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Columbus Commons

The Columbus Commons is nine acres of live, green space located in the heart of Downtown. Truly, it’s more than just green space, you’ll find all the colors of the rainbow with seasonal garden displays along with trees and grass and walking paths to explore it all. More information can be found at www.columbuscommons.org.

The Past, Present and Future of Retail in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

If you’ve read any article about retail development in Central Ohio in the past decade, then Chris Boring is a name already familiar to you. Chris is the President of Boulevard Strategies, a local market research company that focuses on retail development in the Columbus region. We recently sat down with Chris to talk about […]


City Center Demolition Scheduled to Begin in July

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Last night at City Hall, Council approved an ordinance to take the next steps in developing the old City Center site into the Columbus Commons project. Capitol South will be financing the demolition of the mall, which is scheduled to begin in July. The demolition will make way for the the placeholder nine-acre park which […]


An Open Letter to Columbus: Save The City Center

 Corey DiRu

Parks are incredible spaces. Their lawns lend themselves to picnickers; their trees’ shade provides asylum to loungers on a hot summer day; their fountains and other features provide wonderment to people of all ages; most importantly parks provide space for us to escape pressures of life and relax alone or with friends. We are easily […]


City Center Liquidation Sale Starts Today

Walker Evans Walker Evans

City Center will be closing down on March 5th to prep the building for demolition as a start of the Columbus Commons Redevelopment. But starting today and running through February 28th is the liquidation sale from the building. The sale will run today from 10am to 8pm and includes everything not nailed down, and some […]


Guy Worley Answers Your City Center Questions

Walker Evans Walker Evans

What will arguably be some of the biggest news of 2009 emerged yesterday when the long-awaited announcement for what is to be done with the old City Center mall was unveiled. Simply put, the City Center building is to be torn down and redeveloped into a new mixed-use project known as Columbus Commons. There’s been […]


Columbus Commons Video Two

Walker Evans Walker Evans

This is the second video provided by Columbus Downtown Development Corporation & Capital South today during the press conference about the redevelopment of the old City Center building into the new Columbus Commons project. The video contains footage of the developer’s work, renderings of Columbus Commons, and other surrounding downtown developments.


Columbus Commons Video One

Walker Evans Walker Evans

This is the first video provided by the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation & Capitol South today during the press conference about the redevelopment of the old City Center building into the new Columbus Commons project. The video contains footage of various recent development around downtown, most of which appears to be new projects completed within […]


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