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Gas prices help COTA attract riders

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The Dispatch wrote Gas prices help COTA attract riders Saturday, November 17, 2007 BY TIM DOULIN Like the price of gasoline, the number of people taking the bus is up. COTA ridership has increased about 5.2 percent since Aug. 27, compared with the same period last year. The number of passenger boardings rose for 11 […]

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Business leaders discuss Downtown with governor

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The Dispatch wrote Business leaders discuss Downtown with governor Saturday, November 17, 2007 BY MARK NIQUETTE Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman and area business leaders have met with Gov. Ted Strickland to discuss Downtown development projects, including options for the ailing City Center mall. Details were not disclosed. Strickland spokesman Keith Dailey described Thursday’s meeting […]

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McKinley Avenue to Reopen to Two-Way Traffic

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  Press Release wrote McKinley Avenue to Reopen to Two-Way Traffic  $13.7 million Improvements Nearly Complete in Franklinton (Columbus) Flood-prone McKinley Avenue, between Souder and Central avenues, is scheduled to re-open to westbound traffic Thursday afternoon now that major drainage and roadway improvements are nearly complete. The City spent $13.7 million to install new storm […]

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The Rumor Mill: City Center to become Courthouse?

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The Walker Evans Effect wrote The Rumor Mill: City Center to become Courthouse? November 15th, 2007 I got an anonymous tip this morning about the Franklin County Courthouse project delays having to do with the fact that the project may be moving into the City Center. I hope this rumor isn’t coming true because while […]

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The biggest public-works project in Columbus history

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The Dispatch wrote City plans to tunnel 5.4 miles Thursday, November 15, 2007 BY ROBERT VITALE It’s the biggest public-works project in Columbus history, and you won’t have to navigate a maze of orange barrels to get around it. City officials say they’ve changed construction plans for the upcoming installation of a 5.4-mile-long, 18-foot-wide sewer […]

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Terraces on Walhalla – Clintonville Condos

 

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2109/2475971172_5cfebf4040.jpg for the full article: www.columbusmetroagent.com Terraces on Walhalla, on the Northeast corner of Weber Rd. and High Street, offers 20 flats, from 1000-1650 sqft (not including terraces) priced from $179,000 to $329,000 (pre-construction pricing). An additional discount of $10,000 is applied to the first 3 flats in contract. Private terraces on some flats top […]

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2007: Trolley Market + Franklin Park Condominiums

 Submitted News 2007: Trolley Market + Franklin Park Condominiums

Franklin Park Condominiums merge green living with cosmopolitan urban lifestyle Located one block south of Franklin Park, the city’s premier urban park, Franklin Park Condominiums are within two blocks of the restored historic enclaves of Franklin Park South, Franklin Avenue and Bryden Road. This unique development infuses Art Noveau’s ‘green’ ideas of the past with […]

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