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Lancaster Unveils New Downtown Redevelopment Plan

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lancaster Unveils New Downtown Redevelopment Plan

Downtown Lancaster Ohio is a walkable neighborhood that is home to dozens of shops, restaurants, museums and parks. And civic leaders want to see more. A new long-term revitalization plan was unveiled earlier this month that calls for new retail tenants, cultural amenities and other infill development. We recently spoke with David Uhl, Executive Director of Destination Downtown […]

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Short North Boutique Hotel to Begin Construction This Summer

Walker Evans Walker Evans Short North Boutique Hotel to Begin Construction This Summer

It’s been a long time coming, but the wait is nearly over. The Pizzuti Companies first proposed a large-scale mixed-use hotel development in the Short North over four years ago, and after many meetings and revisions, the developer is expecting to break ground on construction of  “The Joseph” this summer. An 11-story 135-room hotel will […]

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Dublin Grows Upward: The Bridge Street Corridor Calls for Urban Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dublin Grows Upward: The Bridge Street Corridor Calls for Urban Development

The City of Dublin is an affluent Columbus suburb typically known for it’s good schools, easy access to jobs, and low density housing and retail developments that have rapidly sprawled outward over the past forty years. Overall, a fairly average suburban community in appearance, crowned with a quaint historic Downtown intersection that is home to […]

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New Development to House AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Development to House AIDS Healthcare Foundation

The long vacant lot at the northeast corner of High Street and Fifth Avenue will finally see some development. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) announced yesterday that they have purchased the plot of land at 1230 North High Street and will soon begin construction on a facility that will house an Out of the Closet Thrift Store, […]

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The Hubbard Apartments to Rise Over The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Hubbard Apartments to Rise Over The Short North

The northeast corner of Hubbard Avenue and High Street has been one of the most widely discussed plots of land here on Columbus Underground over the past five years. Originally proposed in 2006 as the home of the failed Ibiza condo development, the site is going through a change of ownership where local development firms […]

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New Five Story Development Proposed for University District

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Five Story Development Proposed for University District

A development proposal was filed recently with the City of Columbus Board of Zoning Adjustment office that calls for a new five-story mixed-use building at the northeast corner of High Street and Seventh Avenue, just north of the new Kroger. This development would replace the existing Wash & Tan / Dollar Tree building and would […]

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Creekside in Gahanna Facing Foreclosure

Walker Evans Walker Evans Creekside in Gahanna Facing Foreclosure

Following the lead of the Shoppes at River Ridge in Dublin, which went into receivership last fall, the Creekside development in Gahanna is facing rough financial waters. According to an article in yesterday’s Dispatch, the project’s developer is being sued for defaulting on their loans and are taking steps to transfer and sell the property. […]

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