Bike ride – June 7, 2018

The weather couldn’t have been better for a ride.  It was 65 degrees when I started and 76 when I finished, low humidity and a little cloudy.

It’s been over a year since I’ve been downtown.  I couldn’t believe how it had changed.  You literally can’t turn your head without seeing some new development.  Much of today’s post will be about the new development.

I started at Tuttle Park and headed south on the Olentangy Bike Trail until I got downtown.  The first picture is of the National Veterans Memorial and Museum which is under construction and supposed to open this summer.  It’s a beautiful building.

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National Veterans Memorial and Museum

This is a new addition to the Scioto Mile.  It’s Coleman’s Pointe.  Mayor Coleman was an avid bike rider and was instrumental in adding a lot of bike trails around the city.  I actually encountered him one time when I was on a ride and said “hi.”

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Coleman’s Pointe

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Coleman’s Pointe

In the background you can see the tents going up for the Columbus Arts Festival which starts June 8, 2018 (tomorrow).

Stopped briefly at the fountains.

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Scioto Mile

New construction at Front Street & Main Street.

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Construction on High Street south of Broad Street.

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Rich Street and 3rd.

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Now we’re north of Broad Street on High Street.

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This is the Arnold(Schwarzenegger) statue at the convention center.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Statue

We’re in the Short North now.  The Short North is getting a tremendous amount development including a lot of infrastructure updates.  High Street is torn up as are the sidewalks.  It will be nice when it’s done but it’s a mess now.

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Short North

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Short North

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Short North

North of the Short North now.

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New branch library.

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In the University District now.

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The remainder of the pictures are of the Ohio State University North Residential District.  It’s a huge construction project that has been going on for years.  It’s north of Woodruff, south of Lane Avenue and west of High Street.  I mentioned in my May 9, 2015 post.

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Ohio State North Residential District

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Ohio State North Residential District

Taylor Tower on the right (not new).

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Ohio State North Residential District

Looking west.

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Ohio State North Residential District

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Ohio State North Residential District

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Ohio State North Residential District

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Ohio State North Residential District

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Ohio State North Residential District

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Ohio State North Residential District

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Ohio State North Residential District

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Ohio State North Residential District

Back to Tuttle.

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About Tracy M

I live in Lewis Center, Ohio & recently retired from JP Morgan Chase. I enjoy many outdoor activities and do a lot of biking. If anyone would like to join me for a ride just let me know.
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