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New Proposal Submitted for Methodist Site in Worthington

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Proposal Submitted for Methodist Site in Worthington

Lifestyle Communities has submitted a new plan for the former United Methodist Children’s Home site, a piece of underdeveloped land near Worthington’s historic center that has been the subject of much debate over the years. The Columbus-based developer ran into significant neighborhood opposition five years ago, when it proposed building a large mixed-use development on […]

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Amphitheater Among Items Approved by Downtown Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Amphitheater Among Items Approved by Downtown Commission

Yesterday’s Downtown Commission meeting featured a presentation on new parking rules and a proposed parking benefit district that could fund transit initiatives. There were several other items on the agenda: An updated plan for an outdoor amphitheater at the Reach on Goodale was approved, as was signage for a new apartment building on East Main […]

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More Discrepancies Found Between Finished Buildings and Approved Plans

Brent Warren Brent Warren More Discrepancies Found Between Finished Buildings and Approved Plans

A 311 complaint was lodged earlier this year with the City of Columbus, alleging that the design of a building going up at 275 S. Front St. did not match the plans for the building that were approved by the Downtown Commission. That complaint led to an investigation by the city, which uncovered similar issues […]

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Design of Downtown Building Doesn’t Match Plans Approved by Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design of Downtown Building Doesn’t Match Plans Approved by Commission

A six-story building currently under construction at 275 S. Front St. is not being built to the specifications approved by the Downtown Commission.  The building, called The Matan and developed by Lifestyles Communities (LC), was initially approved by the commission in late 2015. A series of design revisions followed, including one in January of 2018 […]

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Changes to Two LC Projects Downtown Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren Changes to Two LC Projects Downtown Approved

Although the approval of the Millennial Tower was the biggest news to come out of Tuesday’s Downtown Commission meeting, a project immediately to its south was also on the agenda. The five-story Matan development, which is planned for the northwest corner of Front and Main streets, was initially approved by the commission in late 2015. […]

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New Single Family Home in Olde Towne East a Departure for Lifestyle Communities

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Single Family Home in Olde Towne East a Departure for Lifestyle Communities

Lifestyle Communities has built a new single family home in the heart of Olde Towne East, but don’t expect the local developer to start snapping up vacant lots all over the neighborhood any time soon. “This is more about a strategic approach to development, and going through the execution of what we need to do […]

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Development Update: LC RiverSouth

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Update: LC RiverSouth

After a series of delays and false starts, progress is now undeniable at the corner of Rich and High streets Downtown. An eight-story building is close to being topped out at the northwest corner, and foundation work for the second “mirror-image” building on the south side of Rich is well underway. Lifestyle Communities brought the […]

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