Development

Developer shaping retail plan for San Margherita

Walker Evans Walker Evans

  The Dispatch wrote Developer shaping retail plan for San Margherita  Monday, December 1, 2008 BY MIKE PRAMIK Development appears to be coming to San Margherita, the tiny burg near the Marble Cliff Quarry. Landowners are beginning to sell their century-old homes to developers, and a long-range plan is coming together to create a retail […]

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A Waterfront Revival in Columbus, Ohio

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The New York Times wrote A Waterfront Revival in Columbus, Ohio By KEITH SCHNEIDER Published: December 2, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio – A decade ago, a 75-acre area along the Scioto River less than a mile west of this capital city’s downtown was an industrial no man’s land, consisting of barren railyards, old warehouses and a […]

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I-70/71 plan shrinks two downtown parks

Walker Evans Walker Evans I-70/71 plan shrinks two downtown parks

The Dispatch wrote I-70/71 plan shrinks parks Friday, November 28, 2008 BY DEBBIE GEBOLYS Plans for rebuilding the I-70/71 corridor Downtown aren’t final, but one thing is: The improved highway will nip off parts of two parks. The Ohio Department of Transportation will show plans for changes to Dodge Park in Franklinton and Scioto Audubon […]

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ODOT To Change Top-Funding Formula

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NBC4i.com wrote ODOT To Change Top-Funding Formula Thursday, Nov 20, 2008 By Patrick Preston The Ohio Department of Transportation wants to change the way it chooses which projects get top funding priority. Meeting Thursday, the agency’s Transportation Review Advisory Council, or TRAC, was considering a new funding formula that would emphasize factors such as economic […]

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Armond Budish floats urban revitalizing idea

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blog.cleveland.com wrote Armond Budish floats urban revitalizing idea Posted by Aaron Marshall November 20, 2008 Ohio House Democrats are looking to tackle urban revitalization issues and targeted tax credits for businesses that create jobs when they seize control of the House in January. Those were two of the ideas floated Wednesday as the new House […]

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Downtown police building may get a makeover

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The Dispatch wrote Old police building may get a makeover Thursday, October 23, 2008 By Mark Ferenchik The old, vacant Columbus police headquarters Downtown may sport a new glass canopy when it reopens in two years. That addition is one of several features of a proposed campus setting of city buildings that would include a […]

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City Council approves Arena District land sale

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The Dispatch wrote Council approves Arena District land sale Monday, October 20, 2008 BY ROBERT VITALE Columbus City Council members gave their blessing tonight to a plan that will develop one of the final corners of the Arena District. But their approval came with a few conditions. To get nearly 2.5 acres of city-owned land […]

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