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Buckeye Hall of Fame to be Replaced with Hotel

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The writing has been on the wall for the Buckeye Hall of Fame Cafe ever since they went into receivership back in March, but the future of the site may have been determined last night. City Council approved a 10-year tax break for a developer who is proposing to tear down the restaurant and build […]


City Center Mall Demolition Underway

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The demolition of the City Center mall is officially underway, and the new Columbus Commons project is moving forward. The skywalk over Rich Street connecting the former mall to the parking garage has already come down, and much of the southwest corner of the structure has been stripped away over the past few days. The […]


Grandview Station Project Moving Forward

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From SNPOnline.com: Grandview Station plans finally rolling By Donavon Campbell After a wait of more than 10 months, developer Metropolitan Partners is ready to get to work on Grandview Station, a new development that could house up to five restaurant and retail tenants. Demolition work likely will begin within the next few weeks. The plan […]


Kingsdale Shopping Center Demolition Begins

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Out with the old before it’s in with the new in Upper Arlington this week, as the Kingsdale Shopping Center gets a major face lift. Demolition has begun, some stores untouched, others on their way down – like the former Steinmart. Demolition photos below.


Updates on Columbus Commons Development

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On Tuesday, Capital South will be presenting a revised plan for the Columbus Commons development at the former City Center site to the Downtown Commission. The new plans provide more detail on what the nine-acre greenspace will look like, which includes a space for outdoor music and other performances. The demolition of the empty City […]


New Four-Story Building Planned for Grandview


From Tri-Village News: Four-story building could rise from ashes By Donavon Campbell After the Jan. 17 fire that gutted a two-story building packed with offices and retail stores on Grandview Avenue, it may have been hard for passersby to see the charred remains as anything other than a disaster. However, Wagenbrenner officials say they intend […]


City Center Demolition Scheduled to Begin in July

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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 […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!