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New Group Formed to Take On NIMBYs

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Group Formed to Take On NIMBYs

A new group has formed to advocate for more housing in urban Columbus. The founders of the organization, called Neighbors for More Neighbors Columbus, are hoping to push back against the Not-In-My-Backyard arguments that tend to dominate most discussions of new development in the city’s established neighborhoods. “We’re here to raise the voice of community […]

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Elevated Park Concept Proposed for Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Elevated Park Concept Proposed for Downtown

The Edwards Companies is considering transforming a decades-old elevated walkway Downtown into an open air park inspired by New York’s High Line. The roof and glass walls of the existing skybridge would be removed and landscaping added to create a public walkway above East Capital Street. The walkway would also serve to connect two Edwards […]

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Jeffrey Park Office, Parkside on Pearl Both Heading Back to Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Jeffrey Park Office, Parkside on Pearl Both Heading Back to Commission

A new plan for the final phases of the Jeffrey Park development will be heard by the Italian Village Commission this month. In 2019, Thrive Companies proposed building a large parking garage topped by as much as 140,000 square feet of office space – and perhaps several floors of apartments – at the southern end […]

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Stand-Alone Giant Eagle Pharmacy Planned for South Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren Stand-Alone Giant Eagle Pharmacy Planned for South Side

Giant Eagle will be bringing a stand-alone pharmacy to the former Buckeye Food Market building at 1380 S. Fourth St. The company said in a statement that the new store would open “in the coming months,” and that until that time customers could continue to pick up and drop off prescriptions at 280 E. Whittier […]

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Second Mixed-Use Development Proposed for West Fifth Avenue

Brent Warren Brent Warren Second Mixed-Use Development Proposed for West Fifth Avenue

A new proposal from Elford calls for a mixed-use development at 915 W. Fifth Ave., just down the street from where the company also plans to redevelop a 5.4-acre property owned by Goodwill Columbus. The new project, located at the southwest corner of Fifth and Delashmut avenues, would require the demolition of a White Castle-owned […]

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40 Urban Development Projects Completed in 2020

Brent Warren Brent Warren 40 Urban Development Projects Completed in 2020

Once again, we’ve compiled a list of all of the development projects that we have been tracking this year. We sorted that list into categories – announced, under construction, completed and miscellaneous. Despite the complete upheaval of our lives and the economy, 2020 was still a busy year for construction in and around Columbus. Downtown once again led the […]

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56 Urban Development Projects Under Construction in 2020

Brent Warren Brent Warren 56 Urban Development Projects Under Construction in 2020

Governor Mike DeWine’s stay-at-home order went into effect on March 24, but work continued on many development projects – especially the bigger ones – because the order defined construction as “essential infrastructure.” Below, you’ll find our roundup of the significant urban development projects that were under construction throughout the year. University District At 15th and […]

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