|WCSI Local News|
It seems the developer of a proposed $11 million luxury downtown apartment complex has pulled their plans off the table and is putting the blame on Columbus Mayor Kristen Brown for not supporting the project.
Mayor Brown told our news gathering partners at "The Republic" that she supported the project overall, just not a complicated funding mechanism that would have given the Sprague Co. back most of its own property taxes for more than 20 years to fund a bond for the Washington Street apartment complex.
The paper reports earlier this year, Janeen and Rick Sprague won approval from Cummins Inc. to build a steel, concrete and glass apartment building on the lot beside the company’s parking garage at Sixth and Washington streets. As part of the approval process for the garage, Cummins agreed to either screen the garage from public view or to construct a building on the Washington Street side of the lot.
For more information, go to www.therepublic.com.
Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013 7:40:00 AM
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