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Second Avenue Project Tops Italian Village Commission Agenda

Brent Warren Brent Warren Second Avenue Project Tops Italian Village Commission Agenda

The Italian Village Commission was scheduled to vote on a proposed 155-unit mixed-use development on East Second Avenue earlier this week, but a discussion of the project was delayed due to the large number of cases on the agenda. Many of the city’s review boards and historic commissions are dealing with similar challenges, having to […]

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Demolition of Building Underway Despite Neighborhood Opposition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Demolition of Building Underway Despite Neighborhood Opposition

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is proceeding with the demolition of a historic building on its campus despite pleas from a neighborhood group to save the structure. The house, at 574 S. 18th St., was built in 1928 as an apartment building and served as the hospital’s Ronald McDonald House from 1983 to 2008. After that, it […]

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Addition Proposed for Downtown Warehouse Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Addition Proposed for Downtown Warehouse Building

A plan to breathe new life into a mostly-vacant warehouse building on the northern edge of downtown was presented to the Downtown Commission earlier today. The four- and six-story building, which sits at 260 E. Naghten St., contains about 100,000 square feet of space that would be renovated for office use. The proposal then calls […]

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Demolitions Part of Latest Plan from OSU

Brent Warren Brent Warren Demolitions Part of Latest Plan from OSU

The OSU Board of Trustees will vote this week on a $156 million plan to renovate and expand Hamilton Hall at 1645 Neil Ave. The new, 100,000-square-foot addition would be built along West 10th Avenue and would require the demolition of portions of Starling Loving Hall and Fry Hall. The new facility is to be […]

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Two Downtown Buildings Now Empty After Being Declared Unsafe

Brent Warren Brent Warren Two Downtown Buildings Now Empty After Being Declared Unsafe

The City of Columbus has declared two historic buildings Downtown unsafe after a fire inspection revealed a host of issues, including significant water damage, collapsed floors and crumbling interior walls. The buildings – one is four stories tall and the other three – are located at 171 to 191 S. High St. and owned by […]

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The List: 8 Most Endangered Buildings of 2019

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 8 Most Endangered Buildings of 2019

The Columbus Landmarks organization announced its annual list of Most Endangered Sites in Central Ohio, shining a spotlight on buildings that could potentially face the wrecking ball if not for continued historic preservation efforts. New buildings on the list this year include the Kroger Bakery facility at 457 Cleveland Ave., which recently closed, and the […]

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New Plan Calls for Demolition of Four-Story Building Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan Calls for Demolition of Four-Story Building Downtown

A month after presenting a new plan for the renovation of the Madison Building at 72 N. High St., the team behind the project was back before the Downtown Commission today with a request to demolish the building next to it. The four-story building at 78 N. High St. would be torn down to allow […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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