The Columbus Dispatch

In 2013, the city of Columbus left $8.3 million in property taxes on the table as part of a tax break intended to increase the number of people living downtown. How did it respond? By extending the tax break.
Mar 24, 2014   The Columbus Dispatch
25 farmers in Fairfield County, Ohio are attempting to prevent future development by preserving their farmland in permanent agricultural use.
Jun 19, 2009   The Columbus Dispatch
20 years after the Columbus City Center opened its doors, the now nearly abandoned mall is slated to be demolished. The redevelopment agency plans to replace it with a park.
Feb 10, 2009   The Columbus Dispatch
While the goal of these walkable communities is to attract young urban professionals, the benefits, of course, extend beyond that.
Nov 19, 2008   The Columbus Dispatch
Planners are celebrating Columbus's century-old comprehensive plan, and continuing to consult the plan for guidance.
Aug 16, 2008   The Columbus Dispatch
<p>Planners are pushing for a downtown streetcar, but detractors say Columbus already has a fabulous rapid transit system: 'It's called the freeway.'</p>
Jul 21, 2008   The Columbus Dispatch
<p>City commits to adding over 450 miles of new bikeways/lanes linking neighborhoods, parks, downtown, and employment centers over the next 20 years and making an initial investment of $20 million.</p>
May 30, 2008   The Columbus Dispatch
<p>If driving less makes prices fall -- will Americans respond by driving more?</p>
May 7, 2008   The Columbus Dispatch
<p>Quite a few Ohio suburbs are planning to resurrect their old downtowns -- or build new ones from scratch -- to create human-scaled urban focal points.</p>
Jan 27, 2008   The Columbus Dispatch
<p>With little land left to develop and a declining population in recent years, suburban cities in Ohio are beginning to accept that the only way they can continue to grow is by building up.</p>
Jul 5, 2007   The Columbus Dispatch
<p>Campus Partners for Community Urban Redevelopment, a non-profit development group funded by the endowment fund of The Ohio State University, is learning that its intial ambitious plans to revive the local neighborhood while generating returns for the university were unrealistic.</p>
Nov 5, 2006   The Columbus Dispatch