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Rapid 5 Waterways Project Moving Forward Quickly in 2021

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rapid 5 Waterways Project Moving Forward Quickly in 2021

It’s been over a year since we’ve heard much about the Rapid 5 project, and that has been entirely intentional. This waterways plan could redefine and interconnect Central Ohio’s five main rivers and was first unveiled in late 2019, but once the coronavirus pandemic began just a few months later, the leadership team behind the […]

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Game Arena Opens Second Location at The Gateway

Walker Evans Walker Evans Game Arena Opens Second Location at The Gateway

After nearly two years of waiting, video game fans can finally live it up at the second Game Arena location, now open at the OSU Gateway. The new spot carries over the format of the original Hilliard location — high-end gaming PCs and consoles that you rent time on — but with more of a college atmosphere […]

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ODOT Spending Nearly $2 Billion on Highway Projects in 2021

Walker Evans Walker Evans ODOT Spending Nearly $2 Billion on Highway Projects in 2021

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will spend a total of $1.92 billion during the 2021 construction season, spread across 956 individual projects in Ohio. The funding will primarily go toward maintenance, safety and repairs for existing bridges and roads. “Ohio’s ability to safely and easily move people and goods is vital as we continue […]

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36-Unit Apartment Community The Jacqueline Opens on Near East Side

Walker Evans Walker Evans 36-Unit Apartment Community The Jacqueline Opens on Near East Side

On a quiet stretch of Oak Street in the Franklin Park neighborhood (just outside the official border of Olde Towne East) is a new apartment development that just wrapped up construction. Known as “The Jacqueline,” the 36-unit, two-building development at 1305 Oak St. is the first urban project from local developer Wilcox Communities, which has […]

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Columbus Councilmember Mitchell Brown Announces Year End Retirement

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Councilmember Mitchell Brown Announces Year End Retirement

Just one week after Councilmember Priscilla Tyson announced her upcoming departure from Columbus City Council, Mitchell J. Brown followed suit with an announcement of his own today. Brown has served in the position for nearly six years and will not be seeking re-election for a second full term. “It has been an incredible journey,” stated Brown. […]

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Project Update: Smart Columbus in 2021 And Beyond

Walker Evans Walker Evans Project Update: Smart Columbus in 2021 And Beyond

It’s been nearly five full years since Columbus was declared the winner of the Smart City challenge and awarded $50 million from the US Department of Transportation and Vulcan, Inc. While some of the projects completed over the past half-decade have been fairly prominent, many others have occurred behind the scenes. “There’s a number of […]

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New Crew Stadium Renderings Showcase VIP Sections

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Crew Stadium Renderings Showcase VIP Sections

As the new Columbus Crew SC stadium inches closer to completion, the soccer team has unveiled some new interior design renderings that show off what the premium sections of the space will look like. These two new spots are known as the “River Club” and the “Rail Club” and are available immediately for season ticket […]

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