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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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New Eight-Story Columbus Government Building Proposed Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Eight-Story Columbus Government Building Proposed Downtown

The veil has been lifted from one of the most secretive development projects in Downtown Columbus today, as the design for a new City of Columbus office building was presented at the monthly Downtown Commission meeting this morning. The project includes an eight-story 180,000 square foot office tower designed by local architectural firms Schooley Caldwell Associates […]

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AIA Columbus Names 2013 Design Award Winners

Walker Evans Walker Evans AIA Columbus Names 2013 Design Award Winners

The Columbus Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Columbus) hosted their annual juried design awards competition on Wednesday, which recognized the work of five projects designed by local firms. The five winners were distilled from 49 entries, 38 of which have been constructed in Central Ohio. “As in previous years, the submissions reveal […]

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LeVeque Lobby Renovations Near Completion, New Retail Planned

Brent Warren Brent Warren LeVeque Lobby Renovations Near Completion, New Retail Planned

When we checked in with the LeVeque Tower renovation last spring, restoration work on the terra cotta exterior was entering its second season and and work had begun on an ambitious lobby renovation. We stopped by again last week to get an update on the project and grab some photos, and we found that the […]

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Design Digest: Schooley Caldwell Associates

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design Digest: Schooley Caldwell Associates

With their work on high-profile renovation projects such as the Leveque Tower, the Atlas Building and the Ohio Statehouse, Schooley Caldwell Associates has earned a reputation for historic preservation work. They’ve also done plenty of work on new-build projects, though, such as the Wood Company Building in the Short North and the new OSU dorms […]

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Project Update: LeVeque Tower

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: LeVeque Tower

Repairing the terra cotta “skin” of the iconic LeVeque Tower downtown is not an easy job – or a quick one. Workers are about to begin their second season of work on the exterior of the building, having completed about five floors last year. It could be five years before all 47 stories are completed, […]

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Atlas Building Conversion to Apartments Set to Start

Brent Warren Brent Warren Atlas Building Conversion to Apartments Set to Start

Plans for the Atlas Building at 8 East Long Street Downtown are starting to come together. Michael Schiff, Principal of the Schiff Capital Group, outlined the latest plans and gave some background on the project Wednesday night at a ULI Columbus event at the building. Approximately 100 apartments are planned, with a mix of studios, […]

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