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Opinion: OSU Attack Requires Deeper Thought and Understanding

Ibrahima Sow Ibrahima Sow Opinion: OSU Attack Requires Deeper Thought and Understanding

On Monday, November 28th, 2016, the first thought that came to my head as news from the Ohio State University campus was first being reported, was “my school is under attack”. This is different from the thoughts of many other Muslims, who were thinking “please let them not be Muslim”. The idea that as a […]

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Construction Roundup: Short North, Near East, University District and More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North, Near East, University District and More

In addition to Downtown Columbus and Downtown Dublin, there’s a whole lot of other construction happening throughout various neighborhoods and suburbs as well. This latest installment in our Construction Roundup photo series takes a look at what’s going on in Victorian Village, the Near East Side, Bexley, the University District and beyond. Some of the […]

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Development Update: LC RiverSouth

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Update: LC RiverSouth

After a series of delays and false starts, progress is now undeniable at the corner of Rich and High streets Downtown. An eight-story building is close to being topped out at the northwest corner, and foundation work for the second “mirror-image” building on the south side of Rich is well underway. Lifestyle Communities brought the […]

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Lifestyle Communities Seeing Success Outside of Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Lifestyle Communities Seeing Success Outside of Columbus

Columbus Underground recently spoke with Chad Thompson, Chief Marketing Officer for Lifestyle Communities, to get an update on the LC RiverSouth development Downtown. Thompson also provided some insight into the other projects that LC is developing, both in the Columbus area and in other markets. Read on for some highlights from that conversation. On the other […]

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New 10-Acre Car Rental Facility Coming to John Glenn Airport in 2020

Walker Evans Walker Evans New 10-Acre Car Rental Facility Coming to John Glenn Airport in 2020

Representatives from the John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) announced today that they have selected TranSystems Corporation of Ohio to design a new rental car facility at the airport. The new facility is slated for construction on 10 acres of land in the center of the airport’s property, and will replace the current car rental […]

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Casto Project in Franklinton Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren Casto Project in Franklinton Approved

Casto’s long-planned development in East Franklinton cleared its latest hurdle earlier this month, winning a vote of approval from the East Franklinton Area Review Board. The project features a pair of five-story buildings fronting Rich Street, two three-story buildings on either side of Lucas Street, and four smaller townhome buildings on the Scioto River side […]

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OSU Releases More Information on Campus Attack

Walker Evans Walker Evans OSU Releases More Information on Campus Attack

Press Release: Update on victims of campus attack: 3 of 11 still hospitalized Injured professor describes event, declines to speculate on motive Three of 11 people injured in a campus attack Monday remain hospitalized, officials announced in a news conference today at The Ohio State University. One patient is being treated at The Ohio State […]

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