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Market Tower: More on Parking, Public Spaces, and the Case for Going Big

Brent Warren Brent Warren Market Tower: More on Parking, Public Spaces, and the Case for Going Big

Wednesday’s news that the City of Columbus has chosen the Wood Companies and Schiff Capital to develop the parking lot next to the North Market  generated plenty of discussion about the plan, which proposes building a 35-story tower on the site. When Columbus Underground sat down to discuss the proposal earlier this week with the development team […]

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Plans Moving Forward to Build 35-Story Tower on North Market Parking Lot

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plans Moving Forward to Build 35-Story Tower on North Market Parking Lot

The City of Columbus has chosen a 35-story tower as the winning proposal for the North Market parking lot. The proposal, called Market Tower, is from the Wood Companies and Schiff Capital Group. It would consist of approximately 200 residential units above office space, with restaurant and retail uses on the first two floors. The […]

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Development Update: Hubbard Park Place

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Update: Hubbard Park Place

It’s hard to miss the large building taking shape at the southeast corner of West Hubbard Avenue and Park Street in the Short North. The seven story mixed-use development — dubbed Hubbard Park Place — was first brought to the Victorian Village Commission in late 2013 by the Wood Companies and Schiff Capital Group. Although […]

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First Residents Set to Move in to the Diplomat

Brent Warren Brent Warren First Residents Set to Move in to the Diplomat

The final permits have been secured and finishing touches are being applied to the apartments and common areas of the Diplomat, the historic four-story building at the southwest corner of Buttles and High. When we last checked in on the Diplomat – which is being renovated by the Wood Companies in partnership with Schiff Capital […]

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First Floor Expansion Added to Bollinger Hotel Proposal

Brent Warren Brent Warren First Floor Expansion Added to Bollinger Hotel Proposal

The latest proposal for Bollinger Tower calls for a first-floor addition that would extend the building toward High Street. The conversion of the 11-story building from affordable housing into a hotel received its first review from the Italian Village Commission last month. That initial proposal called for maintaining the existing green space in front, but […]

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Bollinger Tower Hotel to Get First Review from Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bollinger Tower Hotel to Get First Review from Commission

The plan to convert the 11-story Bollinger Tower from affordable senior housing to a hotel will be getting its first review from the Italian Village Commission tomorrow. Submitted renderings show new windows and a fresh coat of paint on the building. They also show a name — Cambria Hotel and Suites, although Michael Schiff of […]

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Plans for Italian Village Parking Garage Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plans for Italian Village Parking Garage Moving Forward

The Wood Companies and Schiff Capital Group recently responded to a suggestion from the Victorian Village Commission to reduce the height of their proposed office building at 711 North High Street. Their proposal for a four-story parking garage at the northeast corner of Pearl and Lincoln streets, however, appears to be working its way through […]

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