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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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Development Roundup: March 2020 Edition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: March 2020 Edition

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news from Old North Columbus, the Near East Side, German Village, the Far East Side and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: Work has begun on a four-story, mixed-use building at the corner […]

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Mixed-Use Development Proposed for Olde Towne East

Brent Warren Brent Warren Mixed-Use Development Proposed for Olde Towne East

A proposal to build a mixed-use development at the northeast corner of 18th and Oak streets in Olde Towne East is beginning to work its way through the approval process. The plan, from Metropolitan Holdings, calls for a five-story building containing 117 apartments over about 4,600 square feet of ground-floor retail. A total of 278 […]

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Decade in Development: From Poindexter Village to Legacy Pointe

Walker Evans Walker Evans Decade in Development: From Poindexter Village to Legacy Pointe

A lot has changed in Columbus between 2010 and 2020. In this series we take a look at large-scale development projects and trends that shape where we live, work and play.

In 2010, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and Ohio State University President Gordon Gee jointly announced a $10 million investment into the city’s Near East Side, centered around the OSU East Hospital. The plan was to improve the quality of life, housing stock, safety and job opportunities for the King-Lincoln District and surrounding Near East neighborhoods. […]

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