On Episode 3 of the "City of Ohio State" podcast, hear from Ohio State’s new vice president of lanning, Architecture and Real Estate (PARE) Amanda Hoffsis. The 15-minute podcast runs down the future of campus planning – from the 15TH+HIGH project and Framework 3.0 to the Innovation District. The City of Ohio State podcast is brought to you by Ohio State's Office of Administration and Planning.
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Keith Myers, former vice president of Planning, Architecture and Real Estate (PARE), has retired after nearly 10 years of shaping Ohio State’s campus footprint. Myers was instrumental in planning projects like the University Square at 15TH+HIGH and the Innovation District. His proudest achievement involves restoring one of the university’s most iconic locations.
Columbus Business First recounted the career achievements of Keith Myers in a recent article published ahead of his June 30 retirement. In the article, Ohio State's vice presdient of Planning, Architecture and Real Estate discusses how he started his career desigining theme parks and ended it protecting and rejuvinating campus landmarks like Mirror Lake.
Myers, who made a huge impact on Central Ohio through projects like the Arena District and Scioto Mile, came to Ohio State in 2012 after a successful career in the private sector. He will be replaced by Amanda Hoffsis beginning July 1, but will...
Keith Myers will retire on June 30 from his role as The Ohio State University’s vice president of Planning, Architecture and Real Estate (PARE). He will be replaced by Amanda Hoffsis, who currently serves as PARE’s associate vice president and as president of Campus Partners.
Myers joined Ohio State in 2013, after a 30-year career in private practice. A graduate of Ohio State, he spent nearly 10 years guiding the university’s physical footprint, planning and design decisions and will return in September to serve on the university’s Design Review Board.
Shape tomorrow by telling LinkUS today what you think world-class transit should look like. LinkUS Northwest Corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project will host virtual listening sessions on March 29 and March 30 to get your ideas on where premium rapid transit should go in our community. Topics will include route options, possible station locations and how you might take faster, more convenient transit service to get to work, class and play.
Columbus Business First shared news on February 9 that Ohio State trustees this week were voting to approve spending $1.2 million to develop an update to the "Framework 2.0" master plan approved back in 2017, which resulted in the development of the west campus Innovation District and the University Square project at 15th and High.
Columbus Business First shared news this week that Ohio State's incentive is projected at $47 million over the next 25 years for the 12,000 high-paying jobs it expects to create in its Innovation District.
It replaces the previous biggest-ever jobs incentive, also for the university.
The Kunz-Brundige Franklin County Extension Building located at The Ohio State University has been recognized by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), not once but twice.
The AIA awarded Erdy McHenry Architecture, LLC the Merit Award and the Honor+ Sustainability Award. A Merit Award recognizes excellence which deserves recognition while the Honor Award goes to projects that exemplify distinguished achievement in any category – in this case sustainability.
As an extension of the farmland on the site, the building was designed with a green roof and rain garden set above clear glass walls. Back in 2019, Ohio State...
A new app is sprouting from the soil, and it’s helping the university track and care for its trees. The Ohio State University Tree and Plant App was created by Planning, Architecture and Real Estate, with data in the university’s GIS system.
“You can come to this map, click on it, identify, locate, and learn something about the trees on campus,” said PARE GIS analyst Andrew Neil. “The end goal is that this will help protect our trees and inform people about their benefits.”
The database includes around 40,000 trees, even tracking trees that have been removed during...
As part of Ohio State’s Earth Day 2021 activities, the Sustainability Institute recently hosted a virtual presentation to discuss the Rapid 5 project, a partnership among the Columbus District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI Columbus) , Metro Parks, MORPC, Franklin County and others. Erin Prosser, Ohio State’s director of community development for Planning, Architecture and Real Estate (PARE), and Alicia Gaston, ULI Columbus senior director, presented the latest details and the comprehensive vision behind the project.
“Everyone is really hungry for this idea of looking at our natural resources from a regional perspective,” Prosser said. “There’s an...