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Public Meetings Under Way for Southern Gateway Revitalization Effort

Brent Warren Brent Warren Public Meetings Under Way for Southern Gateway Revitalization Effort

Southern Gateway, the public-private partnership first announced by the Mayor in the 2012 State of the City address and officially launched last summer, has started its engagement with the neighborhood. Four public meetings have been held so far, and another two are scheduled: March 28 at the Parsons Avenue Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library […]

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Library Considering Multi-Story, Mixed Use Building for New Northside Branch

Brent Warren Brent Warren Library Considering Multi-Story, Mixed Use Building for New Northside Branch

The Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is looking at putting a new, larger Northside branch into a mixed-use development on the same site. Hoping to take advantage of its location between the Short North and the OSU campus, the library has selected the Pizzuti Companies to develop concepts for the branch, which sits at 1423 North […]

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270-Unit Apartment Building Planned for Polaris

Brent Warren Brent Warren 270-Unit Apartment Building Planned for Polaris

Kaufman Development, which hopes to have its 600 Goodale project near Grandview completed by this summer, is set to break ground soon on another five-story apartment building, this one in the Polaris area. The project, to be called 801 Polaris, will feature a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom units. The 270 apartments will have […]

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Dublin Moves Ahead with Bridge Street Corridor Plans, Connecting Across River

Brent Warren Brent Warren Dublin Moves Ahead with Bridge Street Corridor Plans, Connecting Across River

With last year’s Bridge Street Corridor Plan, Dublin laid out an ambitious blueprint for a dense, walkable district that would add approximately 8,000 new residential units to the area. City of Dublin Planner Rachel Ray was kind enough to share some thoughts on the recent progress the city has made toward realizing their goals, what […]

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Atlas Building Conversion to Apartments Set to Start

Brent Warren Brent Warren Atlas Building Conversion to Apartments Set to Start

Plans for the Atlas Building at 8 East Long Street Downtown are starting to come together. Michael Schiff, Principal of the Schiff Capital Group, outlined the latest plans and gave some background on the project Wednesday night at a ULI Columbus event at the building. Approximately 100 apartments are planned, with a mix of studios, […]

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Seven-Story Apartment Building Proposed at Italian Village Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Seven-Story Apartment Building Proposed at Italian Village Park

The Wood Companies and Schiff Capital Group have proposed a seven-story apartment building at the corner of East Hubbard Avenue and Pearl Alley, adjacent to Italian Village Park. The concept was presented to the Italian Village Commission this week. Mark Wood, President of The Wood Companies, said he was pleased with the reaction of the commission […]

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Upper Arlington Growing Vertical

Brent Warren Brent Warren Upper Arlington Growing Vertical

With two zero-setback, five-story buildings currently under construction, Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington is suddenly taking on a decidedly urban feel. Although some may be surprised to see the words “urban” and “Upper Arlington” in the same sentence, this type of relatively dense, mixed-use development is starting to be the norm for land-locked suburbs looking […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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