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 and surrounding area.

MISSION

The mission of the Short North Alliance is to nurture the Short North Arts District, High Street, East 5th Avenue, and North Fourth Street commercial corridors as vibrant, creative, and inclusive communities and leading arts destinations.

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 2020 Short North Alliance Annual Report.

CONTRIBUTIONS

Support the Short North Arts District by making a donation to the Short North Alliance, a 501(c)3 charitable non-profit organization. Your tax deductible donation will benefit Short North Arts District programs and initiatives, including our arts and events programming, and safe and clean initiatives of the Short North Alliance. To make a contribution, click here.

FRIENDS OF THE SHORT NORTH ALLIANCE PROGRAM

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

SHORT NORTH ALLIANCE STAFF

Betsy A. Pandora, MCRP, CTA
Executive Director
Caitlyn Dunn Beebe, CTA
Deputy Director, District Projects & Operations
Casey Needham, CTA
Creative Services & Marketing Manager
Becca Goodburn, CTA
Events & Development Manager

SHORT NORTH ALLIANCE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Click here to view current internship opportunities and click here to view current employment opportunities with the Short North Alliance.

SHORT NORTH AMBASSADORS

Marcus Grimes
Operations Manager
PJ Johnson
Ambassador
Larry Simpson
Ambassador
Crystal Alvey
Ambassador
Larry Bogovich
Ambasador

SHORT NORTH ALLIANCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Wilson Browning, President
Beecher Hill

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

Maren Roth, Secretary
Rowe

Elaine Grogan Luttrull, Treasurer
Columbus College of Art & Design, Minerva Financial Arts

Anjali Chavan
Battelle

Nate DeMars
Pursuit

Jeff Excell
Fox in the Snow

Julia Hansen
Hilton Columbus Downtown

Mary Jo Hudson
Squire Patton Boggs LLP

Heather Leonard
Cameron Mitchell Restaurants

Kim Meacham
The Paper Daisy Flower Boutique

Maria Mercurio
Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority

William Poindexter III
Principal Financial Group

Karla Rothan
Resident

Jim Russell
The Pizzuti Companies

Tony Slanec
OHM Advisors

Nancy Sully
City of Columbus

Yohannan Terrell
Warhol & WALL ST.

Margaret Wunderlich
Sherrie Gallerie

SHORT NORTH SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ricky Day, President
The Day Companies

Tyler Puhl, Vice President
The Wood Companies

Susan Jennings, Secretary
North Central Mental Health

Tom O’Leary, Treasurer
Resident

Rachael Carvalho
Upstart

Chris Gegas
Short North Real Estate

Marianne Lannan
The Lamp Shade

Michelle Larsen
City of Columbus, Department of Development

Nick Montell
The Greystone on High

Meetings and records of the Short North Special Improvement District are open to the public.
Click here to request a meeting schedule or make a records request.

5TH AVENUE AND 4TH STREET
SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mark Wagenbrenner, President
Thrive Companies

Paul Pardi, Vice President
Avenue Partners

Leah Evans, Treasurer
Homeport

Ashley Meyers, Secretary
Resident

Quinn Fallon
Little Rock Bar

Todd Kemmerer
Capital Equities

Kevin Lykens
The Lykens Companies

Kaileigh Pickett
Borror

Meetings and records of the 5th Avenue and 4th Street Improvement District are open to the public.
Click here to request a meeting schedule or make a records request.


The mural pictured at the top of this page is Short North Gothic by Steve Galgas and Mike Altman.