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Construction Roundup: March 2018 – Part 1

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: March 2018 – Part 1

Spring has officially arrived, and while it may still be a bit cold outside, the sun is at least shining to make outdoor photography look enhanced under blue skies instead of gray. This month’s multi-part installment of our Construction Roundup series features many development sites that are at least half way through construction and entering […]

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Apartments and Retail Proposed for Vacant Lot in East Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Apartments and Retail Proposed for Vacant Lot in East Franklinton

A three-story apartment building has been proposed for the northwest corner of West State and South Mill streets in East Franklinton. The project would feature 13 one-bedroom units and a 1,140-square-foot corner retail space. The East Franklinton Review Board (EFRB) will weigh in on the proposal at its meeting later today. The developer is Shawn […]

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ROY G BIV Gallery Relocating to Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans ROY G BIV Gallery Relocating to Franklinton

After nearly 30 years in the Short North, the ROY G BIV gallery has announced plans to relocate to Franklinton. Local developer CASTO has signed the local nonprofit arts organization as the first tenant inside its River & Rich project in the East Franklinton neighborhood. “We understand the importance art plays in Franklinton and we’re […]

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Construction Roundup: Downtown, Franklinton & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Downtown, Franklinton & More

A somewhat warm and blue-skied day in late January allowed us to capture a winter Construction Roundup photo update of many of the new developments underway in Downtown Columbus and the surrounding neighborhoods. With a project to be found on nearly every other block, not every construction site is included in every installment, but this […]

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Indie Arcade Game “DeathBall” Debuts in Columbus

Cody Starcher Cody Starcher Indie Arcade Game “DeathBall” Debuts in Columbus

We really like our arcades in Columbus. We have five bar/arcades, a mechanical arcade, and at least three more arcade clubs that I know of, and I’m sure I’m missing a few here and there. This may be my bias, but we also seem to like Indie Games as well. Columbus is where I help […]

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Over 2,500 New Residents Will Call the Scioto Peninsula Home in 2028

Walker Evans Walker Evans Over 2,500 New Residents Will Call the Scioto Peninsula Home in 2028

If built out exactly as planned, the empty chunk of land that surrounds COSI is about to get a whole lot more populated over the course of the next 10 years. Currently home to zero humans and a handful of migrating Canada geese, the Scioto Peninsula is slated to see it’s population jump to approximately […]

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Construction Roundup: Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Franklinton

While the Franklinton Floodwall was officially completed back in 2004, making the area safer from flooding concerns and re-open to new development, it’s taken another 13 years for the floodwave of development to actually begin. Nearly a dozen larger-scale new-build projects have been proposed, or are in the planning stages for the area, and construction […]

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