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 2019 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 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, CTA
Executive Director

Caitlyn Dunn

Caitlyn Dunn, CTA
Deputy Director, District Projects & Operations

Casey Needham, CTA
Creative Services & Marketing Manager

Becca Goodburn

Becca Goodburn, CTA
Events & Development Manager

Michelle Gibson

Michelle Gibson, CTA
Communications & Outreach  Coordinator

SHORT NORTH AMBASSADOR TEAM

Drason Sillin
Operations Manager

Tracy Steigerwald
Ambassador

Zach Duhl
Ambassador

Joe Williams
Ambassador

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

Julia Hansen
Hilton Columbus Downtown

Mary Jo Hudson
Squire Patton Boggs LLP

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

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.


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

Short North Alliance Administrative Office
886 N. High St, 4th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 299.8050

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

Short North Safety Office
1181 Mt. Pleasant Ave
Columbus, OH 43201

Short North Ambassadors 
Hotline
(614) 636.5100

Hours of Operation
Su-S, 7:00am – 11:00pm*

*Please note hours are subject to change during COVID-19

Contact the Short North Alliance

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