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Demolition Planned for Condemned Marconi Parking Garage

Walker Evans Walker Evans Demolition Planned for Condemned Marconi Parking Garage

The empty Marconi Parking Garage may finally be coming down. The crumbling 650-space parking structure located at 170 Marconi Boulevard was condemned in April 2016 after being declared unsafe for use, and purchased by Nationwide Realty Investors (NRI) just a few months later. NRI is now asking the Downtown Commission for a certificate of appropriateness […]

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Opinion: Long and Garfield Building Does Not Have to be Demolished

Kathleen Bailey Kathleen Bailey Opinion: Long and Garfield Building Does Not Have to be Demolished

An Open Letter to Columbus Development Director Steve Schoeny in response to the demolition plans announced for two buildings on the city’s Near East Side. Director Schoeny, I took a look at the building today. I can only give a layman’s opinion but it appears to me that the part of the building that collapsed is a […]

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Near East Side Community Members Want to See Buildings Saved

Walker Evans Walker Evans Near East Side Community Members Want to See Buildings Saved

On Sunday, local development corporation Next Generation announced intentions to demolish two buildings on East Long Street to prepare a larger site for sale to a private developer. Reactions to the plans have been mixed, with some residents excited about the plans, and others preferring to see the buildings preserved. “Columbus City Government is supporting Mr. […]

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Demolitions Proposed to Make Room for Temporary North Market Parking

Walker Evans Walker Evans Demolitions Proposed to Make Room for Temporary North Market Parking

Tomorrow morning, the Downtown Commission will review a request to tear down three buildings to make room for new surface parking lots. If approved, small single-story warehouse-style structures at 501 Armstrong St. 135 Spruce St. and 165 W. Vine St. would be razed, and temporary parking lots would take their place to better serve North Market […]

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Worst Commercial Property in Columbus Being Demolished Today

Walker Evans Walker Evans Worst Commercial Property in Columbus Being Demolished Today

Demolition officially begins today on the building that city officials have dubbed the “#1 Vacant and Blighted Commercial Property” in Columbus. The building, located at 3150-3218 Allegheny Avenue, has accrued nearly $600,000 in fines since 2015 due to a new law that allows the city of Columbus to apply $1,000 per day penalties to properties deemed […]

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Demolition Begins at 90 North High Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Demolition Begins at 90 North High Street

The demolition of the two-story building located at 90 North High Street officially began work today, starting with the carport cover structure in the back facing Pearl Alley. The demolition is a part of the larger Madison renovation project next door by The Day Companies, which will feature new exterior windows and outdoor cafe and retail […]

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Construction Roundup: University District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: University District

Our final installation of Construction Roundup for October features a closer look at some of the new development going on in the University District. This rapidly-transforming neighborhood will look drastically different in just a few short years once multiple large-scale projects have completed. But for now, there’s only a handful of those construction sites currently […]

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