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Development Roundup: November 2020 Edition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: November 2020 Edition

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news from Clintonville, Driving Park, Italian Village and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: Demand for the affordable senior units at The Livingston has been high, according to the project’s developer, Woda Cooper […]

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Six-Story Building Proposed for High Street Near OSU

Brent Warren Brent Warren Six-Story Building Proposed for High Street Near OSU

Another mixed-use development has been proposed for North High Street near Ohio State University. This one calls for a six-story, 146-unit building with ground floor retail at the northwest corner of Eighth Avenue. An internal garage would provide parking for 129 cars. Currently occupying the site is the former Cousins Army-Navy store and its parking […]

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UPDATED: Proposal Calls For Colorful Apartment Tower in Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren UPDATED: Proposal Calls For Colorful Apartment Tower in Franklinton

Editor’s note (11/18/20): This article was updated with more information from the project’s developer. A new proposal calls for a 13-story apartment building at 567-575 W. Broad St. in Franklinton. The development, which would contain 80 residential units and about 2,700 square feet of ground floor commercial space, would require the demolition of a single-story […]

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13-Story Apartment Building Proposed for Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren 13-Story Apartment Building Proposed for Downtown

A proposal for a 13-story apartment building at 199-209 E. Broad St. will be heard by the Downtown Commission later this month. The development would require the demolition of several interconnected buildings that have occupied the southeast corner of Broad and Young streets for many decades. Plans submitted to the city show the facade of […]

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Federal Funds Directed Toward Two Transit Corridor Projects

Brent Warren Brent Warren Federal Funds Directed Toward Two Transit Corridor Projects

The first two transit corridors planned under the LinkUs initiative have made it onto a list of projects that will receive federal funding within the next four years. The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) maintains the list – called the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) – and announced last week that both the Northwest corridor and […]

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COTA Update: Free Fares Continue, C-Pass Extended and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren COTA Update: Free Fares Continue, C-Pass Extended and More

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) continues to make adjustments to its schedule and operations, nearly eight months after the agency’s first pandemic-related service cuts. After another round of service changes in September, COTA has now restored service to 78% of its pre-COVID routes, according to a presentation given during a virtual public meeting earlier […]

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Contentious Olde Towne East Project Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Contentious Olde Towne East Project Moving Forward

Despite concerns expressed by some neighbors about its height and density, a development proposal in the heart of Olde Towne East has received a vote of approval from the Near East Area Commission and will now move on to the city’s Development Commission. The proposal calls for a five-story building at the northeast corner of […]

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