MidTown Blog

What we’re doing isn’t new…

Posted on April 21st, 2016

Ten Big Ideas gleaned from 20th-century city champion Jane Jacobs guide us today…if we are smart enough to incorporate them in our planning.


Minimum Grid: The Plan

Posted on February 5th, 2016

Knight Foundation asked the question: What is your best idea to make cities more successful? In the fall of 2014, MidTown, Inc. proposed an idea to create a Minimum Grid to better connect people and places in the Core Community of MidTown and Uptown. In March of 2015, Knight announced that this idea was one of 32 national … Read More »


Minimum Grid, Survey and Workshop Schedule, May 12-17, 2015

Posted on May 7th, 2015

  Tuesday, May 12 6:00 p.m. Columbus Bike Week and Minimum Grid Kick-Off and introductions, on the median in the 1000 Block of Broadway 6:30 p.m.  Ride with the Mayor, from Broadway to Lakebottom Park and back, connecting MidTown and Uptown 7:30 Active transportation: walking and biking are like brushing your teeth, a presentation by … Read More »


Minimum Grid Project Updates

Posted on April 22nd, 2015

Minimum Grid, Maximum Impact: A Public Space and Mobility Plan for the Core Community. Click HERE to view the final report. It’s a Knight Cities Challenge Winner, but what is a Minimum Grid? Click HERE for more. IN THE NEWS May 5, 2017, City to test lane closure on 13th Street, Ledger-Enquirer May 1, 2017, … Read More »