Nov. 13, 2023 Revival Design Collective, Small Nation's architecture and design partners, were recognized by the American Institute of Architects - Dayton chapter with a Merit Award for Rainbow Row Bellefontaine last Thursday. The Focus on Design Awards Celebration, hosted at the Steam Plant in downtown Dayton, was established to promote and focus attention on architecture firms producing high quality and high-performance design. (Read More)

Excellence in Design Award

Oct. 23, 2023 Earlier this month, Triple Moon Design Co. became the newest business to open in Downtown Bellefontaine's Main Street Marketplace, offering a creative outlet for people to explore the intersection of art and design. Owner Jessica Thompson started her business as a way to explore her own creativity and has turned it into a way to teach others and share her love for making art in all its forms. (Read More)

Triple Moon

Sep. 12, 2023 The last storefront in the newly completed Rainbow Row Bellefontaine will soon be occupied as a new plant shop will be moving in. Eden Haus, owned by Kaity Overmyer, will feature a selection of specialty houseplants and accessories, taking her longtime hobby and making it into a business. Kaity's love for plants began about four years ago, when she started out with just a couple of succulent-style plants. Quickly, her own houseplant collection grew to around 100 plants. This growth has taught her skills such as cutting and propagating. (Read More)

Eden Haus

Aug. 18, 2023 After a year-long renovation period, the final touches on Small Nation's Rainbow Row Bellefontaine project have been completed. The five-storefront building was purchased by Small Nation in August of 2021 with emergency and structural repairs completed soon after. Redevelopment began over the summer of 2022 after an initial design period with architecture and construction professionals. (Read More)

Rainbow Row

June 1, 2023- This month, seven new short-term rentals will become available in Downtown Bellefontaine. Julie "Julz" Greene, along with her husband, Dr. Norman "Norm" Greene, will be opening these innovative rental properties on the second floor of Rainbow Row Bellefontaine on West Chillicothe Avenue. (READ MORE)

The owners of The Flats - short-term Airbnb Rentals

Nov. 3, 2022 - Did you hear the good news? Ohio Magazine recently named Bellefontaine one of Ohio's "Best Hometowns of 2022." Though locals in the Downtown Bellefontaine area may already be aware of just how wonderful their surroundings truly are, it's now official - and in print! Of course, this impressive feat calls for a celebration! (READ MORE)

Downtown Bellefontaine - Best Hometown

Aug. 25, 2022Small Nation is pleased to introduce its newest project, Rainbow Row Bellefontaine, located at 114-122 Chillicothe Avenue. The group of five brick buildings and seven loft apartments will pay homage to Charleston, South Carolina's Rainbow Row that includes 13 18th century historic homes located near the harbor, all brightly colored in their own pastel hues. (Read More)

Rainbow Row

July 20, 2022Ohio Magazine has recently named Bellefontaine as one of Ohio's Best Hometowns. Each year, Ohio Magazine recognizes places that make our state a great place to live.To determine this year's honorees, Ohio Magazine solicited nominations in the spring and conducted visits across the state over the summer. (Read More)

Bellefontaine, OH - Best Hometown

June 8, 2022The Craft Emporium, Downtown Bellefontaine's first retail craft beer store, is opening its doors in the Fall 2022, offering a unique niche in Ohio's most loveable downtown. With the craft and microbeer movement growing in popularity, owner and founder Brian Harmon wants to bring a location where connoisseurs and those who want to try something new can find these unique and hard-to-find craft and microbrews. (Read More)

Craft Emporium new storefront

April 22, 2022Renovated historic apartment buildings, hip local restaurants, quaint boutique stores and even a coworking spot and axe-throwing venue. No, we're not talking about the Short North or Easton Town Center or Bridge Park in Dublin. This is what you'll find if you make a 60-minute drive northwest to Bellefontaine, Ohio (pop. 14,115). (Read More)

Downtown Bellefontaine