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Lack of Municipal Parking Stunting Downtown Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lack of Municipal Parking Stunting Downtown Development

When the Edwards Companies submitted a proposal to the Downtown Commission to construct a new six-story building on High Street between Gay and Long, many Columbus Underground readers expressed frustration with the building being too short for the area. When compared to the nearly-completed 12-story 250 High building or the proposed 17-story mixed-use Two25 building, […]

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High Street Mixed-Use Development Received Well by Downtown Commission

Walker Evans Walker Evans High Street Mixed-Use Development Received Well by Downtown Commission

Earlier this month, the Edwards Companies submitted a development proposal to the Downtown Commission for review, which calls for the construction of a new interconnected six-story building on High Street. Today, the Downtown Commission met to review the proposal. “They received it pretty well, and had some suggestions on how to get more mass up toward High […]

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Edwards Submits Plan for High Street Between Gay and Long

Brent Warren Brent Warren Edwards Submits Plan for High Street Between Gay and Long

Edwards Companies appears to be moving forward with their plans to build on the surface parking lot at the northwest corner of West Gay and North High streets downtown. This time, though, the plan encompasses the whole block, stretching north to West Long Street. An Edwards affiliate, the Eclipse Real Estate Group, has submitted plans to the […]

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Casa Sazon Closes Downtown Restaurant

Walker Evans Walker Evans Casa Sazon Closes Downtown Restaurant

An observant Columbus Underground reader notified us today of a sign spotted on the front door of Latin restaurant Casa Sazon, which revealed that the business is now closed. The sign reads as follows: Casa Sazon is closed for business. Thank you for being a valued customer. While we are searching for a new location, […]

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Construction Starts on One East Gay Development Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Starts on One East Gay Development Downtown

Fifteen months after a fire emptied out the building located at 11 East Gay Street, work has begun to redevelop the property. Local developer Day Companies purchased the building last August, and today was awarded state tax credits that is moving the project forward. Construction crews have begun preliminary demolition work inside the building — now being […]

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Renovations Begin on The Madison Mixed-Use Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans Renovations Begin on The Madison Mixed-Use Development

The long-vacant Madison’s Department Store and White-Haines Buildings, located prominently on High Street between Gay Street and Long Street, have often been considered one of the biggest eyesores Downtown. Last summer, the City of Columbus began to pursue action against the property’s former owners, which prompted the sale of the properties to Day Companies, a […]

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Lomonico’s Eatery to Open Downtown Gay Street Location

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Lomonico’s Eatery to Open Downtown Gay Street Location

Italian restaurant Lomonico’s Eatery is expanding to the downtown Discovery District, with an opening slated for late July. The new location was originally announced last summer with plans to be open by November 2014, but delays have pushed the timeline back a bit. Construction on the 340 E. Gay Street space began on May 4. The […]

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