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CDDC Looking to Build Apartments Near Topiary Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren CDDC Looking to Build Apartments Near Topiary Park

A new plan for an empty lot across from the Topiary Park Downtown could bring a five-story, 90-unit apartment building to the site. The Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) bought the 0.7-acre parcel in February for $1.8 million. Located at 497 E. Town St. and once owned by Franklin University, the lot held a three-story […]

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New Board Members, Retiring CEO Point to New Direction for Downtown Development Group

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Board Members, Retiring CEO Point to New Direction for Downtown Development Group

The Columbus Downtown Development Corporation, the non-profit entity behind many large projects Downtown, appears to be shifting course after the appointment of new board members and the announced retirement of its President/CEO. Guy Worley’s last day will be May 31, according to a statement put out by the organization earlier this week. Worley led the […]

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Timeline: A Look Back at the Events That Led to Today’s Scioto Peninsula Groundbreaking

Brent Warren Brent Warren Timeline: A Look Back at the Events That Led to Today’s Scioto Peninsula Groundbreaking

Today’s groundbreaking on the Scioto Peninsula is being celebrated as a milestone for Downtown Columbus, but it was a long time in the making. The seven-acre first phase of the project is expected to be completed by the fall of 2022, with the full 26-acre site perhaps being built-out in about a decade’s time. Here’s […]

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Commission Weighs In On Scioto Peninsula Plans

Brent Warren Brent Warren Commission Weighs In On Scioto Peninsula Plans

The Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) presented plans for the first phase of its Scioto Peninsula development to the Downtown Commission this morning. The plans largely mirror those first released in August, which call for three apartment buildings, an office building and a hotel to be built along Belle Street. The buildings would range from […]

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Scioto Peninsula: Here’s More Info on the New Proposal

Brent Warren Brent Warren Scioto Peninsula: Here’s More Info on the New Proposal

Last week’s big news about the Scioto Peninsula was the first update on plans for the well-positioned piece of land in over a year. We know now that three different developers have been selected to build the first phase of the project – two from Central Ohio, one from Indianapolis – and that those developers […]

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National Veterans Memorial and Museum Grand Opening and Dedication

  National Veterans Memorial and Museum Grand Opening and Dedication

On Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. the National Veterans Memorial and Museum (NVMM) will host a dedication and grand opening ceremony. The ceremony will feature distinguished veterans whose stories are highlighted in the museum, military leadership and appearances or performances by men and women of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air […]

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Founding CEO & President of National Veterans Memorial and Museum Announced Today

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Founding CEO & President of National Veterans Memorial and Museum Announced Today

With the National Veterans Memorial and Museum (NVMM) nearing completion, the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) have announced who’ll lead as its founding CEO & President. Lieutenant General Michael Ferriter (U.S. Army, Retired) has been appointed and begins his position immediately. His duties include spreading awareness about the new museum, building the team that will […]

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