Members of The Ohio State University Board of Trustees Master Planning and Facilities Committee reviewed new renderings Thursday that detail the design of the transformative Arts District and 15th and High Street projects.
“This is indeed going to be the new front door to the university,” said Alex Fischer, chair of the Master Planning and Facilities Committee.
A groundbreaking ceremony Friday, June 29, launched construction of the new venue for OSU Extension’s cutting-edge research and community engagement in Franklin County.
The 10,500-square-foot Kunz-Brundige Franklin County Extension Building is the first of three new facilities planned for Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory on The Ohio State University campus. This new building is made possible thanks to an $11 million gift from Patricia Brundige, which will also support two endowed Franklin County 4-H educator positions and an endowed Franklin County support fund.
Fitness has been the foundation of Andrew Neil’s and Kacey Light’s relationship from the moment they met. Andrew, a Resource Planning Analyst in Planning and Real Estate at Ohio State and Kacey, a Compliance Officer in the Department of Athletics, met in the summer of 2014, while living in Rhode Island. The two strangers casually struck up a conversation in the parking lot of a time-trial bike race. The impression Andrew made in those few minutes stuck.
“We raced in difference waves, and I noticed he never passed me during the race, so I thought I beat him. Then...
Columbus Business First recently took a glance at construction and renovation projects on campus with a budget that exceeds $20 million. The projects include:
Pomerene and Oxley Halls Wexner Medical Center Schumaker Complex 700 Ackerman - Consolidated Call Center Ohio Stadium Upgrades Ohio State University Hospital East Arts District Cannon Drive Relocation - Phase 1 Schottenstein Center Covelli Center Postle Hall Advanced Material Corridor Controlled Environment Food Production Research Complex Health Sciences Faculty Office and Optometry Clinic Building
The Columbus Dispatch recently featured the upcoming summer relocation of Adriatico's Pizza which will relocate one block from 11th and Neil avenues to 10th and Neil avenues. Ohio State's future optometry clinic and health sciences faculty office will be located at the corner of 11th and Neil.
“It’s a win-win for everybody,” said Ohio State spokesman Dan Hedman. “And we’re thrilled that Adriatico’s found a home close by that’s allowing them to remain part of the university community.”
The university continues to work closely with all impacted business owners to find a solution that meets everyone’s needs....
The are a number of projects coming to The Ohio State University that are set to enhance the campus' functionality. The Columbus Dipatch published an article covering the university's plan to expand outdoor wireless intervew throughout campus, including at Ohio Stadium and at the Jerome Schottenstein Center. The university also plans to renovate Postle Hall, which is home to the College of Dentistry. Finally the university plans to add a new commercial hangar for the Don Scott Airport. The proposals are seeking final approval from the university's Board of Trustees on April 6. Click to read...
College of Arts and Sciences employee Andrew Canale was able to buy his first home in late 2017, thanks in large part to the university’s Homeownership Incentive Program. Managed by Campus Partners, the program provides 6 percent of a home’s appraised value, capped at $15,000 for faculty and staff. Click to learn more about the program.
Video of Homeownership Incentive Program at Ohio State
The 2018 Jury of the Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has elevated The Ohio State University’s Bernard Costantino to its prestigious College of Fellows . The Fellowship program recognizes members who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession and made significant contributions to architecture and society. “I am honored to represent The Ohio State University on this elite list of my industry peers,” Costantino said. “This award speaks to the high-quality work performed at Ohio State, and I share this honor with our entire planning, design and construction teams who have contributed to...
The Department of Microbiology recently received a makeover thanks to a grant program led by the Integrated Physical Planning Liaison Grant (IPPLG). As part of the plan, IPPLG is providing matching funds up to $50,000 to enhance common learning spaces for more effective use. The university’s Framework 2.0 plan identified the need for more informal student learning spaces – both inside and out.
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees Master Planning and Facilities and Finance committees approved today nearly $71 million for the initial design work for the new hospital tower. The full Board of Trustees will vote on this and other projects on Friday. This is the next step in the plans that were announced in November for a new hospital that is part of Framework 2.0. HDR, a national architect that also led the programming for the new hospital, has been selected to complete the design work for the inpatient tower. Meanwhile, programming continues for the previously announced ambulatory center....