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LeVeque Apartments to Start Pre-Leasing in July, Condos Soon to Follow

Walker Evans Walker Evans LeVeque Apartments to Start Pre-Leasing in July, Condos Soon to Follow

While the exterior of the LeVeque Tower hasn’t changed too dramatically over the better part of the past century, the interior has seen a major transformation in the past several years. Every floor of the building is being renovated to accomodate new offices, a new hotel with a restaurant and bar, and a residential mix […]

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Franklinton Building to be Partially Demolished, Future Development Planned

Walker Evans Walker Evans Franklinton Building to be Partially Demolished, Future Development Planned

After decades of neglect and gradual deterioration, a portion of the building located at 435 West Town Street in Franklinton is expected to see demolition within the next several months. The two-story section of the building on the south side of the property facing Walnut Street has long been without a roof, and signs on […]

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Construction Roundup: May Edition

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: May Edition

It’s been awhile since we’ve done a full-blown construction roundup that features a wide swath of the city of Columbus, instead focusing on one neighborhood or area at a time (primarily because it’s gotten too difficult to cover the entire city on a regular basis with so much construction going on). This month we’ve gone […]

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Update: Columbus Main Library to Reopen in June

Randi Walle Randi Walle Update: Columbus Main Library to Reopen in June

While it may not look like much now, come late June the Main Library will be fully functioning, happily serving the residents of Central Ohio once again. The 255,400 square-foot building has been under renovation since February of 2015, and has been entirely closed to the public since April 2015. Much progress has been made […]

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First Major Piece of 15th and High Redevelopment Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren First Major Piece of 15th and High Redevelopment Approved

Edwards Communities received approval last week from the University Area Review Board to build a six-story, mixed-use development on the east side of High Street between 16th and 17th avenues. Ryan Szmanski of Edwards said that work on the site could begin as soon as this summer, with a goal of opening by the start […]

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Construction Roundup: Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North

Unsurprisingly, the Short North continues to be one of the hottest neighborhoods for new development, which means that construction sites can be found all throughout Italian Village, Victorian Village and along High Street as well. Our latest construction roundup includes photos taken all over the neighborhood, including the site of Hubbard Park Place, which has […]

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Construction Roundup: The Barrett

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: The Barrett

When we checked in with The Barrett development in Merion Village last summer, Columbus Underground was given a guided hard-hat tour of the inside of the historic Barrett Middle School building. Renovations of the building had just begun, and the transformation into apartments was under way. An exterior tour of the site last week reveals […]

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