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Construction Roundup: University District, Franklinton & Near East Side

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: University District, Franklinton & Near East SideThe Wellington mixed-use apartment building rises in the University District — Photo by Walker Evans.
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It sometimes seems like most of the ongoing construction in Columbus is heavily concentrated in The Short North and Downtown areas, but there’s plenty of additional development happening in many other areas around the city. This installment of our construction roundup series takes a look at some of the sites spread across the University District, Franklinton and Near East Side neighborhoods in Columbus.

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Cargominium photo by Anne Evans — all other photos by Walker Evans.

New residents are moving into the newly completed apartments and townhomes in Poindexter Village on the Near East Side.

A street level view of the new mixed-use apartment building at the corner of Lane Avenue and High Street.

A new seven-story residential building rises at the intersection of Lane Avenue and Tuttle Park Place.

A view of multiple construction sites on High Street in the University District looking south toward Downtown Columbus.

A close-up of construction at the intersection of Lane and High near OSU.

The Wellington building has topped out near OSU, which will contain new apartments and an urban-style Target store.

The Highline on Nine building nears completion with new apartments and retail on the south end of OSU’s campus.

Another view of construction at The Wellington.

A new residential building is under construction at Seventh and High Streets in the University District.

Another view of the construction at 7th and High near Kroger.

Another view of new residences at Poindexter near the OSU Hospital East campus on the Near East Side.

More townhomes and apartments under construction at Poindexter.

A mixed-use building wraps construction on Mount Vernon avenue at Poindexter.

Ground has broken at the River & Rich development in Franklinton.

Another view of the ground prep work at Rich & Rich in Franklinton.

Construction rises at Gravity, a new mixed-use development on West Broad Street in Franklinton.

Another view of new homes at Poindexter on the city’s Near East Side.

A shipping-container building is under construction on the city’s Near East Side.


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