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Scioto Mile

The Scioto Mile is a $40+ million investment in Downtown Columbus’ Riverfront. Under the direction of Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC), which was created in 2002 to lead Downtown redevelopment and implement the Downtown Strategic Plan, The Scioto Mile is just one part of the City’s five-part revitalization plan. The two major elements of the Scioto Mile are the Promenade and the renovated Bicentennial Park. More information can be found at www.sciotomile.com.

Scioto’s bank may go au naturale

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Scioto’s bank may go au naturale Friday, June 6, 2008 BY ROBERT VITALE It wouldn’t be the same Scioto that Lucas Sullivant gazed upon, but the Downtown riverfront could get a more natural look in coming years. City officials are seeking permission from the federal government to tear down a stretch of […]


Summer along riverfront is all work, no play

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Summer along river is all work, no play Thursday, April 10, 2008 BY TIM DOULIN Work is under way to transform the east riverfront strip from Bicentennial Park to W. Broad Street into the Scioto Mile, which includes a promenade with benches and swings, bicycle and pedestrian paths, planters and fountains along […]


The Scioto Mile has a new website online

Walker Evans Walker Evans

SciotoMile.com wrote A signature Riverfront park in the heart of Downtown Columbus. By our Bicentennial in 2012, the Scioto Mile will be a jewel in downtown and will become a symbol of our City. When complete, the Scioto Mile will stretch from the Arena District to Whittier Peninsula and feature parks, boulevards, water features, plazas […]


Some updates on RiverSouth Development


Last night after the streetcar meeting I stayed after to ask about other Columbus projects especially the River South/City Center projects. First with City Center they are actively discussing ideas, but did say it will be a multi-phase mix use project. They would like the first phase to be done by 2012, so I wouldn’t […]


The New Scioto Mile: Revival of riverfront retooled

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Revival of riverfront retooled Monday, November 19, 2007 BY DEBBIE GEBOLYS The latest version — the final version, if you talk to the mayor — of a decades-old effort to dress up the east bank of the Scioto River Downtown features a cafe, a band shell and an 18-inch deep “canal.” City […]


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