About

The Short North Arts District is a pioneer in urban revitalization.

The Short North Arts District is the most vibrant spot in the City of Columbus and is home to over 300 exciting businesses, the majority of which are locally owned or headquartered. It has received numerous national accolades, is considered a model for urban revitalization, and is known as the art and soul of Columbus.

The Short North Alliance (SNA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving both the property owners and business owners of the Short North Arts District.

MISSION

The mission of the Short North Alliance is to nurture the Short North Arts District as a vibrant, creative, and inclusive community and leading arts destination.

The Short North Alliance will:

  • Advocate (for its success)
  • Improve (its public spaces)
  • Engage (its unique stakeholders)
  • Sustain (its resources and supportive relationships)
  • Market (its success and opportunities)

Click here to view the 2016 Short North Alliance Annual Report.

FRIENDS OF THE SHORT NORTH BUSINESS MEMBERSHIP

Become a Friend of the Short North, and promote your business in the District! For more information, click here.

SHORT NORTH ALLIANCE STAFF

Betsy Pandora

Betsy A. Pandora, MCRP
Executive Director

Melanie Kortyka

Melanie Kortyka
Events & Special Projects Manager

Sara Wolff

Sara Wolff
Marketing & Communications Manager

Michelle Gibson

Michelle Gibson
Business & Visitor Services Coordinator

SHORT NORTH AMBASSADOR TEAM

Greg Feldman
Operations Manager

Andy Miller

Andy Miller
Ambassador

Cameron Worthington

Cameron Worthington
Ambassador

SHORT NORTH ALLIANCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Joel Pizzuti, President
The Pizzuti Companies

Collin Castore, Vice President
Seventh Son Brewery, The Barrel & Bottle

Julia Hansen, Secritary
Hilton Columbus Downtown

Kirk Trowbridge, Treasurer
Clarus Partners

Michelle Brandt
Brandt-Roberts Galleries

Wilson Browning
Beecher Hill

Anjali Chavan
Battelle

Nate DeMars
Pursuit

Dr. Jane Flores
Elemental Veterinary Center and Pet Spa

Elaine Grogan Luttrull
Columbus College of Art & Design

Kim Meacham
Paper Daisy Flower Boutique

Maria Mercurio
Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority

Maren Roth
Rowe Boutique

Karla Rothan
Stonewall Columbus

Sevell
Sevell + Sevell Inc.

Tony Slanec
OHM Advisors

Nancy Sully
City of Columbus

David Teed
Resident

Yohannan Terrell
Warhol & Wallstreet Ltd.

SHORT NORTH SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ricky Day, President
The Day Companies

Mark Wood, Vice President
The Wood Companies

Susan Jennings, Secretary
North Central Mental Health

Tom O’Leary, Treasurer
Resident

Bradley Howe
Short North Fitness

Chris Gegas
Short North Real Estate

Michelle Larsen
City of Columbus, Department of Development

Nick Montell
The Greystone on High

Mark Wagenbrenner
Wagenbrenner Development

SHORT NORTH ALLIANCE PHOTOGRAPHERS

Bailey Lytle

Brent Mackey

Cole Ruoff

Jennie Key

Nikole Prete

Short North Alliance
21 E. 5th Ave, Ste. 103
Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 299.8050

Hours of Operation
M-F, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Gallery Hop Saturdays, 4:00pm – 10:00pm

Short North Ambassadors
Hotline
(614) 636.5100

Hours of Operation
January 1-April 2:
Su-S, 7:00am – 8:00pm

April 3-November 5:
Su-S, 7:00am – 11:00pm

November 6-December 31:
S-W, 7:00am – 8:00pm
Th-S, 7:00am – 11:00pm

Click here for current internship opportunities.