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Library Releases Design for Parsons Avenue Branch

Brent Warren Brent Warren Library Releases Design for Parsons Avenue Branch

The Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has released the latest design for their Parsons Avenue Branch. A rendering showing a one-story building with a mix of modern and traditional elements was also presented to the neighborhood at a June 18th event. Ben Zenitsky of CML explained that the design is the result of a customer survey […]

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Urban Food-and-Beverage Campus Proposed to Lure Stone Brewing to Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Urban Food-and-Beverage Campus Proposed to Lure Stone Brewing to Columbus

It’s no secret that Columbus has been courting the Stone Brewing Company for their $31 million brewery expansion project. The popular California-based craft brewery operation has grown rapidly since launching in 1996, and is currently the 10th largest craft brewery in the US. With that growth comes the need to expand to the other side […]

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Plan Calls for “Downtown Franklinton” District, Parks on Broad Street

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan Calls for “Downtown Franklinton” District, Parks on Broad Street

A draft neighborhood plan for West Franklinton – which will be presented tonight at the last of three community planning meetings – calls for a “Downtown Franklinton” district, new parks along West Broad Street and a range of other suggestions for the area. The plan has been in development since the process first started in January. […]

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Portion of Clintonville Ravine Cleared For New Restaurant

Walker Evans Walker Evans Portion of Clintonville Ravine Cleared For New Restaurant

According to an update posted on the Friends of the Ravines website, a construction project has claimed a portion of the Bill Moose Ravine in the northern Clintonville/Beechwold area. Understandably, the group is upset about the demolition and is questioning the processes that allowed the construction work to begin without their awareness: “We are not sure […]

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Photos: Urban Living Tour 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Urban Living Tour 2014

Columbus Underground hosted its first Urban Living Tour on Sunday, July 27th, showcasing apartments and condos located Downtown and surrounding urban neighborhoods. Over 450 people participated in the event, browsing over a dozen residential buildings that ranged from unfinished loft spaces under construction to model units ready for new renters who want to move in. […]

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Six New Houses Planned for Corner of Second and Summit

Brent Warren Brent Warren Six New Houses Planned for Corner of Second and Summit

Construction could start as soon as this fall on six new single-family houses at the corner of Summit Street and East Second Avenue in Italian Village. The site, which in recent years has hosted a community garden, will be split into six lots, each featuring a two-and-a-half story, two-bedroom house. Connie Klema, one of the owners […]

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NRI Envisions Mixed-Use Development for Broad Street Site in Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans NRI Envisions Mixed-Use Development for Broad Street Site in Franklinton

In May, Nationwide Realty Investors made some waves when it was revealed that the development company known best for creating the Arena District and Grandview Yard had purchased the old Byers Chevrolet site in Franklinton. While the Arena District and Grandview Yard sites are both 100-acre master planning efforts, NRI President Brian Ellis sees the […]

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