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Harrison West

Established at the turn of the 20th Century and added to the Register of Historic Places in 1975, Harrison West features brick streets and housing built by craftsmen for workers in nearby factories. The neighborhood is bordered by Victorian Village and the Olentangy River, and is home to several parks and works of public art.

Four-Story Building to Bring More New Apartments to Harrison West

Brent Warren Brent Warren Four-Story Building to Bring More New Apartments to Harrison West

A four-story mixed-use building is under construction in Harrison West, bringing another 26 new apartment units to the neighborhood. The project, at 840 Michigan Ave., sits just to the north of the 140-unit Trotters Park apartment complex, which was completed in 2015. Chad Seiber of Mulberry, the developer of the project, said that work should […]

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Update: Over 500 Apartments, 128-Room Hotel Planned at Battelle Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Update: Over 500 Apartments, 128-Room Hotel Planned at Battelle Site

More details of the 20-acre mixed-use development proposed for Harrison West are emerging. Over 500 apartment units would be spread over four separate buildings, all clustered toward the Fifth Avenue side of the project and in close proximity to a three-story parking garage with enough room to accommodate 721 cars. A 128-key hotel with a […]

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20 Acre Mixed-Use Development Planned for Harrison West

Walker Evans Walker Evans 20 Acre Mixed-Use Development Planned for Harrison West

After months of anticipation and speculation, plans to redevelop a large surface parking lot near the campus of Battelle have finally been unveiled. Battelle is selling the property to a development team led by Wagenbrenner Development and Fortress Real Estate. The project, revealed at a community meeting tonight, calls for a mix of office, hotel, […]

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In Limbo: Updates on 15 Urban Development Projects That Were Quiet in 2016

Brent Warren Brent Warren In Limbo: Updates on 15 Urban Development Projects That Were Quiet in 2016

Here’s a list of potentially big stories that we didn’t hear much about in 2016. They didn’t fit into any of the categories for our annual Year in Review — completed, under construction, or proposed — so we thought we’d compile another list, this one focused on projects that first came to our attention in […]

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Work to Start on Missing West Third Avenue Sidewalks

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work to Start on Missing West Third Avenue Sidewalks

Construction is scheduled to start next week on a long-awaited infrastructure fix for a section of West Third Avenue, just west of Olentangy River Road. Residents of both the Fifth by Northwest and Harrison West neighborhoods have complained for years about the condition of the street as it passes underneath the railroad tracks that run […]

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250 New Apartments Could Be on Tap for Harrison West

Brent Warren Brent Warren 250 New Apartments Could Be on Tap for Harrison West

More apartments could be coming soon to the western edge of Harrison West. Developer Michael Schiff of Schiff Property Group is in contract to buy the seven-acre Superior Beverage site at 871 Ingleside Street. Schiff told Columbus Underground that he is working with Scott Pickett to acquire the parcel, which sits at the western edge […]

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New Condos, Storage Facility Proposed for Harrison West

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Condos, Storage Facility Proposed for Harrison West

A new proposal from a Florida developer calls for demolishing the APCO Siding Company building at 815 Michigan Avenue and replacing it with six three-story residential buildings. A total of 33 for-sale townhomes would be accommodated on the site, with below-ground garages and some surface parking providing space for 66 cars. The new project, which […]

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