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Renovation and New-Build Planned for Rich Street Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renovation and New-Build Planned for Rich Street Site

A plan to build a 30-unit apartment building behind two historic structures on East Rich Street is working its way through the approval process. Schiff Capital Group has proposed renovating the two original buildings, which are located at 530 E. Rich St. and were built around 1900, according to the Franklin County Auditor’s site. A […]

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Affordable Housing Projects Proposed for Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Affordable Housing Projects Proposed for Franklinton

A trio of affordable housing proposals in Franklinton are working their way through the city’s approval process. At 731 W. Rich St., the Finance Fund has proposed building a three-story, 43-unit apartment complex on what is currently a vacant lot. An application for a council variance for the project has been submitted and it has […]

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Commission Hears from Neighbors of Proposed 15-Story Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Commission Hears from Neighbors of Proposed 15-Story Building

The architect of a proposed 15-story building at the corner of Rich and Fourth streets presented the concept to the Downtown Commission this morning. George Berardi, Managing Partner of Berardi + Partners, walked through the plans and received largely favorable comments from commissioners. He said that the developer – Town Inn Co., LLC, an affiliate […]

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Grant Medical Center Building New Six-Story Parking Garage

Walker Evans Walker Evans Grant Medical Center Building New Six-Story Parking Garage

A new six-story parking garage will soon take the place of a surface parking lot in the Discovery District. Representatives from Grant Medical Center (via OhioHealth Corp. Real Estate) and The Daimler Group submitted plans to the Downtown Commission for a new parking structure at 371 E. Rich St. (southeast intersection of Rich Street and […]

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Development Update: LC RiverSouth

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Update: LC RiverSouth

After a series of delays and false starts, progress is now undeniable at the corner of Rich and High streets Downtown. An eight-story building is close to being topped out at the northwest corner, and foundation work for the second “mirror-image” building on the south side of Rich is well underway. Lifestyle Communities brought the […]

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Casto Project in Franklinton Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren Casto Project in Franklinton Approved

Casto’s long-planned development in East Franklinton cleared its latest hurdle earlier this month, winning a vote of approval from the East Franklinton Area Review Board. The project features a pair of five-story buildings fronting Rich Street, two three-story buildings on either side of Lucas Street, and four smaller townhome buildings on the Scioto River side […]

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First Look: Salt & Pine Approaches Downtown Opening

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner First Look: Salt & Pine Approaches Downtown Opening

Columbus restauranteur Chris Crader, the mind behind Harvest Pizzeria, Harvest Kitchen+Bar and The Sycamore, is on the cusp of opening a new Downtown restaurant. Salt & Pine will open soon as a full-service restaurant, coffee/liquor bar, and grab-and-go store. “I think the only way I can define it is to call it chef-driven cuisine,” said […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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