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Best Neighborhood of 2008: The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans

(Photo by atalou) It’s no surprise that the Short North won “Best Neighborhood” of 2008 by a healthy margin over the competition. It’s easily the most complete urban neighborhood with a vibrant mix of residential spaces, unique restaurants, boutique shopping, art galleries, watering holes, swanky lounges, pocket parks, and more.


New Apartments Planned for Market Exchange

Josh Miller Josh Miller New Apartments Planned for Market Exchange

Business First wrote Focus on downtown condos turns to rental units with E. Rich project Friday, October 10, 2008 by Brian R. Ball A complex of 30 apartments is planned for construction in downtown Columbus’ Market Exchange District, giving those looking for urban housing an option beyond buying a condominium. Powell architect David Plunkett expects […]


Downtown Re-Development Moving Forward

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Press Release wrote Demolition of Lazarus Sky Bridge will help prepare High Street for Active Retail In his 2008 State of the City Address Mayor Michael B. Coleman announced the creation of a new district downtown, The Mile on High District to focus on rebuilding the High Street Corridor with active retail, office and housing […]


Favorite Developments

  Favorite Developments

What’s Your Favorite Development? Okay, so we all bitch (well, at least me) enough about developments we loathe (everything from bad aesthetics, density, location and/or timeliness.) I want to know what are your favorite developments. There are some constraints: The development doesn’t have to be from Columbus, but must be appropriate for our city and […]


Seneca apartments ready for August move-in


Business First of Columbus wrote Seneca apartments ready for August move-in Monday, June 2, 2008 Downtown Columbus’ long-vacant Seneca Hotel will open its doors this summer after a $19 million renovation. Philadelphia-based Campus Apartments Inc. spent three years renovating the 10-story building, which sits at South Grant Avenue and East Broad Street, after buying it […]


LeVeque Tower penthouse is available for rent

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The Dispatch wrote LeVeque Tower penthouse — straddling 43rd and 44th floors — available for rent Sunday, April 27, 2008 BY STORY BY TIM FERAN Anyone can live in an architectural masterpiece and look down on everyone else in town — literally. Anyone, that is, who wants to pay $4,500 a month to rent the […]


Lifestyle building affordable downtown housing

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Lifestyle Communities Ltd. will spend $25 million to build 130 apartments and 76 condos on 2.8 acres along South Front Street between West Town and Rich streets. The project will target a market of young, professional workers with condos selling for less than $200,000 on average and rent beginning at $750 a month.


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