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Photos: Inside the Former Kroger Bakery

Brent Warren Brent Warren Photos: Inside the Former Kroger Bakery

A group of local developers announced last week their plans to renovate the two historic Kroger Bakery buildings at 457 Cleveland Ave. Casto, Kelley Companies and The Robert Weiler Company – the same partnership behind the River & Rich development in Franklinton – officially acquired the 10-acre property on March 2 for a sum of […]

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Historic Renovation Planned for Former Kroger Bakery Warehouses

Walker Evans Walker Evans Historic Renovation Planned for Former Kroger Bakery Warehouses

Almost exactly one year after the Kroger Bakery closed its doors at 457 Cleveland Avenue, a new plan for the site has begun to emerge. A partnership between development firms Casto, Kelley Companies and The Robert Weiler Company has acquired the property as of today, with plans to renovate and redevelop the two buildings on […]

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Olde Towne East Summer Tour of Historic Homes

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Olde Towne East Summer Tour of Historic Homes

TICKETS ON SALE NOW Olde Towne East Summer Tour of Historic Homes Sunday, July 14: 1pm-6pm Olde Towne East Summer Tour of Historic Homes features 12 magnificent homes and 2 gardens, both new and old. Since 1982, the residents, friends, families, and supporters of Olde Towne East have volunteered countless hours to organize, plan, and […]

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The List: 8 Most Endangered Buildings of 2019

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 8 Most Endangered Buildings of 2019

The Columbus Landmarks organization announced its annual list of Most Endangered Sites in Central Ohio, shining a spotlight on buildings that could potentially face the wrecking ball if not for continued historic preservation efforts. New buildings on the list this year include the Kroger Bakery facility at 457 Cleveland Ave., which recently closed, and the […]

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The List: 9 Most Endangered Buildings of 2018

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 9 Most Endangered Buildings of 2018

The Columbus Landmarks organization unveiled their fifth annual Most Endangered Buildings list this evening, seeking to highlight historic properties in danger of being demolished and lost forever. This year, seven of the buildings are new additions to the list with two having been previously featured. Several of the properties in this year’s list have previously been […]

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Renovation Planned for Historic Franklin Avenue Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renovation Planned for Historic Franklin Avenue Building

A proposal to renovate a former car dealership on the Near East Side is working its way through the city’s approval process. The plan calls for 15 residential units on the second floor, about 7,550 square feet of first floor commercial space and three small outdoor patios. The first floor of the building, located at […]

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The Top 10 Urban Development Projects in Columbus in 2017

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Urban Development Projects in Columbus in 2017

2017 was another banner year for urban development in Columbus, with dozens of active construction sites bringing new projects to life all across the city. Some of those projects included massive new multi-acre neighborhoods being planned out, while others were more intimate renovation projects. When asked about the top project of the year, our readers […]

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