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Hard Hat Tour: Columbus Museum of Art Expansion

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hard Hat Tour: Columbus Museum of Art Expansion

While we regularly post photo updates of the progress over at the new Columbus Museum of Art expansion in our Construction Roundup series, we rarely get a glimpse of the inside of the building. Today we were invited along on a hard hat construction tour of the large new wing of the museum as well as […]

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Proposal Calls for Five-Story Building Across from Northstar

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Calls for Five-Story Building Across from Northstar

The pace of development in Italian Village shows no signs of slowing any time soon. Wood Companies has proposed a five-story mixed-use building for 940 North High Street – the concept will be presented at tomorrow’s Italian Village Commission meeting, where commissioners will also weigh in on Borror Properties’ six-story Pearl Alley proposal. Both projects are […]

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Six-Story Condo Building Proposed for Pearl Street in Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren Six-Story Condo Building Proposed for Pearl Street in Italian Village

Borror Properties has proposed a 13-unit, six-story condo building for 848 North Pearl Street, the current site of a one-story industrial building. The proposed building would sit just north of the Hubbard parking garage and across Prescott Street from another Borror project; the recently-approved, four-story Prescott and Pearl apartment building. Jeff Baur of Borror Properties […]

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Proposal Calls for Mixed-Use Development at Olympic Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Calls for Mixed-Use Development at Olympic Site

Developer Kyle Katz has proposed a four-story, 152-unit mixed-use development for the Olympic Swim Club site at 3450 Indianola Avenue in Clintonville. He is pursuing the project with his wife, April Zimmerman Katz, who is the owner of the property and whose grandparents bought the pool in 1938, a year after it was built. Zimmerman […]

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Pre-Leasing Underway for Worthington Place Apartments

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pre-Leasing Underway for Worthington Place Apartments

A sizable chunk of the parking lot surrounding the Shops at Worthington Place has been replaced by a 59-unit apartment building – pre-leasing is underway for those units, while construction continues on a second, larger building next door that will hold 134 apartments and about 20,000 square feet of commercial space. Stephen Brothers-McGrew, Marketing Manager […]

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Design Digest: Sullivan Bruck Architects

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design Digest: Sullivan Bruck Architects

Although most of our Design Digest interviews are conducted by email, we thought we would try something different this time, sitting down in late July for an in-person chat with Joseph Sullivan, principal of Sullivan Bruck Architects. The result is a free-flowing discussion of the firm’s work, it’s involvement in a groundbreaking urban apartment project, […]

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Library Releases Design for Parsons Avenue Branch

Brent Warren Brent Warren Library Releases Design for Parsons Avenue Branch

The Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has released the latest design for their Parsons Avenue Branch. A rendering showing a one-story building with a mix of modern and traditional elements was also presented to the neighborhood at a June 18th event. Ben Zenitsky of CML explained that the design is the result of a customer survey […]

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