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Demolitions Proposed to Make Room for Temporary North Market Parking

Walker Evans Walker Evans Demolitions Proposed to Make Room for Temporary North Market Parking

Tomorrow morning, the Downtown Commission will review a request to tear down three buildings to make room for new surface parking lots. If approved, small single-story warehouse-style structures at 501 Armstrong St. 135 Spruce St. and 165 W. Vine St. would be razed, and temporary parking lots would take their place to better serve North Market […]

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Two New Bold Booths Approved for Downtown Parking Lots

Brent Warren Brent Warren Two New Bold Booths Approved for Downtown Parking Lots

Two more parking lots Downtown are about to get the Bold Booths treatment. The program, first announced in 2014 as a continuation of the arts programming around the city’s 2012 bicentennial celebration, showcases striking redesigns by local architects of the attendant booths in selected lots. The first booth was unveiled last year, in the Great […]

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Only 10 Surface Parking Lots Remain on High Street in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Only 10 Surface Parking Lots Remain on High Street in The Short North

Surface parking lots are often referred to as the scourge of urban neighborhoods. And they’re officially an endangered species in The Short as far as High Street is concerned. “We’re living in a period of metamorphosis that is is fascinating and exciting for planner types to watch,” says Kyle Ezell, OSU Associate Professor of Practice in City […]

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Downtown Parking Lots to Receive Public Art Upgrades

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Parking Lots to Receive Public Art Upgrades

Urban enthusiasts generally agree that there’s no bigger blight on a Downtown area than a surface parking lot. They use a lot of space for a single purpose that is always considered underutilized when compared to virtually any other type of development, large or small. Thankfully, Columbus is filling in surface lots with new development, […]

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How to Find the Best Parking Spots in Columbus

 David Dean How to Find the Best Parking Spots in Columbus

Columbus Underground is celebrating all things automobile-related this week, brought to you by our friends at KEMBA Financial Credit Union. All this week we’re featuring articles on auto trends, with featured writer David Dean as your guide! If you have ever receive a ticket for parking on a permit only street, or paid $40 to park […]

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Columbus State President Presents Vision for Revitalized Discovery District

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus State President Presents Vision for Revitalized Discovery District

Columbus State President David Harrison presented details of the college’s Master Plan this morning to a group of 150 government, business and civic leaders. Although the plan was first revealed during a board meeting in July, today’s event gave Harrison the opportunity to officially unveil the plan to the public and to present his vision […]

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Downtown Leaders See Opportunity in Southeast Gateway

Brent Warren Brent Warren Downtown Leaders See Opportunity in Southeast Gateway

Big changes are coming soon to the southeast quadrant of Downtown – work is happening now on the Mound Street Connector project, and 2014 will see the start of the next phase of the massive 70/71 split project. When it’s all said and done, Fulton Avenue could see an additional 10,000 cars daily as it […]

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