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Homeport Planning Affordable Housing for Main Street Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Homeport Planning Affordable Housing for Main Street Downtown

Homeport wants to see more affordable housing Downtown, and they think their former office building at 562 East Main Street is a good place to start. The nonprofit housing organization will bring preliminary plans for a 60 unit, five-story apartment building to the Downtown Commission tomorrow. The new building would replace the 10,000 square foot […]

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Construction Update: Jeffrey Park

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Update: Jeffrey Park

Once completed, Jeffrey Park will add over 1,300 new residential units to the Italian Village neighborhood, filling in a large 41-acre site just north of Downtown Columbus. The project, led by Wagenbrenner Development, has gotten off to a good start since ground first broke in 2013, completing the northern-most third of the project with hundreds of […]

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Six-Story Building Approved for South Campus Taco Bell Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Six-Story Building Approved for South Campus Taco Bell Site

After many months of design reviews, Skip Weiler and David Ruma’s proposal to redevelop the Taco Bell site at 1525 North High Street was approved last night by the University Area Review Board. The new plan boasts a smaller unit and bed count, but retains the same number of parking spaces as the previous proposal. […]

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Developers Present Updated Pavey Project, Neighbors Weigh In

Walker Evans Walker Evans Developers Present Updated Pavey Project, Neighbors Weigh In

An updated version of The View on Pavey Square development proposal was presented to the University Area Review Board last night in a crowded room filled with concerned neighbors who primarily live within close proximity to the site. The updates represent some major changes in massing, scale and height of the development — dividing the site plan […]

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Neighbors Gather to Oppose University District Development Proposal

Walker Evans Walker Evans Neighbors Gather to Oppose University District Development Proposal

An eleven-story development proposal on North High Street quickly drew ire from neighbors during December’s University Area Review Board meeting, and January’s meeting will likely see additional concerns raised. A flyer being distributed by a group of University District residents going by the name of “Protect Old North” is encouraging locals to attend en masse […]

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Downtown Alley Renovations Planned for Summer 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Alley Renovations Planned for Summer 2016

A long awaited improvement to a Downtown section of Pearl Alley and Lynn Alley will finally come to fruition this summer. Streetscape enhancements that were originally announced in late 2012 have been approved for construction this Spring, with a grand opening slated for June. The Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District is overseeing the project, and Executive […]

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Opinion: Some Neighbors Remain Opposed to White Castle Development

Joyce Martin Joyce Martin Opinion: Some Neighbors Remain Opposed to White Castle Development

The Ingram family, owners of White Castle System Inc., have, partnered with the City of Columbus and Borror Properties to build a six-to-eight-story mixed-use development at Second Avenue and High Street in the Short North. The development would provide an attractive modern exterior for the area. However, the addition of such a large structure would also […]

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