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Driving Park home values, taxes rise, pushing out Black residents
Driving Park Historic District (DPHD) is a delightful urban neighborhood bounded Sixth Avenue on the north, Fourth Avenue on the south and stretches between Marion and High Streets. We are a Registered Neighborhood Organization (RNO) within the City and County of Denver.
As Driving Park home values skyrocket, concern that Black residents will be forced out
Mark Ferenchik The Columbus Dispatch A few days ago, real estate agent Daniel Perez was on his knees touching up some kitchen cabinetry with black paint on a Geers Avenue house he was listing in the Driving Park neighborhood. The refurbished bungalow — with its original hardwood floors in the living room and two first-floor bedrooms, new appliances, gray carpeting, and a loft bedroom upstairs with a walk-in closet and new bathroom — had been put on the market on New Year’s Day.
Three days later, on Tuesday, he already had seven showings and two offers. By Thursday, the house was in contract. Home prices — and real estate taxes — are rising in Driving Park Not that long ago, houses were selling for much less. Perez, who works for the Top Gains Group at Red 1 Realty, said there are close to 15 homes that have been or are being renovated on Geers Avenue alone. But she said the potential ramifications are troubling. Beverly Barrett, a Black resident who has lived on Lilley Avenue in Driving Park since , said she doesn’t like the trend either.
Barrett, who is in her 80s, said city inspectors are telling senior residents to repair their homes. But she said she and other people don’t have the money to do that. At the same time, some don’t qualify for the Franklin County Office on Aging’s minor home repair program, she said.
Meanwhile, Barrett said she receives constant calls from people offering to buy her house — so many that she blows a whistle into the phone to let them know she’s not interested. According to census numbers, the overall population in two census tracts that include Driving Park dropped since , and a decline in the number of Black residents is driving that. In the census tract north of Livingston and south of Interstate 70, the population dropped 3.
In the census tract south of Livingston to East Whittier Street, the population fell by 3. The population of both tracts had been steadily declining for 50 years. According to census numbers, the population of the tract north of Livingston was 4, that year. The population of the tract south of Livingston was 7, Wilkos said that what’s going on in Driving Park is the same thing taking place in Columbus neighborhoods everywhere: The scarcity of available homes is driving up prices.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital expansion creating increased demand for Driving Park homes In Driving Park, that is magnified because a major anchor nearby — Nationwide Children’s Hospital — also is creating scores of jobs. While homebuyers have been priced out of larger houses on the Near East Side, Olde Towne East and the Franklin Park areas, they can afford Driving Park’s smaller homes, even as they grow in value.
According to the hospital, 10, people work at its main campus at Livingston and Parsons avenues about 1. Sheila Straub, a real estate agent with Coldwell Banker in Bexley, is familiar with the Driving Park area and Southern Orchards, just south of the hospital. She said she sold homes last year in the area to a nurse at Nationwide Children’s, an art teacher, a couple of attorneys — all under She also suggested that Connect Realty’s trolley barn project in Olde Towne East north of I, with two bars now open and eateries and a butcher and grocery shop ahead, might also be a draw for the Driving Park area.
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