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New Hire at City to Focus on Affordable Housing

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Hire at City to Focus on Affordable Housing

At a press event yesterday, Mayor Andrew Ginther announced the creation of a new position within the city’s Department of Development focused on affordable housing. He also announced his pick for the position – Erin Prosser, who has worked as a planner for MKSK and Franklin County, and who most recently worked for Ohio State […]

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More Buildings Torn Down As 15th and High Project Continues

Brent Warren Brent Warren More Buildings Torn Down As 15th and High Project Continues

A block of buildings on the east side of High Street between 15th and 16th avenues – where Brenen’s Cafe, Too’s Spirits Under High and O Patio & Pub used to be located, among other businesses – has been torn down, and more demolitions are scheduled for the next few weeks. Also set to come […]

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15th and High Update: More Demolitions, Utility Work on High Street Starting Soon

Brent Warren Brent Warren 15th and High Update: More Demolitions, Utility Work on High Street Starting Soon

It’s been a little over two years since OSU first unveiled its 15th and High plan, calling for a transformation of the area that would include multiple new mixed-use buildings, a boutique hotel, a parking garage, a redesigned Pearl Alley, and a new public square. Columbus Underground recently sat down with Erin Prosser of Campus Partners, […]

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Demolition Begins at Original Long’s Bookstore Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Demolition Begins at Original Long’s Bookstore Building

The original Long’s Bookstore saw the beginning of its demolition today, as crews began to dismantle the structure located at the southeast intersection of High Street and 15th Avenue. The store operated as a student-centric textbook and supply shop from 1909 to its closure in 2005, when the name (and signage) transferred to the Barnes […]

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Proposed Building on East 15th Could Enable Future Development

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposed Building on East 15th Could Enable Future Development

Campus Partners has made the first move in what could be a complicated and years-long game of Tetris in the University District. The OSU-affiliated non-profit submitted plans to the University Area Review Board (UARB) last week for a 12-unit, three-story apartment and office building to be built at 66 East 15th Avenue, the site of […]

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Interview: Keith Meyers and Campus Partners on the 15th and High Plan

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: Keith Meyers and Campus Partners on the 15th and High Plan

In late February of this year, OSU and Campus Partners unveiled an ambitious plan for redeveloping a nine-acre area centered on the intersection of 15th Avenue and North High Street. The underlying zoning for that plan – which calls for new mixed-use development along with a public square, a hotel, and a parking garage – […]

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Edwards Submits Plans for Seven-Acre South Campus Development

Brent Warren Brent Warren Edwards Submits Plans for Seven-Acre South Campus Development

Edwards Communities has submitted plans for the first phase of a seven-acre mixed-use development just south of the existing South Campus Gateway. Renderings and a site plan submitted to the University Area Review Board in December show four stories of apartments and a four-level parking garage filling the block between East Eighth and Ninth avenues […]

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