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Mansion, Car Dealership Both Land Historic Tax Credits

Brent Warren Brent Warren Mansion, Car Dealership Both Land Historic Tax Credits

Plans to renovate a Frank Packard-designed mansion in Marble Cliff and a historic car dealership on the Near East Side both got a significant boost today. The projects were the only two from Central Ohio to be awarded Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits from the Ohio Development Services Agency. The tax credits, which are awarded […]

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Hard Hat Tour: Trolley District Taking Shape Near Franklin Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Hard Hat Tour: Trolley District Taking Shape Near Franklin Park

Workers are busy transforming the collection of historic buildings at the northeast corner of Oak Street and Kelton Avenue into a food and entertainment destination. New floors and structural supports are in the process of being installed, ceilings are being repaired on buildings that have been open to the weather for decades, and bricks from […]

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Contentious Olde Towne East Project Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Contentious Olde Towne East Project Moving Forward

Despite concerns expressed by some neighbors about its height and density, a development proposal in the heart of Olde Towne East has received a vote of approval from the Near East Area Commission and will now move on to the city’s Development Commission. The proposal calls for a five-story building at the northeast corner of […]

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Empowering Images Get a Push From Designing Local

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Empowering Images Get a Push From Designing Local

Designing Local has been tapped to helped curate a number of local murals, which have brightened up walls in Italian Village, Milo Grogan and the Near East Side. The mural at Station 324 on Second Avenue includes a large clubhouse mural and an entry mural by artists Nick Stull and Liz Morrison. The other two […]

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Work Underway on Four-Story Building on Near East Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work Underway on Four-Story Building on Near East Side

Construction crews are busy at 1001 Atcheson St. on the Near East Side, where an 80-unit apartment building is on track to open by next fall. The four-story building is a project of the Woda Cooper Companies (formerly the Woda Group), a Columbus-based developer of affordable housing. To be known as Atcheson Place Lofts, the […]

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Near East Side Post Office Has Reopening Date

Anne Evans Anne Evans Near East Side Post Office Has Reopening Date

The Mount Vernon Station post office located on the near east side of Columbus and serving Olde Towne East and King-Lincoln Bronzeville neighborhoods has a reopening date. “Operations will resume at the Mt. Vernon Retail Unit Thursday, September 10, 2020” as stated in a press release obtained this afternoon by Columbus Underground from USPS Spokeswoman […]

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Three Columbus Projects Get Historic Tax Credits

Brent Warren Brent Warren Three Columbus Projects Get Historic Tax Credits

A new plan to restore the long-vacant Madison’s and White-Haines buildings at 72-84 N. High St. may be moving forward after many false starts. The Ohio Development Services Agency announced today that the project was one of 28 statewide to be awarded Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits.  It’s the second time that the credits have […]

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