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New Design for 80 on the Commons Submitted to Downtown Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Design for 80 on the Commons Submitted to Downtown Commission

The Daimler Group and Kaufman Development have submitted a new design to the Downtown Commission for their “80 on the Commons” (formerly known as Two25 Commons) development. The project — which was originally announced as a 17-story tower but was scaled back to 12 stories in March — features a mix of retail, office, and […]

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Lack of Municipal Parking Stunting Downtown Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lack of Municipal Parking Stunting Downtown Development

When the Edwards Companies submitted a proposal to the Downtown Commission to construct a new six-story building on High Street between Gay and Long, many Columbus Underground readers expressed frustration with the building being too short for the area. When compared to the nearly-completed 12-story 250 High building or the proposed 17-story mixed-use Two25 building, […]

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Owner Now Looking to Sell Downtown Building, Not Demolish It

Brent Warren Brent Warren Owner Now Looking to Sell Downtown Building, Not Demolish It

Plans to demolish a three-story brick building at 330 Oak Street appear to be off the table, as the owner of the property now is actively looking to sell the former pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane, Inc.(BIRI), an affiliate of Roxane Laboratories, submitted an application to the Downtown Commission last month to demolish the […]

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Proposal Calls for 65 Apartments in Citizens Building at Gay and High

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Calls for 65 Apartments in Citizens Building at Gay and High

Edwards Companies has submitted plans to the Downtown Commission that call for a complete renovation of the Citizens Building at 51 North High Street. Many of the historic features of the building – such as the original two-story bank hall – would be restored, while the upper floors would be converted into 65 apartment units. […]

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Verizon Proposes Addition to Naghten Building Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Verizon Proposes Addition to Naghten Building Downtown

With the recent high-profile proposals for a 12-story mixed-use building and a new riverfront park, it’s easy to forget that Downtown is still home to plenty of buildings that serve a more utilitarian purpose. Despite their complete lack of trendy new restaurants or luxury apartments, these buildings help to keep the neighborhood and city humming. […]

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