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City and County Eying Park Land for New Courthouse Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren City and County Eying Park Land for New Courthouse Building

The City of Columbus and Franklin County announced today that they are considering building a new municipal courthouse at the southeast corner of High and Mound streets downtown. The land is currently occupied by Dorrian Commons Park and the four-story James A. Karnes Building, which holds several county agencies. The Franklin County Municipal Court is […]

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Mixed-Use Development Proposed for Olde Towne East

Brent Warren Brent Warren Mixed-Use Development Proposed for Olde Towne East

A proposal to build a mixed-use development at the northeast corner of 18th and Oak streets in Olde Towne East is beginning to work its way through the approval process. The plan, from Metropolitan Holdings, calls for a five-story building containing 117 apartments over about 4,600 square feet of ground-floor retail. A total of 278 […]

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Yet Another Plan for Prominent Corner to be Presented

Brent Warren Brent Warren Yet Another Plan for Prominent Corner to be Presented

The University Impact District Review Board (UIDRB) will soon weigh in on another proposal for the southwest corner of King Avenue and North High Street, continuing a saga that began last spring when St. Louis-based Collegiate Development Group first floated a redevelopment concept for the site. According to documents submitted to the city in advance […]

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Milo-Grogan Leaders Tackle Challenges of Gentrification Head-On

Brent Warren Brent Warren Milo-Grogan Leaders Tackle Challenges of Gentrification Head-On

Charles Thompkins grew up in Milo-Grogan and has been actively involved as a leader in the neighborhood for decades. That involvement has ranged from serving as Chair of the Milo-Grogan Area Commission, to creating the Milo Fest, to organizing an adopt-a-family effort at Christmas that is now in its 35th year. “I’ve been doing this kind […]

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Plan Lays Out Vision for the Hilltop

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan Lays Out Vision for the Hilltop

An event at the Glenwood Community Center earlier this week served as the official unveiling of the Envision Hilltop Plan, the latest attempt from Mayor Andrew Ginther’s administration to shine a light on the neighborhood’s needs and to encourage further investment in its future. Much like the One Linden plan released in 2018, the Hilltop […]

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Construction Roundup: January 2020

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: January 2020

Welcome to the first installment of Construction Roundup in this new decade. If it’s your first time joining us, this series was designed to document the progress of various urban development projects throughout Columbus and its surrounding Central Ohio communities. Those projects include residential development, new office buildings, parking garages, major highway updates, bridges, public […]

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School Board Votes to Sell Five District Properties

Brent Warren Brent Warren School Board Votes to Sell Five District Properties

A vote from the Columbus Board of Education last week has cleared the way for the district to sell five of its properties, including the historic Beck Street School near German Village. “We expect to begin the sales process sometime in February,” said Scott Wortman, Chief Communications Officer for Columbus City Schools (CCS). “Per statute, […]

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