A new three-acre Downtown riverfront park got a final stamp of approval from the Downtown Commission this morning. The park is designed to complement a bike and pedestrian bridge – already approved by the commission – which will connect the Olentangy Trail to the western terminus of Nationwide Boulevard, where a new soccer stadium is […]
Celebrate National Parks and Recreation month by joining your Parks and Recreation Staff for live music, kayaking, and canoeing on the Big Walnut Creek, interactive games and inflatables. The evening will conclude with “Cinema under the Stars” showing COCO, as well as a campfire s’mores. Food trucks will be onsite for tasty snacks.
The Columbus Downtown Development Corporation is looking to implement what has by now become a familiar plan of action with its new Scioto Peninsula Park — invest in new greenspace Downtown and watch the people (and private development) follow soon after. The new park just west of COSI would replace two existing surface parking lots […]
Borror Properties is hoping for final approval from the Downtown Commission this month for its Pen West office and residential development. Submitted renderings show a re-oriented and re-designed office building at the western edge of Nationwide Boulevard, as well as additional pedestrian walkways connecting that building with a two-story parking garage and six-story apartment building. […]
An article in today’s Dispatch is reporting that a proposal from Franklin County commissioners would provide a $3 million investment towards the demolition of City Center and development of the Columbus Commons project, but would also set aside six acres of the nine acre site for permanent park space. The demolition of the mall is […]
Press Release: In September, the Harrison West Society teamed with the Columbus College of Art and Design for a student competition for five art pieces to be installed in the new Harrison Park along the Olentangy River. The process is moving forward. On February 28, the Harrison West neighborhood, indeed, the entire Short North, will […]