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Kroger Bakery Project Gets Commission Approval

Brent Warren Brent Warren Kroger Bakery Project Gets Commission Approval

A modified plan to redevelop the former Kroger Bakery site on Cleveland Avenue got a vote of approval from the Development Commission last night. The new plan calls for fewer residential units – 364 instead of 448 – and more office space – 49,000 square feet instead of 2,400 – than the previous proposal, which […]

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New Renderings and Plans Revealed for Hoster Brewery Redevelopment

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Renderings and Plans Revealed for Hoster Brewery Redevelopment

The ongoing redevelopment of the historic Hoster Brewery Complex has a new website, a new name, and a new estimate for when the project will be completed. Now called Front & Fulton, the Brewery District development will be finished some time in the second half of 2023, according to Dwight McCabe, Principal at McCabe Companies. […]

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Pair of Newark Projects Bringing New Life to Old Buildings

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pair of Newark Projects Bringing New Life to Old Buildings

A pair of redevelopment projects tackling prominent historic buildings in Newark are now moving forward. A plan to renovate the Newark Arcade at 29-35 N. 3rd St. was awarded Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits from the Ohio Development Services Agency earlier this summer. Fifteen apartments in the building will be renovated, as will the historic […]

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Developer Pitches Plan for Historic Brewery District Buildings

Brent Warren Brent Warren Developer Pitches Plan for Historic Brewery District Buildings

A collection of vacant historic buildings near the entrance to the Scioto Audubon Metro Park has been bought by a local developer. Representatives of the Stonehenge Company presented preliminary plans for the buildings – located at the northwest corner of Front and Whittier Streets – to the Brewery District Commission last week. The concept presented […]

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King and High Project Approved After Two-Year Process

Brent Warren Brent Warren King and High Project Approved After Two-Year Process

A plan to redevelop the southwest corner of King Avenue and North High Street was approved last night by the University Impact Review Board (UIDRB). The approval comes after a long and at times contentious process in which the development team floated many different concepts and design iterations for the prominent corner. Subtext, the St. […]

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Opposition from Abbott Leads to Delay in Kroger Bakery Proposal

Brent Warren Brent Warren Opposition from Abbott Leads to Delay in Kroger Bakery Proposal

The developers trying to turn the former Kroger bakery site north of Downtown into a 448-unit apartment complex have seen the proposal tabled twice in the last two months by the Development Commission. The main opposition to the project is from Abbott Laboratories, the now-global corporation that has been operating next door to the Kroger […]

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Commission Approves Plan to Demolish Main Bar Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Commission Approves Plan to Demolish Main Bar Downtown

The Downtown Commission yesterday approved a plan to tear down a historic two-story building at 16 W. Main St., the longtime home of the Main Bar. The building will be replaced – at least for now – with parking, adding seven new spots to the large surface lot that has surrounded the building for decades. […]

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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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