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Lack of Municipal Parking Stunting Downtown Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lack of Municipal Parking Stunting Downtown Development

When the Edwards Companies submitted a proposal to the Downtown Commission to construct a new six-story building on High Street between Gay and Long, many Columbus Underground readers expressed frustration with the building being too short for the area. When compared to the nearly-completed 12-story 250 High building or the proposed 17-story mixed-use Two25 building, […]

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The Olympic Development Approved in Clintonville

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Olympic Development Approved in Clintonville

After a year of public meetings and design revisions, The Olympic mixed-use development has now been approved by the Clintonville Area Commission, the Clintonville Zoning Committee and Columbus City Council. The project was originally proposed with more units, less parking and a bolder design, but neighborhood concerns about all three put the project on hold […]

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Project Update: Barrett Middle School Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: Barrett Middle School Site

With remediation work well underway on the Barrett Middle School building in Merion Village, Columbus Underground recently got a look inside the historic building. Hilary Deason of Casto – the developer of the project along with Homeport – pointed out original features like tin ceilings, large windows, and hard wood flooring. She explained that as […]

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Downtown Apartment Market Maintains 95% Occupancy Rate

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Apartment Market Maintains 95% Occupancy Rate

Downtown Columbus has added hundreds of new apartment units every year for the past several years, and the demand for rental housing shows no sign of slowing. According to a new report released today by the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District, the Downtown market has an apartment occupancy rate of 95%. “I don’t know why, […]

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Downtown Warehouse Proposed for Apartment Conversion

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Warehouse Proposed for Apartment Conversion

Last summer, BalletMet floated a proposal to convert a Downtown warehouse that they owned into student-centric housing with a renovation by Jonathan Barnes Architecture and Design. Over a year later, they’ve returned to the Downtown Commission to review an updated proposal from JDSI Celmark, a developer now attached to the project. The new proposal still calls […]

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High Street Mixed-Use Development Received Well by Downtown Commission

Walker Evans Walker Evans High Street Mixed-Use Development Received Well by Downtown Commission

Earlier this month, the Edwards Companies submitted a development proposal to the Downtown Commission for review, which calls for the construction of a new interconnected six-story building on High Street. Today, the Downtown Commission met to review the proposal. “They received it pretty well, and had some suggestions on how to get more mass up toward High […]

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Development Roundup: New Parks, Bridges, Apartments, and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: New Parks, Bridges, Apartments, and More

Our Development Roundup feature is designed to keep you up-to-date on the latest proposals, approvals, delays and ribbon-cuttings. Whether it’s incremental updates on the many projects we are tracking, or short blurbs on some of the smaller or more far-flung developments that we have yet to cover, the aim of the roundup is to keep you informed. […]

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