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City to Buy Douglas Elementary, Starling Middle to be Auctioned

Brent Warren Brent Warren City to Buy Douglas Elementary, Starling Middle to be Auctioned

The former Douglas Alternative Elementary School building, located at 51 S. Douglass St. in Olde Towne East, will hold a new Senior Creative Campus run by the city’s Recreation and Parks Department. The department will also take over the former Stockbridge Elementary School site on the South Side, and plans to use it to extend […]

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Design for New Downtown Riverfront Park Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design for New Downtown Riverfront Park Approved

A new three-acre Downtown riverfront park got a final stamp of approval from the Downtown Commission this morning. The park is designed to complement a bike and pedestrian bridge – already approved by the commission – which will connect the Olentangy Trail to the western terminus of Nationwide Boulevard, where a new soccer stadium is […]

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Renovation and New-Build Planned for Rich Street Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renovation and New-Build Planned for Rich Street Site

A plan to build a 30-unit apartment building behind two historic structures on East Rich Street is working its way through the approval process. Schiff Capital Group has proposed renovating the two original buildings, which are located at 530 E. Rich St. and were built around 1900, according to the Franklin County Auditor’s site. A […]

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New Apartments Planned for Cargominium Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Apartments Planned for Cargominium Site

A new building will soon be rising on the site of the recently-demolished Cargominium project on Old Leonard Avenue. Opportunity Zone Development Group has formed a joint venture partnership with the nonprofit organization Nothing into Something Real Estate (NISRE) to develop the site, and the team is now moving forward on a different design using […]

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30-Story Hotel and Condo Building Proposed for Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren 30-Story Hotel and Condo Building Proposed for Downtown

At a time when the coronavirus pandemic and a troubled economy have led to a slow-down in new development proposals, Michael Schiff is ready to bet big on Downtown Columbus. The local developer today unveiled a proposal to build a 30-story tower on the east side of North High Street, between Spring and Long streets. […]

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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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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!

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