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Columbus Convention Center Set Up as Alternate Care Center for COVID-19 Patients

Susan Post Susan Post Columbus Convention Center Set Up as Alternate Care Center for COVID-19 Patients

The Greater Columbus Convention Center has been set up as an Alternate Care Center for COVID-19 patients should local hospital systems need the space. In a coordinated effort between Mt. Carmel, Ohio Health and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, approximately 400,000 square feet of space at the Convention Center is now set up […]

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HighBall Halloween Expands to Indoor, Outdoor Event

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman HighBall Halloween Expands to Indoor, Outdoor Event

The annual HighBall Halloween returns to High Street on Friday, Oct. 11 and Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, but will expand to an indoor and outdoor event. This year’s event, themed “Studio 614,” will also take place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center for the first time. As with years past, featured will be music by […]

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28-Story Hilton Breaks Ground, Showcases Rooftop Bar & Restaurant

Walker Evans Walker Evans 28-Story Hilton Breaks Ground, Showcases Rooftop Bar & Restaurant

Work officially began on the new 28-story Hilton hotel at the Columbus Convention Center yesterday. The 463 room expansion of the existing Hilton Hotel will bring their combined total room count to 1,000. “The addition of the tower to the Hilton Columbus Downtown will allow Columbus to attract new meetings and events business,” stated Don […]

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Commission Approves Hilton Hotel Expansion

Brent Warren Brent Warren Commission Approves Hilton Hotel Expansion

After more than a year of updates and revisions, the plan to build a 28-story Hilton hotel next to the Greater Columbus Convention Center passed a final milestone this morning when the project was approved by the Downtown Commission. The project has been described since it was first proposed as an expansion of the Hilton […]

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Latest Updates on Hilton Hotel Expansion at Convention Center (Updated)

Brent Warren Brent Warren Latest Updates on Hilton Hotel Expansion at Convention Center (Updated)

Update 5/15/19: New video renderings (below) were added to this story, originally published on April 23, 2019. The team behind the proposed 28-story Hilton hotel next to the Greater Columbus Convention Center presented the latest plans for the project to the Downtown Commission this morning. The $220 million building was first announced in March of […]

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Downtown Update: Grant Oak, Reach on Goodale and Hotel All Heard by Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Downtown Update: Grant Oak, Reach on Goodale and Hotel All Heard by Commission

A four-story office building is the latest addition to the Reach on Goodale project to go before the Downtown Commission. It was a conceptual review, meaning no vote was taken, but the plan was received favorably by the commission, according to Daniel Thomas, Urban Design Manager for the City of Columbus. Jonathan Grubb, Lead Designer […]

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New Concept Revealed for 26-Story Convention Center Hotel

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Concept Revealed for 26-Story Convention Center Hotel

The latest plans for a new hotel attached to the Greater Columbus Convention Center were presented yesterday to the development committee of the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority. The new hotel will technically be an addition to the existing Hilton Downtown Columbus, located across North High Street from the convention center. The two buildings together […]

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