Compact Corporation (“the Compact”) announces that the new
Save-A-Lot grocery store coming to 1179 E. Main Street is
expecting to open May 21, 2008.
The Save-A-Lot store anchors the Compact’s “Heritage Square
Marketplace” - a $4.1 million development planned for the
south side of E. Main Street between Oakwood and Wilson, in
the Near East Side.
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full press release.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
1179-1181 East Main Street
The Columbus Compact Corporation announces the commission of
Greg Ackers (International Murals and Graphics Enterprises,
Inc.) to design and paint a decorative mural on the exterior
Homeless Families Foundation
Dowd Children’s Education Center located in the
Franklinton neighborhood on the Westside of Columbus, Ohio.
Click on the mural for a larger picture.
Greg Ackers, co-founder and president of International
Murals and Graphics Enterprises, Inc. in Delaware, Ohio, is
a renowned mural artist who has painting numerous large
scale murals in Ohio and across the country.
Some of Mr. Ackers more notable murals in Columbus include:
“Union Station”, “The Train Mural/Basic Training”, “Columbus
Blues”, and “Crown Plaza – Historic High Street”.
Mr. Ackers has also produced murals in Delaware, Gahanna,
Upper Arlington, Powell, as well as Chicago, Indianapolis,
Pittsburgh, and New York City.
For more information, please contact
at 614-251-0926 ext. 101.
The mission of the Lead Safe Columbus Program is to generate
lead-safe affordable housing and to prevent lead poisoning
of children and adults in Columbus neighborhoods.
This program may provide funding to eligible property owners
for lead-based paint hazard control in units they occupy or
rent. Grant amounts may vary depending upon if there are
lead poisoned children living on site or if there are other
funds included in the project.
Lead Safe Columbus has money available to help eliminate
lead based paint hazards. To remove the lead hazards,
the following is available:
grant funds per unit (these funds do not have to be paid
loan funds if more than the $6,000 per unit is needed to
get rid of the problem
funds are payable over 10 years
Lead Safe Columbus documents:
for Lead Safe grant program
For Technical Assistance
Available Funds for Lead Safe program
Safe Kids Program Letter
Lead Safe Columbus
The Columbus Compact announces a new commercial
development initiative designed to bring retail investment
King-Lincoln District (KLD) of the Columbus EZ.
The KLD Retail Development Program offers EZ financial resources
to interested entrepreneurs and experienced retail managers
interested in owning a small retail business on the
commercial corridors in the King Lincoln District.
The City of Columbus' Department of Development developed a
King-Lincoln District Plan for this area.
For more information, contact
at 614-251-0926 ext. 101.
study, conducted by The Danter Company, analyzes the
overall housing market within the Columbus Empowerment Zones
and identifies strategies for stimulating housing
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