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Spanning five quarter blocks south of the Lazarus building, the district is bordered by State Street on the north, the Miranova tower on the south, Pearl Street on the east, and the Scioto River on the west. The Columbus Downtown Development Corp. has been charged with redeveloping the area by the city of Columbus.

New Improv Theater Opening Downtown in October

Ella Douglass Ella Douglass New Improv Theater Opening Downtown in October

“Get a job in computers.” If you’ve ever told your parents you want to entertain for a living, you likely received a similar response. But the virtues of a solid career in IT didn’t keep Tara DeFrancisco or Rance Rizzutto from pursuing improv comedy professionally in Chicago. Now, after more than 10 years performing with […]

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New Visuals Unveiled for 11-Story Downtown Development Proposal

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Visuals Unveiled for 11-Story Downtown Development Proposal

Last week, we got our first look at a new 11-story apartment building proposal from local developers Crawford Hoying that would replace the three-story Swan Cleaners building at the Downtown intersection of Cherry Street and High Street if built as planned. While the original article only featured basic building schematics as visuals, we’ve been given an […]

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Pop-Up Project will Transform RiverSouth Alley to Pedestrian Space

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pop-Up Project will Transform RiverSouth Alley to Pedestrian Space

In just a couple of weeks, an underutilized alleyway in the RiverSouth neighborhood will take on a new life as a temporary pedestrian-centric outdoor amenity space, thanks to Transit Columbus — the same group that is currently installing the Parklet Project on Gay Street. Starting on June 9th, the block of West Cherry Street between […]

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Downtown Commission Weighs in on Millennial Tower Proposal

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Commission Weighs in on Millennial Tower Proposal

The recently-announced 25-story Millennial Tower received its first round of feedback from the Downtown Commission this morning as the project went in front of the group for conceptual review. Developer Bill Schottenstein presented the project to the Commission, and explained the thought process behind the design, the height, the uses, and the architecture. The mixed-use […]

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Millennial Tower will “Complete” RiverSouth Plan

Walker Evans Walker Evans Millennial Tower will “Complete” RiverSouth Plan

When Columbus Underground first broke the news that a new 25-story mixed-use tower was being planned for Downtown Columbus, the response was overwhelming, as expected. While some discussed and debated their viewpoints on the architectural style of the building, the majority of response to the news was generally positive, as Downtown Columbus has not seen […]

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25-Story “Millennial Tower” Announced for Downtown Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans 25-Story “Millennial Tower” Announced for Downtown Columbus

The Columbus skyline is set to become a little bit taller and a little more contemporary in design in 2018. Local developer Arshot Investment Corporation announced today plans to construct a new 25-story 400,000 square foot building at the southwest intersection of Front Street and Rich Street in the RiverSouth district in Downtown Columbus. The new […]

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Five-Story Mixed-Use Building Approved Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Five-Story Mixed-Use Building Approved Downtown

The Matan is the latest Downtown development proposal from Lifestyle Communities, which gained approval from the Downtown Commission during this morning’s monthly meeting. LC Director of Development Chase Miller presented the project to the Commission for review, which primarily featured only cosmetic updates from last month’s initial proposal. Members of the Downtown Commission praised the overall design […]

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