Columbus Compact Corporation is
seeking partners and interested stakeholders to plan and execute redevelopment
of the Franklin Park Trolley Barn facility,
located on the northeast corner of Oak Street and Kelton Avenue --
just one block south of Franklin Park.
As part of this effort,
the Compact is organizing a group of interested and concerned
stakeholders, called Friends of Franklin Park Trolley Barn, which
has a page on Facebook. We encourage you to
join this group and
support this critical redevelopment effort.
Results of September 4, 2010 Community
Visioning Session are now available in hard copy and on-line.
This report documents the process and output of that Community
Visioning Session, and is being used as the basis for further
evaluation and planning of the site.
Click this link to download a copy of the
Over the past two years, we have engaged in
sampling opinions and ideas of area residents and stakeholders.
To see some of the things that others have said in connection with a
question about using this site to support the arts, go to
results for 2008 survey of artists, artisans and craftspersons.
The Trolley Barn facility was
built in 1872, to serve a growing Columbus street car system of
private businesses. At that time, this area was just beginning
to be residentially developed, and this was the end of the line for