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Building Tour: Coleman Government Center

Brent Warren Brent Warren Building Tour: Coleman Government Center

The first city employees moved into the Michael B. Coleman Government Center at 111 N. Front St. in March of this year, a little over three years after the design of the eight-story building was first unveiled to the Downtown Commission. The building is now fully occupied, and the green spaces around it are starting to […]

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Design Team Selected for New Convention Center Garage

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design Team Selected for New Convention Center Garage

The Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority (FCCFA) has selected local architecture firm Schooley Caldwell to design the new convention center parking garage. The FCCFA board voted to move forward with the project, which will be called the Ohio Center Garage, at its meeting on Tuesday. Schooley Caldwell will lead a design team that also includes […]

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Market Tower: More on Parking, Public Spaces, and the Case for Going Big

Brent Warren Brent Warren Market Tower: More on Parking, Public Spaces, and the Case for Going Big

Wednesday’s news that the City of Columbus has chosen the Wood Companies and Schiff Capital to develop the parking lot next to the North Market  generated plenty of discussion about the plan, which proposes building a 35-story tower on the site. When Columbus Underground sat down to discuss the proposal earlier this week with the development team […]

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Plans Moving Forward to Build 35-Story Tower on North Market Parking Lot

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plans Moving Forward to Build 35-Story Tower on North Market Parking Lot

The City of Columbus has chosen a 35-story tower as the winning proposal for the North Market parking lot. The proposal, called Market Tower, is from the Wood Companies and Schiff Capital Group. It would consist of approximately 200 residential units above office space, with restaurant and retail uses on the first two floors. The […]

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Columbus Museum of Art Expansion Wins 2016 Recchie Design Award

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Museum of Art Expansion Wins 2016 Recchie Design Award

Last night, the Columbus Landmarks Foundation unveiled the winner of their 2016 James B. Recchie Award: The Columbus Museum of Art. The CMA saw an expansion and renovation that was completed in October 2015, helmed by a local architectural team that included DesignGroup and MKSK. Local architectural firm Schooley Caldwell was also recognized for previous renovation work completed at the […]

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Naturally Impactful: The Cultural Arts Center Serves as a Catalyst in Many Ways

Anne Evans Anne Evans Naturally Impactful: The Cultural Arts Center Serves as a Catalyst in Many Ways

With all of the changes that have recently happened along the riverfront Downtown and Bicentennial Park, it is hard to imagine the area at its beginning. In 1861, the Ohio State Arsenal was built at 139 W. Main Street. It served its purpose storing arms until the mid-1970s when a transformation into the Cultural Arts […]

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Convention Center Moving Ahead with Expansion Plans

Brent Warren Brent Warren Convention Center Moving Ahead with Expansion Plans

The Downtown Commission last week approved plans by the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority to add over 40,000 square feet of meeting and exhibition space to the northern end of the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The addition, which would fill in the empty space now occupied by a series of plazas along East Goodale Street, […]

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