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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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Urban Target Store Coming to 16th and High in 2018

Brent Warren Brent Warren Urban Target Store Coming to 16th and High in 2018

After years of speculation about the possibility of an urban Target store landing in Downtown Columbus, it appears as though the University District will be the first neighborhood in the city to actually see one of the smaller-footprint stores arrive. Less than a week after unveiling the name of the Wellington development at the corner […]

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Edwards Officially Announces “The Wellington” Mixed-Use Development Near OSU

Walker Evans Walker Evans Edwards Officially Announces “The Wellington” Mixed-Use Development Near OSU

While the development approval process first began back in January for the redevelopment of the High Street block between 16th and 17th Avenues, representatives from the Edwards Communities made it official today with the unveiling of “The Wellington”. Once completed, the new building will house 448 students, 46,000 square feet of ground floor retail, a […]

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Demolition Set to Begin Soon at High & 16th in University District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Demolition Set to Begin Soon at High & 16th in University District

Construction fencing has gone up, lane closures are in effect and the entire block between 16th Avenue and 17th Avenue is scheduled for demolition. The first set of eight buildings — which stretches from the former Huntington Bank to the former Bernie’s Bagels & Deli — will be coming down soon to make way for a […]

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Campus Partners Unveils Plans for 15th & High Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans Campus Partners Unveils Plans for 15th & High Development

Representatives from Campus Partners and The Ohio State University announced their full plan for the large-scale redevelopment surrounding the 15th Avenue and High Street intersection in the University District. “This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to provide connectivity between the university and the community,” said Keith Myers, Ohio State’s associate vice president for Planning and Real […]

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