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Transformation of OSU’s North Campus Begins

Brent Warren Brent Warren Transformation of OSU’s North Campus Begins

Construction fencing is up and trees have been cut down along Lane Avenue and North High Street – the first visible signs of a coming transformation for OSU’s north campus. Although not quite in the same league as the recent $1 billion Wexner Medical Center Expansion, the university’s plans for the North Residential District are […]

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North Residential District Plan Approved at OSU

Walker Evans Walker Evans North Residential District Plan Approved at OSU

A transformational plan to densify student living on the northeast corner of The Ohio State University’s main campus was approved on Friday. The North Residential District project will increase the number of student dormitory beds by 3,200 and increase the number of dining, recreation and support facilities for the north campus area. The project will […]

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CCAD’s new “Urban Facelift” is nearly complete

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Columbus College of Art & Design has been undergoing a bit of an “urban facelift” for the past several years. The Loann Crane Center for Design and the adjacent “quad” greenspace added a lot of new character to the downtown campus. The construction of the new five-story Design Square Apartments dorm building and the […]

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Holiday Inn on Lane Ave to become OSU Dorms

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From WBNS 10-TV: ‘Hineygate’ Hotel To Become OSU Dorm A hotel near the Ohio State campus that is popular with tailgaters during football season is set to be sold to the university and converted into a dormitory. Campus Partners, the redevelopment agency for the university, has announced an agreement to purchase the Holiday Inn on […]

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Landlords hurt if sophomores stay in dorms

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The Dispatch wrote Landlords hurt if sophomores stay in dorms Friday, December 26, 2008 By Bill Bush The University District would suffer from decay and lower property values if a proposal to force Ohio State University sophomores to live on campus is carried out, according to a $28,000 study commissioned by landlords who own thousands […]

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OSU spends on dorms as step to energize campus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote OSU spends on dorms as step to energize campus Monday, May 5, 2008 BY ENCARNACION PYLE In E. Gordon Gee’s perfect world, all OSU undergrads would live on campus, as they do at Vanderbilt University, where he used to work. But that would be hard to accomplish on the nation’s largest campus, […]

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CCAD to add mixed-use dorm building to campus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Art college to finish off quad with dorm that’s in demand Monday, March 3, 2008 BY MIKE PRAMIK The college’s planned $11 million dorm will provide an additional 208 beds, as well as another landmark framing the campus quadrangle. College President Denny Griffith said work should begin in mid-May. In addition to […]

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