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Five-Story Mixed-Use Building Proposed for Spring Street Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Five-Story Mixed-Use Building Proposed for Spring Street Downtown

Local developer Berardi and Partners has proposed a five-story mixed-use building for the corner of East Spring and Neilston Streets. The proposal, which was conditionally approved by the Downtown Commission at their April 2nd meeting, calls for a five-story building known as Discovery Commons, that includes ground-floor retail, a 60-space underground parking garage and 100 […]

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228-Unit Apartment Complex Planned Near Tuttle Mall

Brent Warren Brent Warren 228-Unit Apartment Complex Planned Near Tuttle Mall

Upper Arlington-based Vision Development, which is currently constructing Chesapeake Park Apartments off of Northwest Boulevard, has also recently broken ground on a new 228-unit apartment complex near Tuttle Mall. The $23 million project, to be called The District Apartments, will offer a mix of apartments, carriage houses and townhouses ranging from 720 to 1,700 square feet. […]

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Long-term Revitalization the Goal for West Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Long-term Revitalization the Goal for West Franklinton

With all of the recent activity in East Franklinton, including a neighborhood plan that calls for increased density and a wide range of uses for the area between the railroad tracks and 315, it can sometimes seem like West Franklinton – despite being the much-larger part of the neighborhood that stretches west to the Hilltop […]

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Study to Take Another Look at Third Street Options in German Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren

The Columbus City Council has approved the use of Urban Infrastructure Recovery Funds to pay for a preliminary engineering study of South Third Street in German Village. The $500,000 study is the first concrete step in what has been a years–long discussion among village residents about aesthetic and safety-related improvements along the corridor. The engineering […]

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MS Consultants Celebrates 50 Years

Brent Warren Brent Warren MS Consultants Celebrates 50 Years

MS Consultants, an engineering, architecture and planning firm, is celebrating the opening 50 years ago of its first office in Youngstown (they followed that up with a Columbus branch ten years later and now have nine offices in five states). The company has done work on a wide variety of projects, from planning work that […]

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Reservations Being Accepted for Columbus Commons Apartments

Brent Warren Brent Warren Reservations Being Accepted for Columbus Commons Apartments

Carter USA, the Atlanta developer behind the Highpoint on Columbus Commons, is now accepting reservations for apartments in the five-story project currently being constructed on South High Street downtown. Laura Swadel, vice president of investment at Carter, said they are very pleased with the level of interest they’ve received in the apartments, especially considering that […]

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Greenspot Rain Barrel Program Continues in 2013

Brent Warren Brent Warren Greenspot Rain Barrel Program Continues in 2013

The Greenspot Rain Barrel Program, which distributed nearly 1,000 discounted rain barrels to county residents last year, has been renewed for 2013 and will officially get going again in April. Rain barrels collect rain water by connecting directly to a downspout; diverting the water collected on a house’s roof from the stormwater system and providing […]

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