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31-Story North Market Proposal to be Heard by Commissions

Brent Warren Brent Warren 31-Story North Market Proposal to be Heard by Commissions

A proposal to build a large, mixed-use tower in the North Market’s parking lot has been refined and will be presented to two different design review commissions later this month. Originally proposed in 2017, there have been no public updates on the project since the summer of 2019, when a new design was unveiled and […]

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Retro Remodel Planned for High Street Motel

Brent Warren Brent Warren Retro Remodel Planned for  High Street Motel

A makeover is planned for the South Wind Motel, which has stood at 919 S. High St. for over 60 years. Michael Kelley of the Kelley Companies recently presented plans to renovate the building to the Brewery District Commission. He shared a postcard of the motel showing what the building looked like soon after it […]

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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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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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