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Six-Story Building Proposed for High Street Near OSU

Brent Warren Brent Warren Six-Story Building Proposed for High Street Near OSU

Another mixed-use development has been proposed for North High Street near Ohio State University. This one calls for a six-story, 146-unit building with ground floor retail at the northwest corner of Eighth Avenue. An internal garage would provide parking for 129 cars. Currently occupying the site is the former Cousins Army-Navy store and its parking […]

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13-Story Apartment Building Proposed for Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren 13-Story Apartment Building Proposed for Downtown

A proposal for a 13-story apartment building at 199-209 E. Broad St. will be heard by the Downtown Commission later this month. The development would require the demolition of several interconnected buildings that have occupied the southeast corner of Broad and Young streets for many decades. Plans submitted to the city show the facade of […]

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Pizzuti Presents New Design for Whittier Street Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pizzuti Presents New Design for Whittier Street Site

A revised development proposal for the former Giant Eagle site at 280 E. Whittier St. was presented to the neighborhood over the weekend. The new plan calls for a smaller building, with fewer residential units (279, down from 330), a shorter profile, and a design that pulls back from the street in more places. On […]

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Renter’s Choice Legislation Would Mandate Alternative to Security Deposits

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renter’s Choice Legislation Would Mandate Alternative to Security Deposits

Columbus City Councilmember Shayla Favor sought feedback this week on a legislative package designed to assist renters at a time when many are facing severe economic uncertainty. The package has three main components: Adding source of income as a protected status under the city’s fair housing law, meaning landlords couldn’t discriminate against tenants who receive […]

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Zoning Code Update Could Lead to Big Changes in Development Process

Brent Warren Brent Warren Zoning Code Update Could Lead to Big Changes in Development Process

In the last few years a handful of cities – led by Minneapolis and Portland, Oregon – have receive national attention for making changes to their zoning codes. Although zoning reform is not typically the kind of story that makes it past the local paper, the New York Times, Politico and many other national outlets […]

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Renderings Released for Quarry Trails Development

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renderings Released for Quarry Trails Development

New renderings of the Quarry Trails development provide the best glimpse yet of what the Metro Park-adjacent development will look like when it is complete. The main street leading into the development will be lined with three-story offices and apartments on one side, and shorter buildings holding restaurants and commercial space on the other. Shared-use […]

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More Apartments Proposed for Weinland Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren More Apartments Proposed for Weinland Park

A Texas-based developer of student housing is looking to break into the Columbus market. A rezoning request and a council variance application have been submitted to the City of Columbus for a collection of parcels directly east of the Gateway parking garage (the official address is 88 E. Ninth Ave.). The plan calls for a […]

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