places in the state were shopping malls. These enclosed commercial districts were “people magnets”, but, online shopping and a bad economy have hit the industry hard. Many Ohio communities are now struggling with redeveloping the abandoned properties.

Revitalization Slow On 161 In North Columbus

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The Beechcroft Centre on 161
26, 2011

The area near State Route 161 in North Columbus is undergoing a change. Faced with competition to the north and south, many businesses have closed. Residents and business owners are looking for a rebound. The recently renovated Morse Road offers them hope.

Northland Residents To Meet With City Officials About Crime

21, 2010

A group of residents from Columbus’ Northland neighborhood will meet to plead with city officials. Leaders of the local civic association say heroin trafficking is dragging down the neighborhood.