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Updated: Linden Proposal Pits New Affordable Housing Against Existing Jobs, Neighbors Say

Brent Warren Brent Warren Updated: Linden Proposal Pits New Affordable Housing Against Existing Jobs, Neighbors Say

Update (7/27/21): Ascent Development chose to withdraw its development proposal for Bonham Avenue before it could come up for a vote last night at City Council. Ascent Principal Michael Rodriguez told CU that the decision to table the vote was made because “we ultimately did not have the votes needed to be successful.” He added; […]

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Council Approves Development on Former Giant Eagle Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Council Approves Development on Former Giant Eagle Site

The Columbus City Council voted last night to approve the zoning changes needed for the redevelopment of the former Giant Eagle store at 280 E. Whittier St. The project had already received support from the South Side Area Commission and the Development Commission, which normally would all but assure a positive vote from council. This […]

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King and High Project Approved After Two-Year Process

Brent Warren Brent Warren King and High Project Approved After Two-Year Process

A plan to redevelop the southwest corner of King Avenue and North High Street was approved last night by the University Impact Review Board (UIDRB). The approval comes after a long and at times contentious process in which the development team floated many different concepts and design iterations for the prominent corner. Subtext, the St. […]

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Planners Outline Vision for Connecting, Enhancing River Corridors

Brent Warren Brent Warren Planners Outline Vision for Connecting, Enhancing River Corridors

A group of Columbus-based planners were tasked with coming up with new ideas for the region’s five major river corridors. The results of those efforts were presented to the Columbus Metropolitan Club last night, and are also now available for anyone to look at and comment on at rapid5.org. The project is the latest effort […]

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COTA to Buy Greyhound Station, ‘Substantial’ Development Planned for Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren COTA to Buy Greyhound Station, ‘Substantial’ Development Planned for Site

The Central Ohio Transit Authority is in contract to buy the Greyhound station Downtown for $9.5 million. The agency plans to tear down the aging facility and wants to see a mixed-use, transit-oriented development constructed on the 2.5-acre site, although there are many details still to be worked out about who would oversee the project […]

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15-Story Building Proposed for Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren 15-Story Building Proposed for Downtown

A new proposal calls for replacing a surface parking lot in a key location Downtown with a 15-story building. The building, at 100 N. High St., would hold 152 residential units over a multi-level parking garage that appears to have room for well over 350 cars. The building would also feature some commercial space on […]

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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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