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Planning Underway for Major Redevelopment Project in the Brewery District

Brent Warren Brent Warren Planning Underway for Major Redevelopment Project in the Brewery District

Local architecture firm Schooley Caldwell is now attached to a plan to redevelop the former Hoster Brewing Company complex in the Brewery District. The collection of large, interconnected buildings includes the former Wasserstrom Company headquarters, at 477 S. Front St., as well as the brewery’s former mash house, which has been empty for years. Also […]

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New Plan Calls for Aviation Hall of Fame at Historic Terminal

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan Calls for Aviation Hall of Fame at Historic Terminal

The latest plan for the original Port Columbus Air Terminal calls for the historic building to serve as the home of a new entity, the Ohio Air & Space Hall of Fame. The building, located at 4920 E. Fifth Ave, boasts a long and interesting history. It was used as the main terminal for the […]

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Coffee Shop and Apartments Planned for Historic Neil Avenue Church

Brent Warren Brent Warren Coffee Shop and Apartments Planned for Historic Neil Avenue Church

A historic church building at 1334 Neil Ave. will be getting the adaptive reuse treatment. A coffee shop and apartments are planned for the building, which sits at the corner of West Sixth Avenue, tucked neatly into the fabric of the Dennison Place neighborhood. Built in 1880, the building was home to the Neil Avenue […]

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Plan to Transform Block of Parsons Avenue Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan to Transform Block of Parsons Avenue Moving Forward

A plan to transform a cluster of run-down buildings on Parsons Avenue into a “cultural hub” is moving ahead after receiving support from multiple neighborhood groups. The buildings, located at 677 to 681 Parsons, have long been vacant but once held an assortment of businesses, ranging from a tire shop to an adult bookstore. Plans […]

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Bryden Road Renovation Nearing Completion

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bryden Road Renovation Nearing Completion

Twelve one-bedroom apartments will soon be available for rent at 738 Bryden Road – a three-story building with a rich history that has stood empty for years. Karl Schneider and Tyler Lucks, of Solihull Development Group, purchased the building in January of 2015 (along with other partners who have since divested from the project). After […]

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Pricing Released for Rehabbed Units in Citizens Building at Gay and High

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pricing Released for Rehabbed Units in Citizens Building at Gay and High

Pricing and floor plans have been released for the Edwards Companies’ 63-unit renovation of the Citizens Building on the southwest corner of Gay and High streets Downtown. Amenities listed on the project’s new website include a 24-hour fitness and yoga center, a rooftop patio, and a common area in the building’s restored two-story bank hall. Also touted are […]

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Project Update: Barrett Middle School Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: Barrett Middle School Site

With remediation work well underway on the Barrett Middle School building in Merion Village, Columbus Underground recently got a look inside the historic building. Hilary Deason of Casto – the developer of the project along with Homeport – pointed out original features like tin ceilings, large windows, and hard wood flooring. She explained that as […]

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