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Plan Lays Out Vision for the Hilltop

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan Lays Out Vision for the Hilltop

An event at the Glenwood Community Center earlier this week served as the official unveiling of the Envision Hilltop Plan, the latest attempt from Mayor Andrew Ginther’s administration to shine a light on the neighborhood’s needs and to encourage further investment in its future. Much like the One Linden plan released in 2018, the Hilltop […]

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CoGo Adding E-Bikes, More Stations

Brent Warren Brent Warren CoGo Adding E-Bikes, More Stations

Big changes are in store for CoGo, the bike share system with the fixed docking stations that has operated in Columbus since 2013. About 250 e-bikes – bikes that are equipped with a battery that provides a pedal-activated boost – will be added to the system’s fleet this spring, along with five new stations. The […]

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School Board Votes to Sell Five District Properties

Brent Warren Brent Warren School Board Votes to Sell Five District Properties

A vote from the Columbus Board of Education last week has cleared the way for the district to sell five of its properties, including the historic Beck Street School near German Village. “We expect to begin the sales process sometime in February,” said Scott Wortman, Chief Communications Officer for Columbus City Schools (CCS). “Per statute, […]

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New Rules for Downtown Parking Coming in February

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Rules for Downtown Parking Coming in February

The rates of Downtown parking meters will be changing soon, along with the introduction of a new way to pay for them. The City of Columbus announced today that the changes will be implemented on February 24. On that date, Downtown drivers will be able to use the ParkColumbus mobile payment app – already available […]

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Platform Promises Access to Untapped Supply of Affordable Housing

Brent Warren Brent Warren Platform Promises Access to Untapped Supply of Affordable Housing

The issue of affordable housing in Central Ohio received a lot of attention in 2019 – a $100 million Housing Fund was established in June, and a bond package was approved by Columbus voters in May that allocated $50 million toward the cause. But what if there were a way to increase the supply of affordable housing in Columbus […]

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40 Urban Development Projects Completed in 2019

Brent Warren Brent Warren 40 Urban Development Projects Completed in 2019

Once again, we’ve compiled a list of all of the projects – mostly in urban Columbus – that we have been tracking this year. We then sorted that list into categories – announced, under construction, completed and other (aka “in limbo”). In a demonstration of how steady the transformation of downtown has been over the […]

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50 Urban Development Projects Announced in 2019

Brent Warren Brent Warren 50 Urban Development Projects Announced in 2019

2019 saw a whole new batch of proposals brought before neighborhood commissions and review boards. Some were approved right away, others revised and brought back for a final sign-off, and others are still working their way through the process. Below, you’ll find our list of the urban development projects announced in 2019 that have not […]

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