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Experience Columbus Identifies Sites for Hotel Expansion by Convention Center

 Brent Warren Experience Columbus Identifies Sites for Hotel Expansion by Convention Center

Experience Columbus has been making the case for years that a new 1,000-room hotel is needed in order for the city to attract bigger conventions. Even as new, smaller hotels have been proposed and built downtown, the city’s tourism officials have insisted that a large, full-service hotel adjacent to the Greater Columbus Convention Center would […]

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Eight-Story Hotel Proposed for University District

 Brent Warren Eight-Story Hotel Proposed for University District

The latest proposal for the University District calls for an eight-story hotel with ground floor retail at the corner of West Eighth Avenue and North High Street. That puts it right next door to the currently-under-construction Northside Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library. NBBJ, the architecture firm responsible for the library’s design, presented the new […]

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AIA Columbus Announces 2016 Architecture Award Winners

Walker Evans Walker Evans AIA Columbus Announces 2016 Architecture Award Winners

Once again, the Columbus Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Columbus) has recognized the best in local architectural design with their annual awards program. This year, five designs were awarded Merit Awards and Honor Awards. The five award recipients include: Margaret M. Walter Wing (Columbus Museum of Art) – Honor Award Owner/Client: Columbus Museum […]

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The Best Architectural Design of 2016: Two25 Commons by NBBJ

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best Architectural Design of 2016: Two25 Commons by NBBJ

When we asked our reader to vote on their favorite architectural designs of 2016 last month, there was a lot of competition to choose from. Over 900 voters narrowed the original list of 25 projects down to a top 10 list, with the mixed-use Two25 Commons building design landing at the top of the charts. […]

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Rich Street Pedestrian Bridge Approved by Downtown Commission

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rich Street Pedestrian Bridge Approved by Downtown Commission

Representatives from NBBJ, Kaufman Development and The Daimler Group returned to the Downtown Commission this morning to review an updated design for the proposed pedestrian bridge over Rich Street that will connect the Columbus Commons parking garage with the new 12-story Two25 Commons mixed-use building that will be located adjacent to the park. Several Commission […]

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Kaufman Announces Five-Story Apartment Development in Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kaufman Announces Five-Story Apartment Development in Franklinton

Franklinton has been a hotspot for development announcements over the past several years, and that trend continues today, with new plans proposing a five-story mixed-use apartment building on Broad Street in the heart of the neighborhood. The project will be the first in Franklinton from Kaufman Development, which has primarily focused their urban development efforts […]

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Design of New Northside Library Branch Revealed

Walker Evans Walker Evans Design of New Northside Library Branch Revealed

This Saturday, the Columbus Metropolitan Library will open its new Whitehall branch, but as soon as that celebration is over, the renovation work will continue elsewhere. Representatives at CML announced today that they will be hosting a community meeting at the Northside Branch (1423 North High Street) next Tuesday, April 14th to showcase the new […]

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