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The Confluence Cast: Architecture & Design Firm JBAD

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Architecture & Design Firm JBAD

The work of architects has an impact on our lives every day. But how does that work get done? This week, we’re talking architecture and development with the principal of architecture and design firm JBAD, Jonathan Barnes. We discussed how architecture firms work, the importance of relationships, the issues that should be kept in mind […]

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Second Avenue Project Tops Italian Village Commission Agenda

Brent Warren Brent Warren Second Avenue Project Tops Italian Village Commission Agenda

The Italian Village Commission was scheduled to vote on a proposed 155-unit mixed-use development on East Second Avenue earlier this week, but a discussion of the project was delayed due to the large number of cases on the agenda. Many of the city’s review boards and historic commissions are dealing with similar challenges, having to […]

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175-Unit Apartment Complex Proposed for Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren 175-Unit Apartment Complex Proposed for Italian Village

A proposal to build a 175-unit apartment complex on a surface parking lot in Italian Village got a first look from the neighborhood’s review board earlier this week. The proposal calls for two separate buildings at the southeast corner of Second Avenue and Sixth Street – one five stories tall and the other four. A […]

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Two Small Apartment Buildings Approved Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Two Small Apartment Buildings Approved Downtown

The Downtown Commission yesterday approved a plan to build a 19-unit apartment building at 600 E. Broad St. The new building will sit on a small parcel – less than a quarter of an acre – at the corner of East Broad Street and Jefferson Avenue. Also approved was a plan to build a nearly […]

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Apartments Proposed for Main Street Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Apartments Proposed for Main Street Downtown

A small grass lot at 554 E. Main St. could soon be home to 19 new apartments, if a project presented to the Downtown Commission yesterday comes to fruition. The four-story building would sit at the corner of the Main Street-Rich Street Connector and would include 11 parking spaces on its ground floor. The parcel […]

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Proposal for Schumacher Place Mixes Modern, Historic

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal for Schumacher Place Mixes Modern, Historic

A plan to build a three-story apartment building next to a 100-year-old commercial building on the South Side has been slowly making its way through the approval process. The new, modern building would replace a 1950s-era concrete block addition and sit just to the east of the existing, one-story brick building at 364 E. Whittier […]

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New Housing Concept Could Be Headed to Near East Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Housing Concept Could Be Headed to Near East Side

Local architect Jonathan Barnes has spent much of the last year working on a housing concept that he thinks may be unique in the country. And with a site selected on the Near East Side to build a prototype, he is hopeful that his vision will come to fruition soon. Barnes formed a nonprofit organization, […]

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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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