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CMC: Give Me Shelter

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill CMC: Give Me Shelter

Columbus is currently the nation’s #2 hottest housing market, with demand high and supply low. At the same time there is an estimated shortage of 54,000 affordable housing units in Franklin County alone. Columbus City Council is implementing new policies that provide incentives for developers to build more affordable housing. What else can be done […]

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Fast Forward: East Franklinton & The Scioto Peninsula

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: East Franklinton & The Scioto Peninsula

As the City of Columbus continues to grow, many neighborhoods are evolving along with it. One area in particular that will see rapid transformation over the course of the next decade is the area just west of Downtown Columbus. Large-scale plans have been announced for the 21 acres of land adjacent to the Scioto River, now […]

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65 Urban Development Projects Announced in 2016

Brent Warren Brent Warren 65 Urban Development Projects Announced in 2016

Columbus saw an average of 1.25 significant new development proposals per week throughout 2016, bringing a flood of new concepts in front of neighborhood commissions and review boards. While many were revised and approved, others are still working their way through the processes. Below, you’ll find our roundup on 65 urban development projects that were […]

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55 Urban Development Projects Under Construction in 2016

Brent Warren Brent Warren 55 Urban Development Projects Under Construction in 2016

Construction cranes could be found all throughout Columbus in 2016, and the construction noise, dust and road closures likely affected everyone in one way or another. While the temporary inconveniences can be an annoyance, the long-term impact is an increase in new residents, businesses and amenities arriving in a rapidly-growing city. Below, you’ll find our […]

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32 Urban Development Projects Completed in 2016

Brent Warren Brent Warren 32 Urban Development Projects Completed in 2016

As we usually do at this time of year, we’ve compiled a list of projects – mostly in urban Columbus – that were either completed, started, or announced this year. After going back and sorting a year’s worth of stories, here are some of our take-aways about 2016: Downtown was humming all year, with more […]

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Local Artist Spotlight: Brandon Kaes

Anne Evans Anne Evans Local Artist Spotlight: Brandon Kaes

Bicycles are a way of transportation for some, and for Brandon Kaes, they are also inspiration for his art. “All of my art revolves around bikes,” he says. “With my photography, I love doing minimalism and just keeping my style bold and simple. I’ve pretty much dedicated all of my photography to my bike. Last […]

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At Home: In Sixty Spring

Anne Evans Anne Evans

This month we are back downtown to take a look inside Dawon Hawkins’ condo at Sixty Spring. He has been living in Sixty Spring for three years, and has been a downtown resident for quite sometime. He first lived in German Village and then moved to an apartment on East Town Street across from the […]

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