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The Top 10 Urban Development Projects in Columbus

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2017 was another banner year for urban development in Columbus, with dozens of active construction sites bringing new projects to life all across the city. Some of those projects included massive new multi-acre neighborhoods being planned out, while others were more intimate renovation projects. When asked about the top project of the year, our readers and editors went with the latter and picked The Citizens Building to fill the top spot.

Originally announced in 2014, and completed earlier this year, The Citizens Building represents a conversion of a former bank and office building into 63 new apartment units at the prominent Downtown intersection of Gay and High Streets. In addition to apartments, the new building includes a fitness center for residents, a below-street pedestrian tunnel that will connect to a new underground parking garage that is currently under construction, and the newly relocated Veritas Tavern, which is scheduled to open any minute.

For more information, visit www.bethecitizens.com.

The Top 10 Columbus Urban Development Projects of 2017:

  1. The Citizens Building
  2. Gravity
  3. Scioto Peninsula Park
  4. Project QT Metro Park
  5. North Market Tower
  6. Juniper
  7. Hubbard Park Place
  8. Neighborhood Launch
  9. River & Rich
  10. Short North Moxy Hotel

Flashback: Best Urban Development of 2016 — The Madison
Flashback: Best Urban Development of 2015 — The Scioto Greenways

Flashback: Best Urban Development of 2014 — Grandview Yard

Flashback: Best Urban Development of 2013 — The Hub

Flashback: Best Urban Development of 2012 – The Downtown Hilton Hotel
Flashback: Best Urban Development of 2011 – The Scioto Mile
Flashback: Best Urban Development of 2010 – Wonderland
Flashback: Best Urban Development of 2009 – City Center Demolition
Flashback: Best Urban Development of 2008 – Gay Street Development

Note: Our “Best of 2017″ lists are published as the combined results of our annual Reader Nomination Survey and Editor’s Choice picks.

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