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East Long Street Development Lands Approval

Brent Warren Brent Warren East Long Street Development Lands Approval

A plan to build a 72-unit mixed-use development on East Long Street was approved by the Columbus Development Commission yesterday. The project, from Metropolitan Holdings, will fill a .85-acre site that is currently vacant on the south side of Long, between North Garfield Avenue and Talmadge Street. The newly-opened Adelphi Quarter development sits directly across […]

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Shayla Favor Named Executive Director of PACT

Susan Post Susan Post Shayla Favor Named Executive Director of PACT

Columbus City Councilmember Shayla Favor has been named the executive director of Partners Achieving Community Transformation (PACT). Favor will begin her new role on November 22, while continuing her duties as a member of Council. The 10-year-old non-profit aims to drive community transformation by removing barriers to housing, healthcare, education and employment for residents of […]

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Council Pulls Funding for Demolition of Public Health Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Council Pulls Funding for Demolition of Public Health Building

Editor’s note (11/4/21): This article was updated with a response from the mayor’s office. A plan to demolish the former South Dormitory building on the Columbus Public Health campus has run into a significant obstacle – City Council removed the funding that Mayor Andrew Ginther had allocated for the project in his capital improvements budget. […]

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City Presents Plan to Tear Down Building to Neighborhood Group

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Presents Plan to Tear Down Building to Neighborhood Group

The City of Columbus is running into opposition from neighborhood residents and advocates as it tries to advance a plan to demolish the former South Dormitory building on the Columbus Public Health campus. The building, which was built in 1935 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, would be replaced with a […]

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Fifth Third Bank Announces $20 Million Investment in Near East Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren Fifth Third Bank Announces $20 Million Investment in Near East Side

Fifth Third Bank announced plans today to invest $20 million in the Near East Side over the next three years. The bank will work with Partners Achieving Community Transformation (PACT) and the national nonprofit organization Enterprise Community Partners to distribute the funds via loans, grants and small business support. PACT has been active in the […]

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City Plans to Demolish Historic Building on Public Health Campus

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Plans to Demolish Historic Building on Public Health Campus

A city-owned building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places could be demolished this fall to make way for a parking lot. The building, which is known as the South Dormitory and was built in 1935, sits directly to the south of the main Columbus Public Health building, at 240 Parsons Ave. […]

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Church and Developer Partner on Mt. Vernon Avenue Apartments

Brent Warren Brent Warren Church and Developer Partner on Mt. Vernon Avenue Apartments

A groundbreaking ceremony scheduled for this afternoon at the corner of Mt. Vernon and Hamilton Avenues will mark the start of construction on a new 82-unit apartment development. The project will consist of two, three-story buildings – one facing Hamilton the other Mt. Vernon – each with a rear parking lot offering space for a […]

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