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Designing the 15th and High Urban Framework Plan and Development in Columbus, Ohio

MKSK MKSK Designing the 15th and High Urban Framework Plan and Development in Columbus, Ohio

In 2013, the non-profit redevelopment corporation Campus Partners, MKSK, and University senior leadership came together to envision a future for the private and University-owned land on the east side of High Street across from The Ohio State University’s main campus surrounding the intersection of 15th Avenue and High Street. The 15th & High Street Urban […]

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Designing The Scioto Peninsula in Columbus, Ohio

MKSK MKSK Designing The Scioto Peninsula in Columbus, Ohio

The Scioto Peninsula has seen significant transformation in recent years in partnership with the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC), with investment in and development of a ‘cultural district’ of knitted facilities and new greenspaces and is on track for construction of the first phase of mixed-use development to provide a unique live-work-play neighborhood experience. Implementation […]

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Interview: Keith Myers on OSU’s Growth, the Arena District’s Origin Story, and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: Keith Myers on OSU’s Growth, the Arena District’s Origin Story, and More

A look at the original master plan for the Arena District reveals a template for urban development that has since become very familiar –a pedestrian-friendly, mixed-use development featuring restaurants, offices and apartments. When the project was first proposed, though, that was a new idea for Columbus, and not everyone was convinced it would work. The […]

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The Confluence Cast: Real Estate at OSU

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Real Estate at OSU

Much like the rest of our city, the land controlled by and surrounding The Ohio State University is continually evolving. Columbus Underground Reporter Brent Warren spoke with Ohio State’s Vice President of Planning, Architecture and Real Estate, Keith Myers, to discuss their framework plan, the importance of connecting the university to the surrounding community, and […]

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Pedestrian-Friendly Street Approved For Scioto Peninsula

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pedestrian-Friendly Street Approved For Scioto Peninsula

A new, pedestrian-focused street that will run through the center of the new Scioto Peninsula development was approved by the Downtown Commission yesterday. Also approved were two large parking garages that will sit next to the elevated railroad tracks that make up the western edge of the development. Brian Kinzelman, Principal of MKSK, explained that […]

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New Riverside Crossing Park Plans Revealed

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Riverside Crossing Park Plans Revealed

The City of Dublin unveiled new details on the new Riverside Crossing Park last week during a public input session, providing residents a glimpse of what phase one of the east side of the new riverfront will look like upon completion. In addition to the walking and biking paths, the new park is set to […]

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Building Tour: Coleman Government Center

Brent Warren Brent Warren Building Tour: Coleman Government Center

The first city employees moved into the Michael B. Coleman Government Center at 111 N. Front St. in March of this year, a little over three years after the design of the eight-story building was first unveiled to the Downtown Commission. The building is now fully occupied, and the green spaces around it are starting to […]

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