The Fort developers propose Steelton Village mixed-use district as part of $350M project

A new mixed-use district called Steelton Village could bring 1,000 apartments, dining and entertainment spaces to a site just south of downtown Columbus, Columbus Business First reports. Developers behind The Fort, who converted the 130-year-old former Seagrave Co. fire manufacturing building into a home for “furniture makers, coffee roasters, architects, web designers and photographers,” want to create the new district “as part of a $350 million project,” according to the article. Honest Friend, a brewery and taproom, and City Winery have signed on to open locations at Steelton Village. Residential buildings will be new construction, but most of the commercial space will be in existing buildings. For more, read the full article.

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