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Incomplete Cargominium Project Demolished

Brent Warren Brent Warren Incomplete Cargominium Project Demolished

The stalled Cargominium project – a 25-unit apartment building made out of shipping containers on Old Leonard Avenue – has now been completely demolished, and crews were busy this morning carting scrap metal away from the site. Work first started on the affordable housing development in November of 2016, and by early 2017 the shell […]

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Artistic Apartment Building Opens in Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Artistic Apartment Building Opens in Franklinton

A new apartment building at the corner of State and Mill streets in Franklinton is now complete and ready for its first occupants. It will add 12 one-bedroom apartments to the neighborhood, along with a new piece of art – a mural by local artist Andrew Lundberg that covers a large portion the building’s facade. […]

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Franklinton Project on Church Site Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren Franklinton Project on Church Site Approved

Homeport now has the green light to move forward with its plan to build 50 units of affordable housing at 79 McDowell St. in Franklinton. The East Franklinton Review Board (EFRB) approved the latest plan for the four-story building at its meeting on June 24. The board had previously cleared the way for the project […]

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Pedestrian-Friendly Street Approved For Scioto Peninsula

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pedestrian-Friendly Street Approved For Scioto Peninsula

A new, pedestrian-focused street that will run through the center of the new Scioto Peninsula development was approved by the Downtown Commission yesterday. Also approved were two large parking garages that will sit next to the elevated railroad tracks that make up the western edge of the development. Brian Kinzelman, Principal of MKSK, explained that […]

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Crew Gets Last of Approvals for Stadium

Brent Warren Brent Warren Crew Gets Last of Approvals for Stadium

With the steel frame of the upper bowl now clearly visible at the end of Nationwide Boulevard, representatives of the Columbus Crew SC went before the Downtown Commission this morning with a final round of approvals for their new stadium. Steve Lyons, the team’s Chief Business Officer, told the commission during today’s virtual meeting that […]

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CU Live: The State of Downtown Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans CU Live: The State of Downtown Columbus

In February, the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District unveiled its annual report, detailing the development and progress of Downtown Columbus. We spoke with Marc Conte, Deputy Director of Research, Planning & Facilities to learn more about what the report indicates for the future of the city. Collectively, the report outlines that over $1.7 billion in […]

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Six New Downtown Apartment Buildings Now Open

Brent Warren Brent Warren Six New Downtown Apartment Buildings Now Open

Six new apartment developments are now open Downtown; several recently welcomed their first tenants and the others are scheduled to do so soon. Move-in specials and other enticements are advertised on the projects’ websites, as are options for virtual tours and other ways of safely viewing the properties at a time when many are still […]

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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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