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Development Roundup: November 2020 Edition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: November 2020 Edition

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news from Clintonville, Driving Park, Italian Village and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: Demand for the affordable senior units at The Livingston has been high, according to the project’s developer, Woda Cooper […]

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Shorter King and High Proposal Still Faces Hurdles

Brent Warren Brent Warren Shorter King and High Proposal Still Faces Hurdles

A plan to redevelop the southwest corner of King Avenue and North High Street does not appear to be any closer to getting approval after a meeting of the University Impact District Review Board on September 24. Representatives of the developer, Collegiate Development Group (CDG), were not seeking final design approval from the board at […]

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Plan to Restore Historic Terminal Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan to Restore Historic Terminal Moving Forward

A new nonprofit organization – the Ohio Air & Space Hall of Fame and Museum (OAS) – announced this week that it has signed a long term lease for the original Port Columbus Air Terminal building. After many years of fundraising and several stalled efforts to renovate and restore the historic building, the lease-signing is […]

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New Building Proposed for High Street Across from OSU

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Building Proposed for High Street Across from OSU

A new proposal calls for a six-story, 68-unit apartment building at 1778 N. High St. in the University District. The project as initially submitted would require the demolition of two structures – a 100-year-old, three-story brick building that holds a BiBiBop restaurant on its ground floor; and a 20-year-old, single-story building that is home to […]

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Lightning Strikes Bellows School in Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Lightning Strikes Bellows School in Franklinton

The former Bellows School in Franklinton was struck by lightning last night, but the owner of the building insists that the damage was minimal and that renovation plans are still on track. Yhezkel Levi, who bought the historic building in 2014 and announced plans to convert it into condos in 2017, told CU that Columbus […]

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Three Columbus Projects Get Historic Tax Credits

Brent Warren Brent Warren Three Columbus Projects Get Historic Tax Credits

A new plan to restore the long-vacant Madison’s and White-Haines buildings at 72-84 N. High St. may be moving forward after many false starts. The Ohio Development Services Agency announced today that the project was one of 28 statewide to be awarded Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits.  It’s the second time that the credits have […]

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Renovation and New-Build Planned for Rich Street Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renovation and New-Build Planned for Rich Street Site

A plan to build a 30-unit apartment building behind two historic structures on East Rich Street is working its way through the approval process. Schiff Capital Group has proposed renovating the two original buildings, which are located at 530 E. Rich St. and were built around 1900, according to the Franklin County Auditor’s site. A […]

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