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Schumacher Place

Named for the Schumacher family who owned a dairy in the area, Schumacher Place was established in 1983. Many of the neighborhood’s early residents worked in the nearby Brewery District. However, Prohibition and The Great Depression negatively impacted the district’s economy. In the mid-1960s, Frank Fetch and a handful of others began their effort to save the small houses indigenous to the area.

Stand-Alone Giant Eagle Pharmacy Planned for South Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren Stand-Alone Giant Eagle Pharmacy Planned for South Side

Giant Eagle will be bringing a stand-alone pharmacy to the former Buckeye Food Market building at 1380 S. Fourth St. The company said in a statement that the new store would open “in the coming months,” and that until that time customers could continue to pick up and drop off prescriptions at 280 E. Whittier […]

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Pizzuti Presents New Design for Whittier Street Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pizzuti Presents New Design for Whittier Street Site

A revised development proposal for the former Giant Eagle site at 280 E. Whittier St. was presented to the neighborhood over the weekend. The new plan calls for a smaller building, with fewer residential units (279, down from 330), a shorter profile, and a design that pulls back from the street in more places. On […]

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Plan for Giant Eagle Site Shared With Neighborhood

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan for Giant Eagle Site Shared With Neighborhood

Representatives of the Pizzuti Companies presented the latest plans last night for a new development to replace the Giant Eagle store and parking lot at 280 E. Whittier St. The presentation was made over Zoom to the Schumacher Place Civic Association. Architect Michael Suriano, of NBBJ, laid out the general outline of the proposal and […]

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Development Proposed for Giant Eagle Site on Whittier Street

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Proposed for Giant Eagle Site on Whittier Street

The Pizzuti Companies has submitted a rezoning application to the City of Columbus to redevelop the Giant Eagle store at 280 E. Whittier St. The local developer bought the 2.3-acre site in 2017 and spoke to neighboring residents about plans for the parcel earlier this year, telling them that Giant Eagle would remain at the […]

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Development Roundup: March 2020 Edition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: March 2020 Edition

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news from Old North Columbus, the Near East Side, German Village, the Far East Side and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: Work has begun on a four-story, mixed-use building at the corner […]

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Development Roundup: June 2019 Edition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: June 2019 Edition

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news from the South Side, the West Side, Downtown and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: The Marble Cliff Village Council voted on May 20 to approve the rezoning for a closely-watched development […]

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Proposal for Schumacher Place Mixes Modern, Historic

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal for Schumacher Place Mixes Modern, Historic

A plan to build a three-story apartment building next to a 100-year-old commercial building on the South Side has been slowly making its way through the approval process. The new, modern building would replace a 1950s-era concrete block addition and sit just to the east of the existing, one-story brick building at 364 E. Whittier […]

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