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City Adjusts Short North Parking Rules, Starts Planning for Other Neighborhoods

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Adjusts Short North Parking Rules, Starts Planning for Other Neighborhoods

Some of the new parking rules for the Short North that the City of Columbus rolled out in January will be changing this summer, including a price cut for resident guest passes and a reduction in how much it costs to park along side streets during the day. When the city’s Assistant Director for Parking […]

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Study Recommends Dense Development, Better Transit for Five Corridors

Brent Warren Brent Warren Study Recommends Dense Development, Better Transit for Five Corridors

Nearly five years ago, the Insight 2050 initiative helped to shine a light on the challenges that Central Ohio will face as a predicted one million new people move into the region. Today, with growth continuing at its highest rate yet — about 120 people are moving into the region every day — a new […]

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What’s Next for The Continent?

Brent Warren Brent Warren What’s Next for The Continent?

Imagine seeing an advertisement for a new development that touts luxury apartments and townhomes situated in a “European style village (with) every convenience in strolling distance of your home.” Those conveniences include a wide range of unique, locally-owned retail shops, an artisan food market, a state-of-the-art pool and fitness center and a curated selection of […]

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OSU’s West Campus Plans Inspire New Look at Olentangy Corridor Ideas

Brent Warren Brent Warren OSU’s West Campus Plans Inspire New Look at Olentangy Corridor Ideas

The latest plans for a west campus “innovation district” have inspired planners at Ohio State University to take a new look at where recreation facilities are located and how they can better be aligned with the Olentangy River. Now that much of Fred Beekman Park – the collection of recreation fields at the corner of […]

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Hilltop Community Planning Meeting

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hilltop Community Planning Meeting

Community Planning Meeting Thursday, Nov. 8th, 6-8 pm J. Ashburn Boys & Girls Club 85 Clarendon Avenue

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Interview: Easton Developer Yaromir Steiner

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: Easton Developer Yaromir Steiner

Yaromir Steiner, the founder and CEO of Steiner + Associates, is best known in Columbus as the co-developer of Easton Town Center. His interests, though, are wide-ranging, and a conversation with him can lead to surprising places. A question about the future of brick-and-mortar retail leads to a discussion of rising income inequality in the U.S. over […]

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Chicago to Columbus: Hyperloop and High Speed Rail Options to be Studied

Brent Warren Brent Warren Chicago to Columbus: Hyperloop and High Speed Rail Options to be Studied

The Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) announced a plan today to study “rapid-speed” transportation options linking Pittsburgh, Columbus and Chicago. That would include both high speed rail – which was first floated as an option in 2013 and for which some planning has already begun – and Hyperloop, the futuristic tube-based transport that has […]

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