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Gravity 2.0 Project Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Gravity 2.0 Project Moving Forward

The second phase of Kaufman Development’s Gravity project is moving forward. The East Franklinton Review Board yesterday voted to approve the overall plan, just a month after the five-acre development was first proposed. Some changes to the design of the four new buildings proposed for the site were made: a new outdoor area was added […]

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Gravity Announces 10 Local Artists to Install Murals for Project’s Arts Initiative

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Gravity Announces 10 Local Artists to Install Murals for Project’s Arts Initiative

As Kaufman Development nears completion of the Gravity project and business owners get set to move in, more news is being announced about the conscious community in Franklinton. In addition to large-scale murals commissioned by Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra and CCAD alumni Rather Severe, Gravity has teamed up with the Franklinton Arts District to commission […]

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Photos: The Gravity Project Block Party at Art Bazaar

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Photos: The Gravity Project Block Party at Art Bazaar

The Gravity project by Kaufman Development celebrated the launch of its community arts initiative with a block party at Art Bazaar on Friday, August 24, right across the street from the nearly completed development at 500 W. Broad St. in Franklinton. The block party also celebrated the completion of two of the initiative’s murals commissioned […]

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Gravity 2.0 Proposal Calls for 12-Story Building, Co-Living Apartments

Brent Warren Brent Warren Gravity 2.0 Proposal Calls for 12-Story Building, Co-Living Apartments

Kaufman Development is bringing an ambitious plan for West Broad Street to the East Franklinton Review Board this afternoon. The development would sit on about five acres directly across from the company’s Gravity project, which is currently under construction. It would feature four new buildings, including a 12-story office and residential building at the northeast […]

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The Confluence Cast: Steiner & Associates

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Steiner & Associates

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIs land use and development a civic responsibility or just a monetary transaction? Yaromir Steiner, the Founder, Chief Executive Officer of Steiner + Associates has an opinion. He sat down with Columbus Underground’s Urban Development Writer Brent Warren to talk in depth about that, the importance of density in […]

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More Than 25 Artists to Install Murals for Gravity Project in Franklinton

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman More Than 25 Artists to Install Murals for Gravity Project in Franklinton

Gravity, the “conscious community” project in Franklinton by Kaufman Development, is nearing completion and set to open this fall. Previous news of the development has mostly been during the proposal and construction phases of the project, but it has now been announced that more than 25 local artists are set to execute Gravity’s vision for more […]

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With Commission Split on Approval, Kaufman Project On Hold

Brent Warren Brent Warren With Commission Split on Approval, Kaufman Project On Hold

Kaufman Development’s plan to build a mixed-use development on the former IBEW land between West Second and Price Avenues is on hold after the latest iteration of the project failed to gain the support of the Victorian Village Commission last night. “Despite great support from the broader Columbus community and several members of the Victorian […]

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