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New Plan Floated for River & Rich Phase Two

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan Floated for River & Rich Phase Two

A new plan for the second phase of the River & Rich development in Franklinton has been making its way through the approval process. The East Franklinton Review Board will weigh in on the latest iteration of the proposal at its meeting on September 22. Although an earlier plan called for a 12-story building, a […]

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Board Weighs in on Proposed 15-Story Building in Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Board Weighs in on Proposed 15-Story Building in Franklinton

A proposal to build a 15-story building at 567 W. Broad St. was brought before the East Franklinton Review Board this week, spurring a wide-ranging conversation about density, affordable housing, transit-supportive development and historic preservation. The board was discussing an updated version of a proposal that was submitted last fall. That one called for a 13-story, […]

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Fast Forward: The Scioto Peninsula & East Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: The Scioto Peninsula & East Franklinton

In 2017, we featured East Franklinton and the Scioto Peninsula in our “Fast Forward” series, and a lot has changed since then. The vision for the Scioto Peninsula master plan has been completely redesigned and ground has broken, while newer projects have been announced. In this update to our “Fast Forward” series, we take a look at […]

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UPDATED: Proposal Calls For Colorful Apartment Tower in Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren UPDATED: Proposal Calls For Colorful Apartment Tower in Franklinton

Editor’s note (11/18/20): This article was updated with more information from the project’s developer. A new proposal calls for a 13-story apartment building at 567-575 W. Broad St. in Franklinton. The development, which would contain 80 residential units and about 2,700 square feet of ground floor commercial space, would require the demolition of a single-story […]

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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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Renovation Plan for Historic Franklinton Buildings Debated

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renovation Plan for Historic Franklinton Buildings Debated

A plan to renovate a pair of historic buildings in Franklinton got another hearing yesterday. The former warehouse buildings at 373 and 375 W. Rich St. have been vacant for decades and have significant structural issues. The buildings, which survived the 1913 flood and are listed on both national and local historic registries, sit immediately […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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