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Catfish alley monument will commemorate historic past

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A monument marking the restoration of the Catfish Alley district in Columbus will be unveiled on Sept. 5.

The monument will commemorate the historic area that once was the center of the city's black business community.

Landscaping for a park area, street re paving and sidewalk improvements on Fourth Street between College and Main streets have been completed.

The installation of ornamental, or "festival" lighting, is also on the way.

The monument will be unveiled before Art Walk Downtown festivities the Sept. 5.

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