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11-Story Building Proposed for Swan Cleaners Site Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren 11-Story Building Proposed for Swan Cleaners Site Downtown

Crawford Hoying is bringing a proposal to the Downtown Commission this month for the Swan Cleaners site at the corner of South High and West Cherry streets. Under the plan, the existing three-story brick building would be demolished and replaced with an 11-story mixed-use apartment building. “With the High and Cherry location we are excited […]

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Work Starting on New Five-Story Building at Grandview Yard, Condo Units Selling

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work Starting on New Five-Story Building at Grandview Yard, Condo Units Selling

Construction is underway on the latest new addition to Grandview Yard — a mixed-use building featuring ground-level retail with four floors of apartments above. The new building, to be called the Manchester, is located at the southeast corner of Yard Street and Junction Way. Parking will be available in a large garage just to the […]

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Edwards Officially Announces “The Wellington” Mixed-Use Development Near OSU

Walker Evans Walker Evans Edwards Officially Announces “The Wellington” Mixed-Use Development Near OSU

While the development approval process first began back in January for the redevelopment of the High Street block between 16th and 17th Avenues, representatives from the Edwards Communities made it official today with the unveiling of “The Wellington”. Once completed, the new building will house 448 students, 46,000 square feet of ground floor retail, a […]

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Construction Roundup: August 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: August 2016

August has been a hot and rainy month, but much progress has still been made at construction sites all throughout central Columbus neighborhoods. This month’s Construction Roundup photo series takes a tour through sites located Downtown, in the Discovery District, Arena District, Short North, Victorian Village, Italian Village, Clintonville, University District, Grandview Heights, RiverSouth and […]

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Jack Storey Settling Into New Leadership Role in Franklinton

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner Jack Storey Settling Into New Leadership Role in Franklinton

Former assistant director of the Franklin Development Association, Jack Storey, officially took over as executive director of the nonprofit organization back on July 1st. Storey was officially hired as assistant director in January of this year, but has worked in community development in Ohio since 2010. He said that part of what attracted him to […]

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Library Calling for Demolition and Redevelopment of Grant Oak Apartments

Brent Warren Brent Warren Library Calling for Demolition and Redevelopment of Grant Oak Apartments

The Columbus Metropolitan Library is soliciting proposals to redevelop the row of apartment buildings just north of the newly renovated Main Library downtown. The library has posted a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) on their website that specifies what they have in mind for the site – two mid-rise apartment buildings framing a small park, with […]

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View on Grant Apartment Development Gets Further Updates

Walker Evans Walker Evans View on Grant Apartment Development Gets Further Updates

While construction work has already begun on the View on Grant apartment project in Downtown Columbus, the building plans are continuing to see some revisions. When the project was first proposed over a year ago, it included an addition on the north side of the building, which was later removed during the design revision process. […]

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