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First Look: Canopy by Hilton

Brent Warren Brent Warren First Look: Canopy by Hilton

Correction: An email sent out by Columbus Underground incorrectly stated that the rooftop patio opens next week, but only the hotel itself is opening next week. Full details can be found below. The new Canopy by Hilton, at 77 E. Nationwide Blvd., will feature 167 hotel rooms and two restaurant concepts – one on the […]

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Renovation of Unique Apartment Complex Near Graceland Under Way

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renovation of Unique Apartment Complex Near Graceland Under Way

Local developer Schottenstein Property Group (SPG) is about halfway through a renovation of Worthington Gardens, a 1970s-era apartment complex nestled into a surprisingly secluded 10-acre parcel just off of North High Street. Dirk Greene, Senior Vice President of Acquisitions at SPG, said that 96 of the complex’s 216 units will be fully renovated by June, and […]

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New Plan for Third and Long Development Presented to Downtown Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan for Third and Long Development Presented to Downtown Commission

A new plan for the parcels controlled by Schottenstein Property Group at the corner of North Third and East Long streets was presented to the downtown commission yesterday. Sarah Mackert and Jonathan Barnes of Jonathan Barnes Architecture and Design (JBAD) walked through the new proposal, which calls for the restoration of two existing buildings on […]

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Schottenstein Property Group Unveils Plan for New Long Street Project

Walker Evans Walker Evans Schottenstein Property Group Unveils Plan for New Long Street Project

The surface parking lots in Downtown Columbus continue to disappear. Schottenstein Property Group (SPG) has submitted a new development proposal which calls for a mixed-use development at properties located at 154 N. Third St., 118 E. Long St. and 134 E. Long St. The proposal includes the renovation of the five-story building at 154 N. Third […]

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In Limbo: Updates on 15 Urban Development Projects That Were Quiet in 2016

Brent Warren Brent Warren In Limbo: Updates on 15 Urban Development Projects That Were Quiet in 2016

Here’s a list of potentially big stories that we didn’t hear much about in 2016. They didn’t fit into any of the categories for our annual Year in Review — completed, under construction, or proposed — so we thought we’d compile another list, this one focused on projects that first came to our attention in […]

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Wasted Space: Surface Parking Crater in Downtown Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Wasted Space: Surface Parking Crater in Downtown Columbus

The High Street corridor Downtown has witnessed a steady stream of development the last few years. The 12-story 250 High now sits where a parking lot once was, historic renovations are bringing the Citizens Building and the former Madison’s Department Store back to life, and the largest remaining “missing tooth” along the corridor — parking lots […]

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Historic Buildings Downtown Sitting Empty Despite Demand

Brent Warren Brent Warren Historic Buildings Downtown Sitting Empty Despite Demand

Despite a strong market and a demonstrated demand for commercial and residential space with historic character, a number of buildings featuring precisely those types of spaces in Downtown Columbus have sat empty for years. It’s a dilemma that has Downtown boosters shaking their heads — lamenting the lost opportunity but also worried for the future […]

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