Columbus's Franklinton neighborhood working to bring new businesses to neighborhood

In 2014, Atlantic Magazine dubbed Franklinton "the most downtrodden neighborhood in Columbus."

New developments including artist space and specialty bars and restaurants are attracting people to a neighborhood people once forgot about.

The view of Franklinton is changing and it starts with a building that was once a former shoe factory in the 1900s. It is now home to craftsmen who are becoming business owners.

“If you can dream up we can figure out a way to make it,” Chris Cannon said.

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Victoria Krisman
Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist and Communications Manager for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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