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A rendering of a proposed North Market tower, which would be 28 stories tall.

A previously-shelved plan to build a tower in the North Market parking lot is back, with some significant revisions. At 28 stories tall, developers’ second draft of the building will be seven fewer than the original, and about $75 million more expensive.

A new 20,000-seat stadium for the Columbus Crew SC is being proposed for the Arena District.
City Of Columbus

After a grassroots campaign to keep the Columbus Crew from moving, the team's new owners are working on their plan to build a new stadium and turn the old one into a practice facility and community sports park.

The entrance to Huntington Park, the home of the Columbus Clippers in the Arena District.
Debbie Holmes / WOSU

This is the first of a two-part series on Huntington Park and Cooper Stadium. Read Part Two here.

Baseball fans gather at Huntington Park on a May weeknight to watch the Columbus Clippers. It’s been a decade since the minor-league baseball team moved downtown.

Paul Werth Associates, Inc.

Columbus officials are all excited about the expansion of the Hilton Columbus Downtown into the city's first 1,000-room convention hotel.

Schottenstein Real Estate Group

Plans for a massive, high-end development project in the Arena District have been unveiled, with a 23-acre project slated to rise behind Huntington Park. 

Kirk Irwin / Getty Images Sport

The Jackets tie up the series against the Penguins, the Arena District can benefit from a successful team and cheating in baseball.

The Blue Jackets Home

Jul 20, 2010

Options being considered by Columbus City and Franklin County officials to protect existing economic development in the Arena District and retain the Blue Jackets hockey team, with Business First reporter <strong>Jeff Bell</strong> and The Ohio State University (OSU) finance professor emeritus <strong>Stephen Buser</strong>. Related Items:

Arena District Casino

Dec 7, 2009

In light of the recent amendment to the Ohio Constitution authorizing casinos in four Ohio cities, two points of view about building a casino in the downtown Arena district: What are the legal issues? What are the advantages and disadvantages of building a casino in Central Ohio? With Ohio Fraternal Order of Police secretary/treasurer Mark Drum and Casino-Free Columbus co-founder Chuck Hootman.