Real Estate

The Columbus area's most popular ZIP codes for home buyers

Data: Zillow; Map: Sara Wise/Axios

Ever find yourself scrolling through Zillow for new homes?

  • You're far from alone. The most popular ZIP codes for home buyers (and dreamers) in the Columbus Metro Statistical Area all feature suburban neighborhoods surrounding the capital city.

The Main Bar's demolition is a blow to Columbus' historic preservation

The building formerly housing The Main Bar was torn down to add extra parking spaces and, eventually, new development. Photo: Axios

130 years of history were recently reduced to a pile of bricks, which had been standing since Main Street out front had been made of brick, too.

  • Such is the epitaph for The Main Bar, built in 1890 and demolished to add seven spaces to a parking lot.

Why it matters: The demolition marks another failure for historic preservation in Columbus, which has seen a growing number of noteworthy sites torn down in recent decades in the name of development.

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