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Changes Recommended for Tax Abatement Programs

Brent Warren Brent Warren Changes Recommended for Tax Abatement Programs

A new draft report takes a comprehensive look at how the City of Columbus incentivizes development and makes some recommendations on ways to change the system to benefit more neighborhoods. One of those recommendations calls for taking a portion of the benefit that developers currently get for building in the Short North and directing it […]

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Construction Underway for Pecan Penny’s BBQ Restaurant on East Main Street

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Construction Underway for Pecan Penny’s BBQ Restaurant on East Main Street

The brains behind the Walrus and Olde Towne Tavern are bringing a barbecue concept to East Main Street. Construction has just started on Pecan Penny’s, which will take over the building that housed Ray Johnson Seafood Market for 99 years. Sitting between Third and Fourth streets on East Main, Pecan Penny’s will join a handful […]

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Corso Food Hall Proposal Heads to Italian Village Commission

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Corso Food Hall Proposal Heads to Italian Village Commission

Corso Ventures is planning another concept for the Short North. Unlike Standard Hall or Pint House, though, it won’t be your typical restaurant-slash-bar. Food Hall, occupying the spot at 1112 N. High St., will encompass a full bar and four kitchens, creating space for Columbus and non-local restauranteurs to pop up, experiment, and give Short […]

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Hard Hat Tour: National Veterans Memorial & Museum

Brent Warren Brent Warren Hard Hat Tour: National Veterans Memorial & Museum

The National Veterans Memorial & Museum is starting to take shape on the Scioto Peninsula. The unique building’s concrete shell is now in place and the surrounding land is being shaped to eventually hold 250 trees, a reflecting pool and a network of walking paths. Amy Taylor of the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC), which […]

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Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & Grandview Yard

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & Grandview Yard

Earlier this month, we profiled construction updates from both Downtown and the Near East Side, but did not get a chance to focus on a few neighborhoods where development is currently most active. So in this installment, we’re featuring photos from Italian Village, Victorian Village, the Short North, University District and Grandview Yard areas. Check […]

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Construction Roundup: Poindexter Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Poindexter Village

It’s been four years since the original Poindexter Village affordable housing community was demolished, and the area has quickly been reborn as a new 449-unit mixed-income community known as Legacy Pointe at Poindexter. The new area includes a mix of contemporary multi-family buildings and single family homes, with a mix of one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom units current available […]

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Construction Roundup: Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Downtown

No matter which way you look at the Columbus skyline, you’re bound to see at least one construction crane or two these days. New apartments, condos and offices are rising all across the center of our city at a rapid pace, indicating a continued strong investment into the redevelopment of our urban core. This month’s installment in our Construction […]

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