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Construction Roundup: August 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: August 2015

Summer is rapidly coming to a close, but there’s been a lot of progress on new development projects all over Columbus throughout the warm weather season. A quick look back to May’s photo gallery reveals how much can change in just three months. For our August installment, we’ve capture photographs of the latest at Nationwide […]

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New Five-Story Mixed-Use Apartment Building Proposed Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Five-Story Mixed-Use Apartment Building Proposed Downtown

Two local development companies are teaming up to add more apartments and retail to Downtown Columbus. Bluestone Brothers and Crawford Hoying presented plans for a new five-story mixed-use apartment building at the corner of East Town Street and South Fifth Street, located just two blocks east of Columbus Commons. The $13 million project would replace […]

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Franklinton Shipping Container Park Delayed Until 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans Franklinton Shipping Container Park Delayed Until 2016

A shipping container park was originally planned to pop-up in Franklinton this summer on the site of a planned five-story 310-unit mixed-use apartment development for the neighborhood, but the concept has officially been pushed back to 2016. “It’s been tough because the city of Columbus doesn’t have a process for this like some other cities […]

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Idea Foundry to Begin Work on Phase 2 of Franklinton Maker Space

Walker Evans Walker Evans Idea Foundry to Begin Work on Phase 2 of Franklinton Maker Space

When the Columbus Idea Foundry first opened its doors in Franklinton last year, they were actually only halfway done with work on the 60,000 square foot building at 421 West State Street. Today, the leadership behind the makerspace organization is announcing that the second half of buildout is about to begin. “When we moved to Franklinton […]

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New Renderings of Northside Library Branch Unveiled, Construction Delayed

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Renderings of Northside Library Branch Unveiled, Construction Delayed

We got our first look at the new Northside branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library system back in April when architectural firm NBBJ first revealed the design of the new two-story building at 1423 North High Street. Today, we’re getting a better look from a couple of different angles with updated renderings that show the […]

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Charlotte to Columbus: Investing in Transit Key to Growth

Brent Warren Brent Warren Charlotte to Columbus: Investing in Transit Key to Growth

Charlotte, North Carolina opened its first light rail line in November of 2007, a nine-mile stretch of rail extending south from downtown on which ridership soon soared. Work is now underway on extending that line another 12 miles to the north – connecting downtown to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte – while work […]

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City to Seek Proposals for Long Street Site Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren City to Seek Proposals for Long Street Site Downtown

The pending relocation of the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging to the South Side will be leaving a prime development site open downtown; the agency’s six-story office building and adjacent parking lot at 174 East Long Street. The City of Columbus will be sending out a Request for Proposals before the end of this […]

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