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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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Design Teams Present Grand Visions of a Transformed Olentangy River Corridor

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design Teams Present Grand Visions of a Transformed Olentangy River Corridor

The City of Columbus and Ohio State University are interested in strengthening the connections between Downtown and campus. With North High Street developing at a rapid rate, both entities have turned their attention to the other primary connection – the Olentangy River corridor. An event last night at the Knowlton School of Architecture was meant […]

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Columbus Museum of Art Expansion Wins 2016 Recchie Design Award

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Museum of Art Expansion Wins 2016 Recchie Design Award

Last night, the Columbus Landmarks Foundation unveiled the winner of their 2016 James B. Recchie Award: The Columbus Museum of Art. The CMA saw an expansion and renovation that was completed in October 2015, helmed by a local architectural team that included DesignGroup and MKSK. Local architectural firm Schooley Caldwell was also recognized for previous renovation work completed at the […]

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New Park and Underground Garage Approved at COSI

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Park and Underground Garage Approved at COSI

Representatives from the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) and landscape architectural firm MKSK presented an update for the underground parking garage and greenspace project at COSI that was first announced earlier this year. A more detailed look for the new park was shown to the Downtown Commission, which would feature a variety of programmed areas and […]

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Franklin Park Conservatory Getting Major Update

Walker Evans Walker Evans Franklin Park Conservatory Getting Major Update

The Franklin Park Conservatory is getting a major facelift this year, and construction is already under way. Executive Director Bruce Harkey presented an update to stakeholders at an annual meeting this evening, providing new details on the project. “When you think about the entrance to the building, it’s not the most welcoming entrance,” said Harkey […]

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What does the Future Hold for Parks and Recreation in Columbus?

Walker Evans Walker Evans What does the Future Hold for Parks and Recreation in Columbus?

We love our parks in Columbus, but we also love making improvements and updates to things. And according to research from the Columbus Department of Recreation and Parks, we have some room for improvements. Local landscape architecture MKSK Studios was recently tapped to lead a master planning effort for the City of Columbus Recreation and […]

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