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Debate Continues over Millennial Tower’s LED Billboard Plans

Walker Evans Walker Evans Debate Continues over Millennial Tower’s LED Billboard Plans

How do you balance advertisements with architecture? That continues to be the heart of the discussion with the 28-story Millennial Tower proposal as it made its way in front of the Downtown Commission for its third round of reviews this morning. When the new building was first proposed in May 2016 for the southwest corner […]

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Downtown Commission Weighs in on Millennial Tower Proposal

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Commission Weighs in on Millennial Tower Proposal

The recently-announced 25-story Millennial Tower received its first round of feedback from the Downtown Commission this morning as the project went in front of the group for conceptual review. Developer Bill Schottenstein presented the project to the Commission, and explained the thought process behind the design, the height, the uses, and the architecture. The mixed-use […]

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25-Story “Millennial Tower” Announced for Downtown Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans 25-Story “Millennial Tower” Announced for Downtown Columbus

The Columbus skyline is set to become a little bit taller and a little more contemporary in design in 2018. Local developer Arshot Investment Corporation announced today plans to construct a new 25-story 400,000 square foot building at the southwest intersection of Front Street and Rich Street in the RiverSouth district in Downtown Columbus. The new […]

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SPARC Race Track Announces Partnership with Richard Petty

Walker Evans Walker Evans SPARC Race Track Announces Partnership with Richard Petty

The Ashot Investment Corporation — developer of the Sports Pavilion and Automotive Research Center (SPARC) — announced today a new partnership with the Richard Petty Driving Experience. The new race track facility will be located just southwest of Downtown at the old Cooper Stadium site, and the new partnership will add a full spectrum driving experience […]

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Construction Begins on SPARC Race Track Project

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Begins on SPARC Race Track Project

Demolition has officially begun at the old Cooper Stadium site, located just southwest of Downtown Columbus. Portions of the baseball stadium are being removed for a renovation project that will turn the land into the Sports Pavilion & Automotive Research Complex, also known as SPARC. The project first made public waves in 2008, before the Columbus […]

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SPARC Announces Partnership with Midwestern Auto Group

Walker Evans Walker Evans SPARC Announces Partnership with Midwestern Auto Group

The Sports Pavilion & Automotive Research Complex (SPARC) project was officially kicked off today on the former site of the Columbus Clippers Baseball Stadium in the southern portion of Franklinton. The new $40 million multi-purpose development will convert this 47-acre blighted area into an automotive and technology facility centered around a half-mile paved race track […]

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Is Downtown Ready for a New SPARC?

Walker Evans Walker Evans Is Downtown Ready for a New SPARC?

Today, the old Cooper Stadium site sits empty, but in two years it will become a new hub of energy and activity just southwest of Downtown Columbus. The Sports Pavilion & Automotive Research Complex (SPARC for short) is the multi-purpose project that will re-use the old stadium site, bringing a variety of racing, motorcross and […]

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