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Historic Broad Street Buildings Among Projects Awarded Tax Credits

Brent Warren Brent Warren Historic Broad Street Buildings Among Projects Awarded Tax Credits

Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits are doled out twice a year; in June and December. Last summer saw two Columbus projects awarded the credits, and an announcement today from the Ohio Development Services Agency held more good news for several local renovation projects. The largest award went to The Hayden, a renovation of two Downtown […]

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Plans for East Market at Trolley District Take Another Step Forward

Walker Evans Walker Evans Plans for East Market at Trolley District Take Another Step Forward

The renovation of the Trolley Barn site on the city’s Near East Side took another step forward last night during a Near East Area Commission planning committee meeting. Representatives from developer Connect Realty presented updated plans for review, which now include a full parking plan and more information on the apartment site development on the […]

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Two Columbus Projects Awarded State Historic Tax Credits

Brent Warren Brent Warren Two Columbus Projects Awarded State Historic Tax Credits

The Ohio Development Services Agency announced today that two Columbus redevelopment projects – both on the Near East Side – were awarded Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits. One was a proposal from Brad DeHays of Connect Realty to turn a long-vacant former trolley barn into a public market. Restaurants, offices and plazas are also planned for […]

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New Plan for Trolley Barn Site Calls for “East Market,” Restaurants and Apartments

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan for Trolley Barn Site Calls for “East Market,” Restaurants and Apartments

A Columbus Brewing Company tap room, a new concept from the owner of Ray Ray’s and an “East Market” could all be part of a new plan to revive the deteriorating brick buildings that were once used to store and repair trolleys at the northeast corner of Oak Street and Kelton Avenue on the Near […]

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Franklin Park Trolley Barn Property Sold

Brent Warren Brent Warren Franklin Park Trolley Barn Property Sold

The three acre site at the corner of Oak Street and Kelton Avenue in the Franklin Park neighborhood — home to six deteriorating brick buildings once used to store and repair trolleys — has a new owner. Brad DeHays, who opened Rehab Tavern in Franklinton and has been working with the city on an affordable […]

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History Lesson: A tale of two trolley barns

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: A tale of two trolley barns

Many of the readers of Columbus Underground are incredibly interested in bringing alternative forms of public transportation to Columbus – specifically street cars and light rail. To get a sense of how the trolleys were connected into the very fabric of our daily lives a hundred plus years ago, it may be of interest to […]

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