holidays at the ohio statehouse

Ohio Statehouse to kick-off the “Holiday Season” downtown

It’s almost that time of the year again to celebrate The Ohio Statehouse Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting. This year’s free family-friendly celebration is on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m and is open to the public. The festival marks the beginning of the holiday season on Capitol Square and throughout […]

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Columbus Art Walks & Landmark Talks in Harrison West

Columbus Public Health is happy to partner again this year with Columbus Landmarks Foundation to offer Columbus Art Walks and Landmark Talks. These free, guided public art and history tours are led by experienced historians with an intimate knowledge of Columbus neighborhoods. On Saturday, October 11th, the Columbus Art Walks and Landmark Talks season will […]

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2014 Columbus Marathon Course Map

Neighbors to Gather for Columbus Marathon in Harrison West

The Columbus Marathon is fast approaching, and this year the race runs right through Harrison West on miles 23 and 24! Marathoners will approach our neighborhood as they head north on Olentangy River Road and east on West 5th Avenue. The route continues south on Perry Street and east on West 3rd Avenue to Neil Avenue and passes by […]

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Seeking Nominations for the 2014 Neighbor of the Year Award

Seeking Nominations for the 2014 Neighbor of the Year Award

The Harrison West neighborhood is a place full of inspirational individuals. For the third time, the Harrison West Society wishes to recognize the contributions of our vital community leaders. The Harrison West Neighbor of the Year Award will be awarded to a person who has demonstrated extraordinary involvement in the community and inspires others to […]

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What Do You Think about Public Art?

What Do You Think about Public Art?

by Matthew Williams What do you think about public art? The Harrison West Society is about to launch a program to add a fifth and final work of public art to Harrison Park, and we’re seeking your input. You already know that four sculptures designed by CCAD students and selected by residents of Harrison West from more than […]

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ohio statehouse haunted tours

The Haunted State House Tour Returns this Halloween Season

The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board has kicked off ticket sales for the 2014 Haunted Statehouse Tours. The special Halloween tours will take place on Friday, October 17th and Saturday, October 18th; and Friday, October 24th and Saturday, October 25th. Tickets for the Haunted Statehouse Tours are $12 per adult and $6 per child […]

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2014 Columbus Marathon Volunteers Needed in Harrison West

The Columbus Marathon is running through Harrison West! This is a great opportunity to show off our neighborhood and to support the marathon. They are in need of volunteers to serve as course marshals throughout the following segment of the marathon: Third Ave at Olentangy River Road, east on Third to Neil, south on Neil to […]

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Trotter’s Gate & Harrison Park Townhomes Development Updates

Trotter’s Gate & Harrison Park Townhomes Development Updates

We reported back in July 2014 that several new developments were close to commencing here in our neighborhood: The redevelopment of the U.S. Trotting Association site at 750 Michigan Avenue and the final phase of Wagenbrenner’s Harrison West Condominium development, the Harrison Park Townhomes. Trotter’s Gate According to a report from ColumbusUnderground, the developer, Snyder Barker […]

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West 3rd Avenue Sidewalks & Shared-Use Path Updates

West 3rd Avenue Sidewalks & Shared-Use Path Updates

The Grandview Yard project is in the middle of its multi-year transformation of the land just west of Olentangy River Road between Goodale Boulevard and West Fifth Avenue. During the project, we have seen many transformations, constructions and street closings. Part of the project involves multi-phase construction on West 3rd Avenue. Many Harrison West residents […]

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