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First Floor Expansion Added to Bollinger Hotel Proposal

Brent Warren Brent Warren First Floor Expansion Added to Bollinger Hotel Proposal

The latest proposal for Bollinger Tower calls for a first-floor addition that would extend the building toward High Street. The conversion of the 11-story building from affordable housing into a hotel received its first review from the Italian Village Commission last month. That initial proposal called for maintaining the existing green space in front, but […]

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250 New Apartments Could Be on Tap for Harrison West

Brent Warren Brent Warren 250 New Apartments Could Be on Tap for Harrison West

More apartments could be coming soon to the western edge of Harrison West. Developer Michael Schiff of Schiff Property Group is in contract to buy the seven-acre Superior Beverage site at 871 Ingleside Street. Schiff told Columbus Underground that he is working with Scott Pickett to acquire the parcel, which sits at the western edge […]

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Bollinger Tower Hotel to Get First Review from Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bollinger Tower Hotel to Get First Review from Commission

The plan to convert the 11-story Bollinger Tower from affordable senior housing to a hotel will be getting its first review from the Italian Village Commission tomorrow. Submitted renderings show new windows and a fresh coat of paint on the building. They also show a name — Cambria Hotel and Suites, although Michael Schiff of […]

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CMHA Selling Bollinger Tower for Proposed Hotel Redevelopment

Walker Evans Walker Evans CMHA Selling Bollinger Tower for Proposed Hotel Redevelopment

Constructed in 1984, the 11-story Bollinger Tower was the first high rise building to appear in the Short North, predating more recent buildings that have been constructed or proposed for the neighborhood. The building has long served as a home for low-income elderly residents, but will soon see renovations at the hand of a new […]

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Plans for Italian Village Parking Garage Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plans for Italian Village Parking Garage Moving Forward

The Wood Companies and Schiff Capital Group recently responded to a suggestion from the Victorian Village Commission to reduce the height of their proposed office building at 711 North High Street. Their proposal for a four-story parking garage at the northeast corner of Pearl and Lincoln streets, however, appears to be working its way through […]

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New 11-Story Office Building Proposed for The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans New 11-Story Office Building Proposed for The Short North

Local developers at The Wood Companies and Schiff Capital Group are teaming up once again for another Short North project. The companies announced this afternoon that they plan to construct a new 11-story office building at 711 North High Street, replacing an existing public parking lot owned by the City of Columbus. The project is […]

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High Buttles Apartment Building to be Renovated

Walker Evans Walker Evans High Buttles Apartment Building to be Renovated

In a recent interview, developer Michael Schiff told CU Writer Brent Warren that plans to renovate the apartment building located at the southwest corner of Buttles and High are moving forward soon. The building currently houses several retail businesses including Two Fish, Red and Kingmakers Board Game Parlour as well as 40 apartments on the […]

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