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Plans Presented for Confluence Village Development

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plans Presented for Confluence Village Development

The latest plans for Confluence Village were presented virtually to the Downtown Commission this morning. The first phase of the development, which will sit between the currently under-construction Crew Stadium and the Olentangy River, will contain a five-story office building and 440 residential units spread over two buildings. Dan Gore, Senior Vice President of the […]

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Hard Hat Tour: Trolley District Taking Shape Near Franklin Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Hard Hat Tour: Trolley District Taking Shape Near Franklin Park

Workers are busy transforming the collection of historic buildings at the northeast corner of Oak Street and Kelton Avenue into a food and entertainment destination. New floors and structural supports are in the process of being installed, ceilings are being repaired on buildings that have been open to the weather for decades, and bricks from […]

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Before and After: Short North (Part 2)

Brent Warren Brent Warren Before and After: Short North (Part 2)

This installment of Before and After picks up where the inaugural effort left off, starting at First Avenue and continuing north up High Street to Fifth Avenue. Scroll down for a look at some of the more significant development projects within that stretch, along with pictures showing what was there before they were built. Donatos […]

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The Top 10 Architectural Designs of 2020

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Top 10 Architectural Designs of 2020

2020 has been a most unusual year, but that hasn’t caused much of a slowdown on development announcements. All year long, we saw new proposals unveiled by local and national developers with architectural designs from local and national firms. For the sixth year in a row, we asked our readers to select the best in […]

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Edwards Companies Envisions More Art & Entertainment for Gay Street District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Edwards Companies Envisions More Art & Entertainment for Gay Street District

The long-vacant Madison’s and White Haines buildings Downtown may soon see renovation work begin. A virtual tour of the area hosted by CASTO and The Edwards Companies earlier today unveiled new details on plans for the properties as a part of a larger makeover project. The idea to renovate the buildings and construct a new […]

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New Skatepark, Other Improvements Planned for Tuttle Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Skatepark, Other Improvements Planned for Tuttle Park

The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is moving forward with long-planned improvements to Tuttle Park in the University District. A new, 12,000-square-foot skatepark will be built on the eastern edge of the park, along with a new shelter house, two updated tennis courts, and a basketball court. The futsal court in the southeast corner of […]

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Construction Roundup: Downtown, Franklinton & Arena District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Downtown, Franklinton & Arena District

It’s been a very long time since we had regular Construction Roundup photo updates, which means a lot of progress has been occuring if you haven’t been out “crane spotting” during the pandemic. Below, we’ve got some photo updates from Downtown Columbus, The Discovery District, The Arena District, Franklinton and some other nearby hot spots. Make […]

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