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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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Whitehall Pushing for Density at Broad and Hamilton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Whitehall Pushing for Density at Broad and Hamilton

New renderings have been released and an overall development plan is starting to come into focus at the northeast corner of Hamilton Road and East Broad Street in Whitehall. Phase one of the 50-acre mixed-use development will hold 300 apartments and townhomes, as well as about 25,000 square feet of commercial space centered around a […]

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Plan Calls for 448 Apartments at Kroger Bakery Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan Calls for 448 Apartments at Kroger Bakery Site

A plan to transform the former Kroger Bakery site into a 448-unit residential development has been submitted to the Historic Resources Commission. The two existing buildings on the site would be renovated, and three additional apartment building would be constructed around them on what is now a large surface parking lot. The 9.4-acre complex, which […]

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CDDC Looking to Build Apartments Near Topiary Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren CDDC Looking to Build Apartments Near Topiary Park

A new plan for an empty lot across from the Topiary Park Downtown could bring a five-story, 90-unit apartment building to the site. The Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) bought the 0.7-acre parcel in February for $1.8 million. Located at 497 E. Town St. and once owned by Franklin University, the lot held a three-story […]

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New Office Building Proposed in Franklinton as Firm Branches Out

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Office Building Proposed in Franklinton as Firm Branches Out

TRIAD Architects has submitted plans to build a new two-story office building in Franklinton. If the plans are approved, the 24-year-old firm hopes to transfer its operations into the building, targeting the summer of 2022 for a move-in date. The East Franklinton Review Board got a first look at the proposal last month – voting […]

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Godman Guild to Move, Sell Weinland Park Site to Developer

Brent Warren Brent Warren Godman Guild to Move, Sell Weinland Park Site to Developer

The Godman Guild, a social service provider and community anchor in Weinland Park for decades, announced a plan this week to sell its property on East Sixth Avenue to a developer. The 2.3-acre parcel – which contains the former Sixth Avenue Elementary School that serves as the organization’s headquarters, as well as a parking lot […]

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Columbus Partnership Buys Vacant Downtown Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Partnership Buys Vacant Downtown Building

The Columbus Partnership has bought a prominent building Downtown and plans to work with a local developer to renovate it. Some combination of retail, office and residential uses is likely for the seven-story building at 145 S. Front St., according to Alex Fischer, President and CEO of the Columbus Partnership. The organization first signed a […]

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