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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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Plan Calls for 448 Apartments at Kroger Bakery Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan Calls for 448 Apartments at Kroger Bakery Site

A plan to transform the former Kroger Bakery site into a 448-unit residential development has been submitted to the Historic Resources Commission. The two existing buildings on the site would be renovated, and three additional apartment buildings would be constructed around them on what is now a large surface parking lot. The 9.4-acre complex, which […]

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Construction on New Boys & Girls Club in Milo-Grogan to Start Soon

Brent Warren Brent Warren Construction on New Boys & Girls Club in Milo-Grogan to Start Soon

Construction is set to begin next month on a new Boys & Girls Club at 1012 Cleveland Ave. in Milo-Grogan. Demolition of the building that has served as the club’s home base for 65 years got started earlier this week. The Champion Companies, a local development and property management firm, is managing the permitting, design […]

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Two Linden Developments Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Two Linden Developments Moving Forward

Site work is underway on an affordable housing development at 2959 Cleveland Avenue in Linden, with a virtual groundbreaking for the project scheduled for next week. Less than a mile to the south, work will likely start some time next year on 100 units of senior housing, the first phase of a larger plan for […]

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Drivers Wanted for Smart Columbus Connected Vehicle Study

Brent Warren Brent Warren Drivers Wanted for Smart Columbus Connected Vehicle Study

Officials from Smart Columbus provided an update this week on three projects that are currently moving forward in Linden, putting out a call for volunteers to assist with one of them. The organization is actively seeking drivers – people who regularly use Cleveland Avenue in Linden, as well as parts of North High Street and […]

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Free Food Market Coming to Linden

Susan Post Susan Post Free Food Market Coming to Linden

The City of Columbus, the Healthy Families Healthy Neighborhoods Reality Collaborative and Columbus Next Generation Corporation announced today the funding of a free food market with pharmacy access in Linden. Construction on the Linden Fresh Market is slated to begin in September at 1464 Cleveland Ave., formerly the site of Eagle Market. The market will […]

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Photos: Inside the Former Kroger Bakery

Brent Warren Brent Warren Photos: Inside the Former Kroger Bakery

A group of local developers announced last week their plans to renovate the two historic Kroger Bakery buildings at 457 Cleveland Ave. Casto, Kelley Companies and The Robert Weiler Company – the same partnership behind the River & Rich development in Franklinton – officially acquired the 10-acre property on March 2 for a sum of […]

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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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