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University District Row House Redevelopment Issues

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: Replacing century-old row houses near OSU faces hurdle By Mark Ferenchik A developer who wants to demolish a string of row houses and other buildings on E. 11th Avenue said replacing them with new buildings would create another attractive gateway to Ohio State University. But the row houses, which straddle E. 11th […]


Town Street Bridge to Begin Demolition Today

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: Few will miss Town Street bridge after razing By Debbie Gebolys The decline and fall of the 90-year-old Town Street bridge reaches its final chapter today. Mayor Michael B. Coleman and other officials will gather this morning at the bridge over the Scioto River for the beginning of its demolition. The bridge […]


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 […]


The City Center Scheduled for Demolition

Josh Lapp Josh Lapp

From The Dispatch: A Downtown gem when it opened in 1989, the forlorn mall will be torn down by summer BY MARLA MATZER ROSE AND MIKE PRAMIK Columbus City Center is coming down, and Downtown as we know it is about to change. This summer, nearly 20 years after City Center opened as the shining […]


City of Columbus extends demolition review process

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From The Dispatch: City to take more time to review demolitions By Mark Ferenchik While Columbus officials try to move quickly to tear down dangerous abandoned houses, a new city law aims to slow demolition of other buildings. Tired of seeing beloved or significant buildings fall to the wrecking ball before they could argue against […]

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Woodland Meadows site is now for sale

Walker Evans Walker Evans

This article in yesterday’s Dispatch revealed that the old Woodland Meadows site has wrapped up with demolition and can now be sold to a new developer. The city paid $2.5 million to level the 52-acre housing complex over the past two years. The site previously housed 1,100 apartment units, and has already sparked the interest […]


Long Street Demolition may have been Illegal

Walker Evans Walker Evans Long Street Demolition may have been Illegal

A month ago, I posted a question regarding the demolition of the old Cadillac Motor Company Building at 600 E. Long Street (corner of Long & Jefferson near the CSCC Parking Garage). The old building had been for sale for some time, and had fallen into a state of disrepair. The topic was brought up […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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