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COTA Puts Price Tag on East-West Transit Line, Will Seek Federal Funding

Brent Warren Brent Warren COTA Puts Price Tag on East-West Transit Line, Will Seek Federal Funding

The plan to build a Bus Rapid Transit corridor that will stretch from the far west side of Columbus to the far east side moved another step closer to reality this week. The Board of Trustees of the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) voted to approve what is known as a “locally preferred alternative” for […]

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Whitehall Pushing for Density at Broad and Hamilton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Whitehall Pushing for Density at Broad and Hamilton

New renderings have been released and an overall development plan is starting to come into focus at the northeast corner of Hamilton Road and East Broad Street in Whitehall. Phase one of the 50-acre mixed-use development will hold 300 apartments and townhomes, as well as about 25,000 square feet of commercial space centered around a […]

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Elevated Park Concept Proposed for Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Elevated Park Concept Proposed for Downtown

The Edwards Companies is considering transforming a decades-old elevated walkway Downtown into an open air park inspired by New York’s High Line. The roof and glass walls of the existing skybridge would be removed and landscaping added to create a public walkway above East Capital Street. The walkway would also serve to connect two Edwards […]

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State Auto Lot Approved After Mural Taken Down, Garage Plan Dropped

Brent Warren Brent Warren State Auto Lot Approved After Mural Taken Down, Garage Plan Dropped

The Downtown Commission yesterday approved a plan from State Auto Insurance to build a new surface parking lot and plaza behind the company’s headquarters at 518 E. Broad St. In May of 2019, the commission had voted to approve a new, four-story parking garage on the site. In order to build the garage, State Auto […]

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New Plan for Downtown Lot Calls for Eight-Story Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan for Downtown Lot Calls for Eight-Story Building

A plan to renovate a three-story office building and construct apartments behind it will get another look from the Downtown Commission this month. The new proposal calls for an eight-story apartment building along North Grant Avenue, to be constructed on the surface parking lot behind the existing building at 366 E. Broad St. The new […]

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Broad Street Ramps to Close, Future Phase of 70/71 Project Delayed

Brent Warren Brent Warren Broad Street Ramps to Close, Future Phase of 70/71 Project Delayed

Two ramps that connect I-71 to Broad Street Downtown will close permanently on April 9 – the I-71 South exit to Broad Street and the Broad Street onramp to I-71 North. The other two Broad Street ramps are due to close later in the year. All of the closings will be permanent, part of the […]

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Plan for PNC Building Calls for New Plaza

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan for PNC Building Calls for New Plaza

Edwards Companies, which bought the PNC Building at 155 E. Broad St. in 2016, is now moving forward with plans to add a residential component to the 24-story office tower. As part of those plans, the local developer wants to remove the two-story glass atrium that sits in front of the larger tower and replace […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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