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Italian Village is recognized as the first suburb of Columbus, Ohio. First built in the late 1800s, it was inhabited by Irish and Italian immigrants who found work in the Columbus area. The boundaries of Italian Village are West Fifth Avenue on the north, the railroad tracks on the east, Interstate 670 on the South and North Pearl Street to the west.
The homes are expensive in Italian Village and building projects need to be approved by the Italian Village Society. The homes are almost all old and stately, rebuilt to their former glory. There are some new structures that were built to strict guidelines so that they look like they belong in this breathtaking neighborhood. Great old trees, sidewalks, and curb attract the residents out of their homes for afternoon family walks.
The shopping is unique in Italian Village. There aren’t many chain stores in the area, but there are many boutiques and unique galleries to stroll through. On the first Saturday of every month, the neighborhood is a part of the Gallery Hop that brings out crowds to see the one of a kind items and locally owned restaurants and bars that makes the area famous.
Italian Village loves festivals. Once a year, the Doo-Dah parade makes it’s way down North High Street, and the party is right on the doorstep to Italian Village. The Italian Festival is a major yearly event held in the fall that brings tens of thousands of revelers to the door step of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church to see its historic history, and eat and drink some of the best Italian food and wine in the city.