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Northstar Cafe Shelves Upper Arlington Restaurant Plans

Walker Evans Walker Evans Northstar Cafe Shelves Upper Arlington Restaurant Plans

We announced in November that Lane Avenue would eventually be home to a new Northstar Cafe location, but those plans have officially been put on the back burner. “We never got past the stage where we were simply exploring the opportunity,” said Northstar co-owner Kevin Malhame. “We concluded that it wasn’t ideal for us at this time, […]

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Construction Roundup: January 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: January 2015

It’s cold outside, but construction continues all throughout Columbus. The first construction photo roundup of 2015 includes many development projects in urban neighborhoods including: Harrison West – New townhomes at Harrison Park, and multiple new buildings at Trotter’s Gate. Victorian Village – New apartments at 40 West Third Avenue. Italian Village – The Fireproof Building […]

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More Artist Studio Space Coming to Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren More Artist Studio Space Coming to Franklinton

The owners of 400 West Rich plan to convert an 18,000 square-foot former factory building just down the street into more artist studios. The East Franklinton Review Board approved the renovation plan for 289 West Walnut Street in December. The building – which served as a metals extrusion and fabrication plant for the B&T Metals […]

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New Condo Buildings Will Complete The Arena District

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Condo Buildings Will Complete The Arena District

When Nationwide Arena first opened its doors nearly 15 years ago, it signaled the launch of the Arena District in Downtown Columbus. In the early 2000s, the neighborhood was home to several new and renovated office and residential buildings, but much of the land surrounding the Arena was still made up of gravel parking lots […]

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Renovation and New-Build Proposed for Corner of Oak and Wilson in Olde Towne East

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renovation and New-Build Proposed for Corner of Oak and Wilson in Olde Towne East

Plans have been presented to the Near East Area Commission to build a two-story, mixed-use building on a vacant lot at the southeast corner of Oak Street and Wilson Avenue. Before beginning the new construction, though, the developer plans to renovate the dilapidated building next door. Joel Simmons, CEO of the Gordon James Company, said […]

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Renderings Unveiled for New 12-Story Downtown Hotel

Walker Evans Walker Evans Renderings Unveiled for New 12-Story Downtown Hotel

It was announced last week that Indus Hotels has proposed the construction of a new 12-story Hilton Garden Inn hotel at 77 East Nationwide Boulevard, and today the preliminary renderings have been revealed that give an idea of what the development could look like. The building would be similar in height to the Crowne Plaza Hotel, […]

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Dublin Approves Plans for Eight Mixed-Use Bridge Park Buildings

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dublin Approves Plans for Eight Mixed-Use Bridge Park Buildings

Dublin City Council approved a basic development plan yesterday evening for the first phase of the larger Bridge Park project. The plan, presented by Crawford Hoying Development Partners, calls for the construction of eight mixed-use buildings in phase one, that will include a total of 371 housing units, 169,000 square feet of office space, 87,000 […]

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