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30-Story Hotel and Condo Building Proposed for Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren 30-Story Hotel and Condo Building Proposed for Downtown

At a time when the coronavirus pandemic and a troubled economy have led to a slow-down in new development proposals, Michael Schiff is ready to bet big on Downtown Columbus. The local developer today unveiled a proposal to build a 30-story tower on the east side of North High Street, between Spring and Long streets. […]

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Work Continues – For Now – on These Major Construction Projects

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work Continues – For Now – on These Major Construction Projects

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. Governor Mike DeWine’s “Stay at Home” order went into effect on March 24, but work on some of the biggest construction projects in Columbus is continuing. The order defines construction as “essential infrastructure,” meaning that workers will be expected to continue to […]

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New Hotel Could be First Step in Densification of Easton

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Hotel Could be First Step in Densification of Easton

After two decades of growing out, Easton could soon be growing up in a significant way for the first time. A request to allow buildings as tall as 200 feet to be built at the southwest corner of Stelzer Road and Alston Street – just south of the 16-acre Easton expansion that saw its first […]

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German Village Hotel Proposal Shrinks

Brent Warren Brent Warren German Village Hotel Proposal Shrinks

The German Village Commission will soon weigh in on yet another revision of a proposal to build a boutique hotel at the corner of Livingston and City Park avenues. The latest plan calls for the new building to top out at 55 feet in height, about seven feet shorter than a proposal that was brought […]

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Boutique Hotel Proposed for Italian Village Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Boutique Hotel Proposed for Italian Village Site

A proposal calling for a three-story hotel at 1020 N. Fourth St. will be presented to the Italian Village Commission this afternoon. The project would require the demolition of a one-story building that has been home to a hookah lounge since 2012 (originally called Village Cafe and Hookah, the business is now named Hyer Hookah […]

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New Design Floated for German Village Hotel

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Design Floated for German Village Hotel

The developer behind a proposal to build a hotel at the corner of Livingston and City Park avenues is hoping a new design can help the project gain approval from the German Village Commission. The new design, from local firm Moody Nolan, features a mix of brick, stainless steel, metal tile, glass and wood. The […]

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First Look: Graduate Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren First Look: Graduate Columbus

The first guests are scheduled to arrive this weekend at the new Graduate Columbus Hotel in the Short North. Located at 750 N. High St., the hotel’s opening marks the final step in the transformation of the former Bollinger Tower – an 11-story building that held affordable senior housing until it was sold by the […]

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