64 Urban Development Projects Under Construction in 2019
The pace of development in Columbus showed no signs of slowing in 2019. Below, you’ll find our roundup of the significant urban development projects that were under construction throughout the year.
A large red building is now visible from multiple vantage points and should be open soon.
Significant work has already been done at the new Crew Stadium site.
Work continues on the Reach on Goodale.
Work has progressed on a seven-story building on South High Street.
The facade of several historic buildings are being preserved as part of a new hotel that is going up on Park Street.
A new parking option will be available next year for visitors to the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
A smaller garage is under construction at the northeast corner of Long and Neilston Street. That building, from the Edwards Companies, was first proposed for a different site, about 300 feet to the east.
2020 will see the first excavation and, eventually, vertical construction on the 28-story Hilton Hotel expansion – preliminary work on the site began in December, after a ceremonial groundbreaking in August.
A parking garage is going up along the new Cannon Drive, near the Wexner Medical Center.
Site work has begun off of College Road, where OSU’s new Arts District will soon begin to take shape.
Just to the east, on the other side of High Street, two large cranes tower over the 15th and High site – under construction is the new WOSU Headquarters and the first of two office and retail buildings that will frame a new public plaza.
In Weinland Park, new buildings are going up to the south of the Grant Park apartments.
An 18-unit building is being built in a parking lot that sits behind an existing High Street building.
The former Fifth Avenue Elementary School in Dennison Place has been demolished and work is set to begin in January on the mixed-use development that will be taking its place.
The Parsons Place Apartments are currently under construction.
New buildings continue to rise along Livingston Avenue, as the Nationwide Children’s Hospital campus expands.
A new plan for the Maennerchor Building in the Brewery District is starting to take shape.
Preliminary work has started on this Schumacher Place project after a lengthy approval process.
A project at the northern edge of the neighborhood appears to be close to wrapping up.
Heading south on Fourth Street from there, work continues on the Budd Dairy building, the Spring Cleaners site and at Jeffrey Park, where more than 800 apartment and townhome units have been completed.
Closer to High Street, a new five-story parking garage will be wrapped with apartments and feature a restaurant space as well.
A recent visit to the Mount Carmel West campus revealed a major demolition project in progress.
Work continues on the conversion of a vacant motel into housing for at-risk youth.
A $240 million corporate headquarters is rising on the periphery of the neighborhood.
A three-story building will add more new apartment units to East Franklinton.
Meanwhile, after several false starts, utility work has begun at the Grandview Crossing site, with construction on the first apartment and office buildings scheduled to start in early 2020.
Near East Side
The final phases of construction on this 25-acre project are on track to be completed next year, marking the completion of a ten-year transition from Poindexter Village to Legacy Pointe.
Utility work has begun and the first vertical construction is scheduled for 2020 in the large Metro Park and mixed-use development known as Quarry Trails.
On the other side of Trabue Road, the apartment portion of this large development is nearly complete.
Several buildings are going vertical at the same time on the 20-acre Founders Park development.
Up north, work continues on the 1,200-acre Evans Farm.
If you’ve been to the airport recently, you may have noticed that CMH is getting a new rental car facility.
A building with a modern design is going up on Main Street in Bexley.
A small retail building is nearly complete at the corner of North Broadway and High in Clintonville.
The 40-unit Marsh Brook Place is under construction.
Linden is getting a new community center and park.
The large Hamilton Quarter development near New Albany continues to come together.
The transformation of a former Giant Eagle is underway on the north side.
September of 2020 is the target completion date for the new University City development.
A new hotel and mixed-use building is under construction on Lane Avenue.