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Eleven Projects Approved by Downtown Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Eleven Projects Approved by Downtown Commission

The Downtown Commission met virtually this morning, the first convening of the board since the spread of COVID-19 led to the cancellation of all such meetings in March. The agenda was longer than usual, with 11 applicants seeking certificates of appropriateness for their projects and another two going before the board for initial conceptual reviews. […]

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Renovation Plan for Historic Franklinton Buildings Debated

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renovation Plan for Historic Franklinton Buildings Debated

A plan to renovate a pair of historic buildings in Franklinton got another hearing yesterday. The former warehouse buildings at 373 and 375 W. Rich St. have been vacant for decades and have significant structural issues. The buildings, which survived the 1913 flood and are listed on both national and local historic registries, sit immediately […]

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Scioto Peninsula Buildings Headline Busy Downtown Commission Agenda

Brent Warren Brent Warren Scioto Peninsula Buildings Headline Busy Downtown Commission Agenda

The Downtown Commission is scheduled to hear a full slate of development proposals at its meeting on May 26, including the first phase of the Scioto Peninsula development. The meeting, which will be held virtually, will be the first to take place since the city cancelled all such public meetings in March, at the beginning […]

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The List: 9 Most Endangered Buildings of 2020

Brent Warren Brent Warren The List: 9 Most Endangered Buildings of 2020

Columbus Landmarks has released its annual Most Endangered Buildings list, highlighting nine buildings that are at risk of being demolished, redeveloped, or simply left to sit vacant and deteriorate. This year’s list features buildings from many different eras and neighborhoods, encompassing a range of different architectural styles. Urban neighborhoods like Franklinton and Linden are represented, […]

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Pizzuti Breaks Ground on Phase 3 of Library Park Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pizzuti Breaks Ground on Phase 3 of Library Park Development

The Discovery District neighborhood has been buzzing with new construction over the past several months, making room for nearly 2,000 new residents in the near future. The next project to break ground is the third phase of the “Library Park” development, a joint venture between The Pizzuti Companies and Capital University. While phases one and […]

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Construction Roundup: Easton Expansion

Brent Warren Brent Warren Construction Roundup: Easton Expansion

The developers of Easton Town Center announced their $500 million expansion plan in November of 2018, and work has continued at a steady pace ever since. The first new businesses opened late last year, and more were scheduled to open this spring, although many of those plans have been put on hold due to the […]

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Demolition of Building Underway Despite Neighborhood Opposition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Demolition of Building Underway Despite Neighborhood Opposition

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is proceeding with the demolition of a historic building on its campus despite pleas from a neighborhood group to save the structure. The house, at 574 S. 18th St., was built in 1928 as an apartment building and served as the hospital’s Ronald McDonald House from 1983 to 2008. After that, it […]

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