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Plans for Two Parking Garages Presented to Downtown Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plans for Two Parking Garages Presented to Downtown Commission

Amid the ongoing conversation about how autonomous vehicles and “mobility as a service” could render parking garages in urban areas obsolete, proposals for two new parking garages were on the Downtown Commission’s agenda this month. The larger of the two is the 650-space Ohio Center Garage, which will serve the Greater Columbus Convention Center and […]

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Photos: Scioto Peninsula Park and Garage

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Scioto Peninsula Park and Garage

The Scioto Peninsula just got a bit greener (or at least it will next spring once the leaves return). The construction barricades are gone from the new Scioto Peninsula Park adjacent to COSI, and visitors have begun enjoying the area despite it not quite being 100% completed. The 6.5-acre park replaces a former surface parking […]

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Demolition Planned for Condemned Marconi Parking Garage

Walker Evans Walker Evans Demolition Planned for Condemned Marconi Parking Garage

The empty Marconi Parking Garage may finally be coming down. The crumbling 650-space parking structure located at 170 Marconi Boulevard was condemned in April 2016 after being declared unsafe for use, and purchased by Nationwide Realty Investors (NRI) just a few months later. NRI is now asking the Downtown Commission for a certificate of appropriateness […]

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Renovation Planned for Downtown Building at Fourth & Long

Walker Evans Walker Evans Renovation Planned for Downtown Building at Fourth & Long

New plans to renovate a six-story building located at the Downtown intersection of Fourth Street and Long Street have emerged this week, courtesy of local developer Connect Realty. Former plans to demolish and replace the building have been scrapped, and new plans call for a renovation into approximately 40 apartment units with ground-floor retail, and […]

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Long Street Parking Garage Reopening to Public

Walker Evans Walker Evans Long Street Parking Garage Reopening to Public

Since September 2013, the Long Street Parking Garage has been condemned, unable to accommodate Downtown office worker and visitor vehicles due to its crumbling and dangerous condition. After nearly four years of sitting empty, the garage will officially reopen on May 1, with monthly parking spaces already being secured in advance online. The garage has […]

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Construction Roundup: Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Downtown

The last time we presented a Downtown-centric Construction Roundup was back in April, and a lot has changed since then. Developments like The Neilston and 303 South Front Street had just started to break ground, and elevator shafts at Parks Edge and the Coleman Government Center had just begun to rise out of the ground. […]

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Rich Street Pedestrian Bridge Approved by Downtown Commission

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rich Street Pedestrian Bridge Approved by Downtown Commission

Representatives from NBBJ, Kaufman Development and The Daimler Group returned to the Downtown Commission this morning to review an updated design for the proposed pedestrian bridge over Rich Street that will connect the Columbus Commons parking garage with the new 12-story Two25 Commons mixed-use building that will be located adjacent to the park. Several Commission […]

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