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Pizzuti Short North Hotel Plans Presented Tonight

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The redevelopment of the “UCT Block” in the Short North was originally announced back in February 2008, and after some recent updates and expansions, the proposal may be moving closer to reality tonight.


Good Idea: Establishing a Hostel in Columbus

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OSU student Mathew Dietrich wants a hostel in Columbus. And he wants Pepsi to kick in $50,000 to make it a reality. Mathew is taking part in the Pepsi Refresh Project where the popular beverage company is giving away $1.3 million each month to user-submitted “good ideas”.


15-Story Boutique Hotel is Planned for Short North

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Originally announced in 2008, it looks like Pizzuti’s Short North development plan for the “UCT Block” has been updated. It now calls for a hotel of up to 130 rooms in a building of up to 15 stories located on the west side of High Street along with a parking garage with office space above […]


New Boutique Hotel to be Built Downtown

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From The Dispatch: Tax credit to transform historic buildings into Downtown hotel Thursday,  December 10, 2009 By Alan Johnson The Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit will pay for rehabilitation of the Hayden Building. The building will be converted into an upscale boutique hotel. The newest boutique hotel Downtown will be built by rehabilitating and combining […]


The 315 Hotel Corridor is Under Construction

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An article in today’s Dispatch by Marla Matzer Rose takes an interesting look at the new batch of hotels popping up along Route 315 between OSU, Upper Arlington, and Grandview. In addition to four existing hotels, another four are either under construction or in the planning phases. That includes the proposal for a new SpringHill […]


Renderings of Convention Center Hotel Revealed

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From The Dispatch: Planners unveil convention hotel Tuesday, November 17, 2009 By Barbara Carmen The planned $140 million Hilton-Columbus Downtown convention hotel will start to rise above N. High Street next August, a project team told Franklin County commissioners this morning. [Read More]


Buckeye Hall of Fame to be Replaced with Hotel

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The writing has been on the wall for the Buckeye Hall of Fame Cafe ever since they went into receivership back in March, but the future of the site may have been determined last night. City Council approved a 10-year tax break for a developer who is proposing to tear down the restaurant and build […]


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