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Plan Lays Out Vision for the Hilltop

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan Lays Out Vision for the Hilltop

An event at the Glenwood Community Center earlier this week served as the official unveiling of the Envision Hilltop Plan, the latest attempt from Mayor Andrew Ginther’s administration to shine a light on the neighborhood’s needs and to encourage further investment in its future. Much like the One Linden plan released in 2018, the Hilltop […]

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Downtown Commission Hears Ideas for Discovery District, Plans for Lev’s Pawnshop Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Downtown Commission Hears Ideas for Discovery District, Plans for Lev’s Pawnshop Building

A new “Placemaking Plan” for the Discovery District was presented to the Downtown Commission on Tuesday. Cleve Ricksecker, Executive Director of the Discovery District Special Improvement District, updated the commission on some of the highlights of the plan, including a Discovery Trail meant to connect destinations like the Main Library, the Columbus Museum of Art, […]

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City Hopes to Engage Neighborhood for West Franklinton Plan

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Hopes to Engage Neighborhood for West Franklinton Plan

With the data-collection done and a market study almost complete, planners from the City of Columbus – along with a group of consultants being led by Edge Group – are ready to start the public outreach phase of the West Franklinton Plan. The first public meeting is scheduled for January 28th, but the discussion has […]

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Westerville Looking to the Future with Comprehensive Plan for Uptown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Westerville Looking to the Future with Comprehensive Plan for Uptown

Westerville is not looking to add large numbers of residents, offices or retail to their core the way some other central Ohio suburbs are (Dublin, Upper Arlington and Gahanna are three good examples). The city is, however, interested in ensuring that its existing historic town center — with its charming mix of small shops and restaurants […]

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Franklinton gets development attention with plans

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Alive wrote On principles By Tracy Zollinger Turner May 29, 2008 Throw a stick from any corner along Columbus’ east-west artery of Broad Street and you’ll likely hit an area that somebody hopes will become the city’s next great urban neighborhood. But few have drawn as much consideration as the historic area of Franklinton, […]

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Creation of 5XNW neighborhood plan to begin

Walker Evans Walker Evans Creation of 5XNW neighborhood plan to begin

This Week News wrote Creation of neighborhood plan to begin Thursday, February 21, 2008 ALAN FROMAN The Fifth by Northwest Area Commission has begun the process of creating a neighborhood plan. A series of four public workshops will be held to gather public input that will form the basis for development of the plan, commission […]

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