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Two Near East Side Projects Get Housing Tax Credits

Brent Warren Brent Warren Two Near East Side Projects Get Housing Tax Credits

Two Near East Side projects are among the 37 affordable housing projects statewide that have received housing tax credits from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA). Other Columbus neighborhoods with projects that received the credits include Northland, the South Side, and the Hilltop. “Ensuring low income Ohioans have access to healthy job markets and high-performing […]

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Latest Phase of Neighborhood Launch Proposed

Brent Warren Brent Warren Latest Phase of Neighborhood Launch Proposed

The latest phase of the Edwards Companies’ seven-and-a-half-acre Neighborhood Launch development could be described as a two-unit residential project, but that wouldn’t really do it justice. One of those units is a three-story townhouse similar in size and design to the buildings that currently line Gay Street, but the other is a large single-family home […]

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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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Major Addition Proposed for Union Cafe Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Major Addition Proposed for Union Cafe Building

A plan to add two stories to the Union Cafe building at 782 N. High St. is getting closer to being approved by the Italian Village Commission. The latest proposal, which was heard by the commission last night, calls for the longtime bar and restaurant to expand to two full floors. A smaller, third floor […]

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Renovation of Unique Apartment Complex Near Graceland Under Way

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renovation of Unique Apartment Complex Near Graceland Under Way

Local developer Schottenstein Property Group (SPG) is about halfway through a renovation of Worthington Gardens, a 1970s-era apartment complex nestled into a surprisingly secluded 10-acre parcel just off of North High Street. Dirk Greene, Senior Vice President of Acquisitions at SPG, said that 96 of the complex’s 216 units will be fully renovated by June, and […]

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New Plan Submitted for Lane Avenue Hotel Project in Upper Arlington

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan Submitted for Lane Avenue Hotel Project in Upper Arlington

A proposal to build a hotel and restaurant at 1650 W. Lane Ave. in Upper Arlington is getting some significant revisions. The new plan calls for a five-story TownePlace Suites hotel, a rear surface parking lot, and two residential buildings fronting Westmont Boulevard. The J. Liu restaurant that was previously slated for the first floor […]

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New Arlington Gateway Proposal Calls for Larger Footprint, 11 Stories

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Arlington Gateway Proposal Calls for Larger Footprint, 11 Stories

A revised proposal for the Arlington Gateway mixed-use development calls for a larger footprint, and for a portion of the project to grow to 11 stories. First proposed as a seven-story building that would replace the retail center at 1359-1325 W. Lane Ave., the project later grew to nine stories and, after several additional iterations, […]

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