60 Urban Development Projects Under Construction in 2021
Construction crews continued their work all around the city in 2021. Below, you’ll find our roundup of the significant urban development projects that were under construction throughout the year.
Construction crews continue to be very busy in Weinland Park, where the following projects are all underway: the redevelopment of the former Beer Barn site, new apartments at the southern end of the Grant Park development, a six-story building from Marker Development, new student-oriented housing on Ninth Avenue, and the 4th and 5th development from Thrive Companies.
A lot of work has been done on the first phase of The Peninsula, the long-planned redevelopment of the Scioto Peninsula.
At the northern edge of Downtown, the 28-story convention center hotel continues to rise.
The plan from the Edwards Companies to renovate the PNC building and construct a new sunken plaza in front of it is underway, as is the developer’s new 13-story building down the street, and the long-stalled efforts to renovate the Madison’s and White Haines buildings on High.
New apartments in the Library Park development are scheduled to open soon at 50 S. Grant Ave.
Site work has started next to Lower.com Field, where the Astor Park development will bring apartments and offices to the western end of Nationwide Boulevard.
The Residences at Topiary Park is being rebuilt after a fire destroyed the nearly-completed project.
Two affordable housing developments – one on West Rich Street and the other on Broad – are also under construction in the neighborhood.
Livingston Avenue continues to be transformed by the expansion of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
An early 2022 opening is planned for this retro motel on High Street.
Work continues on the redevelopment of the historic Hoster Brewery complex. The development, now known as Front & Fulton, is projected to be complete in mid-2023.
The former Giant Eagle on Whittier has been demolished to make way for a 262-unit mixed-use development.
The 55-acre Grandview Crossing development is taking shape at the northeast corner of Dublin Road and Grandview Avenue.
On First Avenue, work is close to wrapping up on a new for-sale development, now called The Edington.
Near East Side
Work is underway on new housing from Community Housing Network on Nelson Road.
On East Broad, The Frisbie apartment building appears to be nearing completion.
Two large projects on the far west side are now moving forward.
The Evans Farm development continues to grow in Delaware County.
Some work has been done on the new apartment building replacing the ill-fated Cargominium project.
Solar panels are making their way onto this former landfill off of I-71.