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Library Scales Back Plans for New Northside Branch

Brent Warren Brent Warren Library Scales Back Plans for New Northside Branch

The Columbus Metropolitan Library has scaled back their plans for a new Northside branch at 1423 North High Street. They had previously considered building a multi-story, mixed-use building that would house the library on the first floor along with office space or apartments on the upper floors. Ben Zenitsky, Marketing & Communications Specialist for the […]

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Construction Roundup: September 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: September 2014

Every month we publish a photo series that documents the construction progress at various development sites throughout urban Columbus, showcasing the rapid evolution of our city through new apartments, new retail spaces, new offices, revamped streets, highways, greenspaces and cultural institutions. It’s always a challenge to capture everything, and this month we’ve slowed down a […]

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Realigned Cannon Drive Will Mean New Parkland, Development Around OSU Medical Campus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Realigned Cannon Drive Will Mean New Parkland, Development Around OSU Medical Campus

As construction progresses at a rapid pace on the north side of OSU’s campus – two new dorms at the corner of Lane Avenue and High Street and another at Lane and Neil Avenue are close to being topped out – planning continues for the eventual reshaping of a key entrance to the south end […]

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Proposal Calls for 65 Apartments in Citizens Building at Gay and High

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Calls for 65 Apartments in Citizens Building at Gay and High

Edwards Companies has submitted plans to the Downtown Commission that call for a complete renovation of the Citizens Building at 51 North High Street. Many of the historic features of the building – such as the original two-story bank hall – would be restored, while the upper floors would be converted into 65 apartment units. […]

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Proposed Two-Story Giant Eagle Goes Back to Bexley Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposed Two-Story Giant Eagle Goes Back to Bexley Commission

The latest design for a two-story Giant Eagle on Main Street will be presented to the Bexley Planning Commission at its September 22nd meeting. Changes have been made to the design since it was presented last month – the commission tabled a vote on the proposal due to concerns about parking, traffic impacts, and the […]

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Proposal Calls For Replacing Donatos Building in Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Calls For Replacing Donatos Building in Short North

A new proposal from Elford Development calls for demolishing the 1990′s-era Donatos building at 920 North High Street in the Short North. Replacing the existing one-story building would be a two-story structure featuring a redesigned Donatos as well as space for three additional retail or office tenants. The latest details of the proposal will be […]

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Construction to Start Soon on Trotter’s Gate Project in Harrison West

Brent Warren Brent Warren Construction to Start Soon on Trotter’s Gate Project in Harrison West

Construction is set to begin soon on a 144-unit apartment complex in Harrison West. The development — dubbed Trotter’s Gate in homage to the US Trotting Association offices that have occupied the site for decades — will consist of six three-story apartment buildings as well as a clubhouse, swimming pool, and about 1,200 square feet […]

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