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Kroger Bakery Project Gets Commission Approval

Brent Warren Brent Warren Kroger Bakery Project Gets Commission Approval

A modified plan to redevelop the former Kroger Bakery site on Cleveland Avenue got a vote of approval from the Development Commission last night. The new plan calls for fewer residential units – 364 instead of 448 – and more office space – 49,000 square feet instead of 2,400 – than the previous proposal, which […]

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Opposition from Abbott Leads to Delay in Kroger Bakery Proposal

Brent Warren Brent Warren Opposition from Abbott Leads to Delay in Kroger Bakery Proposal

The developers trying to turn the former Kroger bakery site north of Downtown into a 448-unit apartment complex have seen the proposal tabled twice in the last two months by the Development Commission. The main opposition to the project is from Abbott Laboratories, the now-global corporation that has been operating next door to the Kroger […]

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Plan to Restore Historic Terminal Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan to Restore Historic Terminal Moving Forward

A new nonprofit organization – the Ohio Air & Space Hall of Fame and Museum (OAS) – announced this week that it has signed a long term lease for the original Port Columbus Air Terminal building. After many years of fundraising and several stalled efforts to renovate and restore the historic building, the lease-signing is […]

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Renovation Plan for Historic Franklinton Buildings Debated

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renovation Plan for Historic Franklinton Buildings Debated

A plan to renovate a pair of historic buildings in Franklinton got another hearing yesterday. The former warehouse buildings at 373 and 375 W. Rich St. have been vacant for decades and have significant structural issues. The buildings, which survived the 1913 flood and are listed on both national and local historic registries, sit immediately […]

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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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