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First Look: Brunner Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren First Look: Brunner Building

Work is wrapping up at the Brunner Building, a six-story mixed-use project at 940 N. High St. On the first floor, clothing retailer THREAD opened last month and the build-out for Ampersand Asian Supper Club next door has started. Workers have moved into the second-floor office space and about half of the 33 apartments in the building […]

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Parkside on Pearl Proposal Brought Back to Italian Village Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Parkside on Pearl Proposal Brought Back to Italian Village Commission

Just over five years ago, a proposal to build a seven-story residential building at the corner of East Hubbard Avenue and North Pearl Street was met with some resistance from residents in the neighborhood. Concerns included the scale of the 47-unit proposal and the impact it would have the adjacent Italian Village Park. An agreement […]

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Four Short North Developments Opening this Summer

Brent Warren Brent Warren Four Short North Developments Opening this Summer

The finish line is near for a handful of significant mixed-use developments in the Short North, with the first scheduled to start coming online in May. All told, the four projects are poised to bring an additional 274 apartment units, 34,000 square feet of office space, and over 16,000 square feet of retail space to the […]

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Clothing Boutique THREAD Opening Short North Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Clothing Boutique THREAD Opening Short North Location

The first new tenant to be located inside the still-under-construction Brunner Building has officially been unveiled. Grandview-based THREAD is slated to open a new location inside the new building located at 940 N. High St. “After attending the Short North Gala a few years ago, I knew this was a community that THREAD needed to […]

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Market Tower: More on Parking, Public Spaces, and the Case for Going Big

Brent Warren Brent Warren Market Tower: More on Parking, Public Spaces, and the Case for Going Big

Wednesday’s news that the City of Columbus has chosen the Wood Companies and Schiff Capital to develop the parking lot next to the North Market  generated plenty of discussion about the plan, which proposes building a 35-story tower on the site. When Columbus Underground sat down to discuss the proposal earlier this week with the development team […]

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Plans Moving Forward to Build 35-Story Tower on North Market Parking Lot

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plans Moving Forward to Build 35-Story Tower on North Market Parking Lot

The City of Columbus has chosen a 35-story tower as the winning proposal for the North Market parking lot. The proposal, called Market Tower, is from the Wood Companies and Schiff Capital Group. It would consist of approximately 200 residential units above office space, with restaurant and retail uses on the first two floors. The […]

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Development Update: Hubbard Park Place

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Update: Hubbard Park Place

It’s hard to miss the large building taking shape at the southeast corner of West Hubbard Avenue and Park Street in the Short North. The seven story mixed-use development — dubbed Hubbard Park Place — was first brought to the Victorian Village Commission in late 2013 by the Wood Companies and Schiff Capital Group. Although […]

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