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Yet Another Plan for Prominent Corner to be Presented

Brent Warren Brent Warren Yet Another Plan for Prominent Corner to be Presented

The University Impact District Review Board (UIDRB) will soon weigh in on another proposal for the southwest corner of King Avenue and North High Street, continuing a saga that began last spring when St. Louis-based Collegiate Development Group first floated a redevelopment concept for the site. According to documents submitted to the city in advance […]

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New Station Downtown Offers Fast Charge for Electric Vehicles

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Station Downtown Offers Fast Charge for Electric Vehicles

A new charging station was installed earlier this week that will offer drivers of electric vehicles in Columbus a fast-charge, curbside option for the first time. The new station, located at 174 E. Fulton St. downtown, features public art designed by students of the Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD). On hand at a […]

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Milo-Grogan Leaders Tackle Challenges of Gentrification Head-On

Brent Warren Brent Warren Milo-Grogan Leaders Tackle Challenges of Gentrification Head-On

Charles Thompkins grew up in Milo-Grogan and has been actively involved as a leader in the neighborhood for decades. That involvement has ranged from serving as Chair of the Milo-Grogan Area Commission, to creating the Milo Fest, to organizing an adopt-a-family effort at Christmas that is now in its 35th year. “I’ve been doing this kind […]

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Plan Lays Out Vision for the Hilltop

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan Lays Out Vision for the Hilltop

An event at the Glenwood Community Center earlier this week served as the official unveiling of the Envision Hilltop Plan, the latest attempt from Mayor Andrew Ginther’s administration to shine a light on the neighborhood’s needs and to encourage further investment in its future. Much like the One Linden plan released in 2018, the Hilltop […]

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Construction Roundup: January 2020

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: January 2020

Welcome to the first installment of Construction Roundup in this new decade. If it’s your first time joining us, this series was designed to document the progress of various urban development projects throughout Columbus and its surrounding Central Ohio communities. Those projects include residential development, new office buildings, parking garages, major highway updates, bridges, public […]

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School Board Votes to Sell Five District Properties

Brent Warren Brent Warren School Board Votes to Sell Five District Properties

A vote from the Columbus Board of Education last week has cleared the way for the district to sell five of its properties, including the historic Beck Street School near German Village. “We expect to begin the sales process sometime in February,” said Scott Wortman, Chief Communications Officer for Columbus City Schools (CCS). “Per statute, […]

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German Village Hotel Proposal Shrinks

Brent Warren Brent Warren German Village Hotel Proposal Shrinks

The German Village Commission will soon weigh in on yet another revision of a proposal to build a boutique hotel at the corner of Livingston and City Park avenues. The latest plan calls for the new building to top out at 55 feet in height, about seven feet shorter than a proposal that was brought […]

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