Who Is Pact?

PACT’s vision is to create a healthy, financially and environmentally sustainable community where residents can have access to safe and affordable housing, quality healthcare and education, and employment opportunities on the Near East Side of Columbus, Ohio.

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Get the Facts

Get answers to questions regarding Near East Side development. Browse through documents and reports, such as the King-Lincoln District Plan and the Poindexter Village Relocation FAQ Sheet. You will also find PACT’s Frequently Asked Questions and information on other Near East Side development plans. READ MORE

Blueprint for Community Investment

A Blueprint for Community Investment is a comprehensive, long-term strategy that helps guide the development of a neighborhood or community. To be involved in the planning process, sign our guestbook. Indicate you are interested in the planning process for the Near East Side, and we will contact you!


History of Near East Side

Great music once saturated the Near East Side every weekend. Jumpin’ jam sessions filled the Regal, the Macon, the Yacht Club, the Pythian Theater and the 5-0 Deuce. Musicians from near and far tested their talents, leading scores of people down Mt. Vernon Avenue and across Long Street.

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Pact Voices


PACT Voices is where you can hear first-hand what PACT is all about from our partners and volunteers. You will also hear from local community leaders and neighbors who are dedicated to the Near East Side and its future. Take some time to browse through our latest videos.

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Meeting Room

Stay current with PACT Materials from Advisory and Subcommittee meetings (agendas, PowerPoint presentations, and more).

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