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The Top 10 Development Projects of 2018

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Development Projects of 2018

2018 was another big year for change in the built spaces of Columbus. Numerous new developments were announced, many were under construction, and a handful of them even saw completion this year, including a couple that made our top 10 list. Our readers and editors were given carte blanche to choose development projects at any stage […]

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The List: 10 Most Endangered Buildings in Columbus

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega The List: 10 Most Endangered Buildings in Columbus

For the fourth year in a row, Columbus Landmarks has compiled a list of historic, neglected, dilapidated buildings on the verge of demolition or irreparable damage. The list, created to raise awareness around the city’s endangered historic sites, features 10 buildings: five that are new to this year’s list, and five from the list released […]

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Former Lazarus Warehouse Converted into Audubon Park Office Center

Walker Evans Walker Evans Former Lazarus Warehouse Converted into Audubon Park Office Center

Since 2009, the Scioto Audubon Metro Park has become one of the city’s top urban green spaces, and soon it could also double as the front yard for several local companies. Local real estate firm E.V. Bishoff has completed the renovation of the former Lazarus Warehouse building into the Audubon Park Office Center, providing a unique […]

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The List: 13 Most Endangered Buildings in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 13 Most Endangered Buildings in Columbus

The Columbus Landmarks Foundation announced their annual “Most Endangered Buildings” list this evening during the group’s annual membership meeting. The list was created to draw attention to historic properties throughout the city that are in danger of being demolished for new development, or collapsing due to long-term neglect. The 2016 list features seven properties carried […]

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Packard-Designed School Building Stands Out in Olde Towne East

 Joffre Essley Packard-Designed School Building Stands Out in Olde Towne East

One of the most influential architects of the post-Civil War era was Henry Hobson Richardson. Columbus lacks any buildings by Richardson, but does have a few that were inspired by his designs. The Fair Avenue School is one such building. Located at 1395 Fair Avenue, just south of Broad Street, it now houses the A+ […]

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The Most Unusual Building in Columbus

 Joffre Essley The Most Unusual Building in Columbus

The most unusual building in Columbus, Ohio sits awkwardly beside a raised railroad track, hidden from view by anyone approaching from the West. It wasn’t always so. Is it Japanese or Art Nouveau? Built in 1895 as the principal depot for the Toledo and Ohio Central Railroad, the structure was a showcase for the railroad […]

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Mixed-Use Development Completed in King-Lincoln District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mixed-Use Development Completed in King-Lincoln District

Yesterday, civic leaders including Mayor Michael B. Coleman, Councilmember Zach Klein, Affordable Housing Trust Board Chairman Donald B. Shackelford and several neighborhood leaders gathered for the dedication of the new mixed-use office, retail and apartment building at 905 East Long Street in the King-Lincoln District. “Along with the resurrection of the Lincoln Theater and the […]

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