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University District Landlords Adjusting to First Year of Sophomore Rule

Brent Warren Brent Warren University District Landlords Adjusting to First Year of Sophomore Rule

This fall marks the first semester that OSU sophomores are required to live on campus, a long-anticipated change in policy that necessitated a major building program by the university. Eleven new buildings in the North Residential District south of Lane Avenue are now bustling with activity thanks to the extra 3,000-plus students being housed on […]

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Pavey Concept Calls for 11 Stories, 400 beds; Neighbors Express Concern

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pavey Concept Calls for 11 Stories, 400 beds; Neighbors Express Concern

More details were revealed last night about the proposed View on Pavey Square development, a mixed-use project which would replace most of the existing buildings on the west side of High Street between Northwood and Oakland avenues in the University District. The concept calls for approximately 140 apartment units, containing over 400 beds. The building […]

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Proposed Mixed-Use Development Would Replace Historic Houses on High Street

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposed Mixed-Use Development Would Replace Historic Houses on High Street

A proposal to redevelop the entire west side of High Street between Northwood and Oakland avenues has been submitted to the University Area Review Board and will be conceptually reviewed at their December 17th meeting. The block is currently home to 12 buildings, including Cazuela’s Grill at the south end and Japanese Oriental Restaurant towards the […]

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Transformation of OSU’s North Campus Begins

Brent Warren Brent Warren Transformation of OSU’s North Campus Begins

Construction fencing is up and trees have been cut down along Lane Avenue and North High Street – the first visible signs of a coming transformation for OSU’s north campus. Although not quite in the same league as the recent $1 billion Wexner Medical Center Expansion, the university’s plans for the North Residential District are […]

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North Residential District Plan Approved at OSU

Walker Evans Walker Evans North Residential District Plan Approved at OSU

A transformational plan to densify student living on the northeast corner of The Ohio State University’s main campus was approved on Friday. The North Residential District project will increase the number of student dormitory beds by 3,200 and increase the number of dining, recreation and support facilities for the north campus area. The project will […]

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