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More Buildings Torn Down As 15th and High Project Continues

Brent Warren Brent Warren More Buildings Torn Down As 15th and High Project Continues

A block of buildings on the east side of High Street between 15th and 16th avenues – where Brenen’s Cafe, Too’s Spirits Under High and O Patio & Pub used to be located, among other businesses – has been torn down, and more demolitions are scheduled for the next few weeks. Also set to come […]

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OSU Seeking Developer for Hotel at 15th and High

Brent Warren Brent Warren OSU Seeking Developer for Hotel at 15th and High

A new storm sewer has been installed underneath North High Street and a six-story apartment building with a ground-floor Target is set to open this summer, but there hasn’t been much new to report about the centerpiece of the 15th and High plan – a large boutique hotel that will look out onto a new […]

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Five University District Developments Set to Open this Summer

Brent Warren Brent Warren Five University District Developments Set to Open this Summer

Five major developments are scheduled to come online this August in the University District, bringing an additional 531 apartments, 705 parking spaces and a significant amount of new retail space to the High Street and Lane Avenue corridors. Here are the basics on each project, including the retail tenants that have been confirmed so far […]

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15th and High Update: More Demolitions, Utility Work on High Street Starting Soon

Brent Warren Brent Warren 15th and High Update: More Demolitions, Utility Work on High Street Starting Soon

It’s been a little over two years since OSU first unveiled its 15th and High plan, calling for a transformation of the area that would include multiple new mixed-use buildings, a boutique hotel, a parking garage, a redesigned Pearl Alley, and a new public square. Columbus Underground recently sat down with Erin Prosser of Campus Partners, […]

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Construction Roundup: The University District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: The University District

After checkin in on construction The Short North and Downtown Columbus, our third “Construction Roundup” stop this month is the University District, where multiple large-scale development projects are under way. While the High Street area may currently feel like one long construction zone around the Ohio State University, there’s still other projects likely to commence […]

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Demolition Begins at Original Long’s Bookstore Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Demolition Begins at Original Long’s Bookstore Building

The original Long’s Bookstore saw the beginning of its demolition today, as crews began to dismantle the structure located at the southeast intersection of High Street and 15th Avenue. The store operated as a student-centric textbook and supply shop from 1909 to its closure in 2005, when the name (and signage) transferred to the Barnes […]

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WOSU to Relocate TV and Radio Studios to 15th and High District

Walker Evans Walker Evans WOSU to Relocate TV and Radio Studios to 15th and High District

Local TV and radio production studios will call the 15th and High area home in the near future, as representatives from WOSU announced today that the organization is planning a relocation of their operations. Currently, WOSU Radio is based in the basement of The Fawcett Center on Olentangy River Road while WOSU TV is set […]

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