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Development Roundup: News from Italian Village, Franklinton, and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: News from Italian Village, Franklinton, and More

The latest Development Roundup features news from German Village, Franklinton, the Near East Side and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: A preliminary proposal for a small piece of land in the larger Jeffrey Park development was heard by the Italian Village […]

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Kaufman Looking for Buyers for IBEW Site in Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Kaufman Looking for Buyers for IBEW Site in Short North

The former International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) site at 23 W. Second Ave. appears to be on the market again. The 1.5-acre piece of land was purchased by Kaufman Development in 2016 and has since been the subject of dozens of meetings of the Victorian Village Commission. A listing website is touting the site as […]

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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

Is 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 Columbus, and the future of everything […]

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