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Proposal for Front and Long Would Add Affordable Housing Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal for Front and Long Would Add Affordable Housing Downtown

A collection of buildings at the southeast corner of Front and Long Streets Downtown is being considered for redevelopment as workforce housing; about 40 units of affordable apartments would sit on top of street-level retail. The project, along with another potential development on the South Side, would be the first under the city’s new Housing […]

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New Five Story 101-Unit Apartment Building Proposed for Victorian Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Five Story 101-Unit Apartment Building Proposed for Victorian Village

A new 101-unit 100,000 square foot five-story apartment building is being proposed for development on a large 1.2 acre surface lot in a rapidly changing section of Victorian Village. Borror Properties is proposing the construction of two connected buildings at 991 Dennison Avenue, located between Second and Third Avenues just south of the Specialty Select Hospital […]

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Casto’s Bridge Street District Proposal Calls for 392 Units

Brent Warren Brent Warren Casto’s Bridge Street District Proposal Calls for 392 Units

Casto has proposed a 392-unit residential development off of Tuller Road, joining a growing list of developers hoping to capitalize on the high-density vision laid out by the City of Dublin for their Bridge Street District. The proposed development, named Tuller Flats, would feature multiple three-story buildings arranged around a clubhouse and various green spaces. […]

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Restoration of Lazarus House a Win for Preservationists

Brent Warren Brent Warren Restoration of Lazarus House a Win for Preservationists

Although small in scale compared to the many large apartment projects currently planned or under construction Downtown, the recent renovation of the Lazarus House at 380 East Town Street may provide some lessons for developers faced with the significant cost of restoring historic properties. The husband and wife team of Jeff Darbee and Nancy Recchie, […]

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Transformation of OSU’s North Campus Begins

Brent Warren Brent Warren Transformation of OSU’s North Campus Begins

Construction fencing is up and trees have been cut down along Lane Avenue and North High Street – the first visible signs of a coming transformation for OSU’s north campus. Although not quite in the same league as the recent $1 billion Wexner Medical Center Expansion, the university’s plans for the North Residential District are […]

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DRAC Celebrates Ten Years, Looks Back at Changes Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren DRAC Celebrates Ten Years, Looks Back at Changes Downtown

2013 marks the tenth year of the Downtown Residents’ Association of Columbus. A party is scheduled for September 18th at the Renaissance Hotel to officially celebrate the anniversary, although the organization has been marking the milestone with events all year. In April, for instance, they took a look back at their beginnings by releasing the results […]

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Construction to Start Soon on Fireproof Project in Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Construction to Start Soon on Fireproof Project in Short North

Elford Development is on track to start vertical construction by the end of this month on their Fireproof Building development at 1024 North High Street. The project, which was first announced in April of 2012 with construction scheduled for that fall, will feature 56 apartment units, ground level retail and a surface parking lot in […]

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