Construction Roundup: Italian Village, Olde Towne East, Upper Arlington & More

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Construction Roundup: Italian Village, Olde Towne East, Upper Arlington & MoreThe old Lazarus building being demolished in Upper Arlington.

As we enter the second half of 2021, there are many active construction sites all throughout Columbus and the surrounding communities. In this installment of our Construction Roundup photo series, we take a look at a few of the sites in Weinland Park, Italian Village, The University District, Old North Columbus, Upper Arlington and more!

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The Trolley Barn complex in the Franklin Park neighborhood is slated to open soon as a food and drink destination.
Another view of the multiple historic buildings being rehabbed at the old Trolley Barn site along Oak Street.
More new housing under construction at the northeast corner of Oak Street and Wilson Avenue on the Near East Side.
New homes being built along Grant Avenue in the Weinland Park neighborhood.
Apartments rising along Grant Avenue near Fifth Avenue in Weinland Park.
More Weinland Park construction on Fifth Avenue.
Work has begun on a new six story mixed-use apartment build at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Fifth Street in Weinland Park.
Construction on more housing on the former Durable Slate site in Italian Village at the intersection of North Fourth Street and Detroit Avenue.
Renovation work continues this historic Italian Village building, which will soon become the new Edison 777 event venue on North Fourth Street.
Continued development of new housing at the Jeffrey Park site
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Furnishings keep moves into larger new dwelling in Greenwood Village

Lulu’s Household furniture and Decor will open up close to Trader Joe’s in the Cherry Hills Market. (Lily O’Neill images)

Decorating an individual else’s new residence will come in a natural way to Christy Brant and Caitlin Marsh.

And right after the mother-daughter duo moved their household furniture and decor business enterprise from the Wellshire neighborhood to Greenwood Village, it was their turn to adorn their personal new property.

The house owners of Lulu’s Furnishings and Decor plan to open their new 4,200-square-foot place on July 8 at 5910 S. University Blvd. in the Cherry Hills Marketplace.

Owners Christy Brant, left, and Caitlin Marsh

“It’s been an unsettling yr, so we’re thrilled to eventually open up our doors once again,” Brant said. “Having a store is like internet hosting your individual party just about every working day.”

Lulu’s provides in-home style products and services and sells vintage finds, personalized upholstery and household furniture, artwork, jewelry, lights and rugs. It sells upholstery manufacturers this sort of as Norwalk, Rowe and CR Laine, and home furnishings manufacturers these as Noir and Arteriors.

The new, larger sized Lulu’s shop offers far more area for a showcased fabric wall, where by people can personalize upholstery for furniture parts in the shop.

Brant initially opened the home furniture retail outlet in a strip shopping mall at 2553 S. Colorado Blvd. in 2007.

“I grew up in the home furnishings small business,” Brant reported. “My dad was a household furniture salesman, and so was

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