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Business
3:10 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

24-story, upscale housing complex eyes downtown Columbia

Because of C-2 zoning, a high-rise luxury apartment complex may be popping up in west downtown soon.
Credit www.gocolumbiamo.com

New York development firm Park 7 Group is considering a 24-story, luxury housing complex in downtown Columbia. The building – which would surpass the city’s next tallest by nine stories – would include several hundred units targeted toward students and young professionals.

The property’s location at the corner of Elm and 6th streets is classified as C-2 zoning. Bengal’s Bar & Grill operates there right now.

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Arts and Culture
8:19 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Renovations started on one of Columbia's oldest buildings

Ryan Famuliner KBIA

Renovations have finally begun on the Niedermeyer building, one of the oldest buildings in Columbia that was being considered for demolition at the end of last year. 

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Arts and Culture
8:43 am
Wed March 13, 2013

Niedermeyer fate sparks conversation about CoMo's C-2 zoning

Credit Ryan Famuliner / KBIA

Although the historic Niedermeyer house likely will remain standing, the ordeal sparked a city-wide conversation about historic preservation, zoning and development.  North Central Columbia Neighborhood Association gathered Monday night to discuss changes they would like to see for the city’s zoning ordinances.  Columbia City Manager Mike Matthes asked the group to prepare their thoughts about C-2, commercial zoning in the central business distr

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Politics
11:46 am
Tue March 12, 2013

"Tentative agreement" to save the Niedermeyer building

The Niedermeyer building
Ryan Famuliner KBIA file photo

UPDATE: 2:00PM, March 12:

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Politics
11:58 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Moratorium on demolitions in downtown Columbia fails

The Niedermeyer building
Ryan Famuliner KBIA

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports the Columbia City Council voted Tuesday night against an ordinance that would have put a created a six-month moratorium on demolition permits in downtown Columbia.

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Intersection
7:06 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Development in downtown Columbia

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Business
3:52 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

Columbia's City Council reexamines downtown zoning classification

The ordinance was introduced after a demolition permit was filed for the Niedermeyer building in downtown Columbia.
Credit Ryan Famuliner / KBIA

Columbia City Council is considering an ordinance that would put a temporary abeyance on demolition permits in downtown Columbia. This comes after a petition to demolish the oldest building in downtown Columbia to possibly make way for high-rise student housing. 

City development services manager Pat Zenner says the petition to demolish the 175-year-old Niedermeyer building at 10th and Cherry downtown theoretically could be approved in a matter of weeks.

"Basically, the applicant has made a legitimate request to demolish a building,” he tells KBIA.

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Politics
5:16 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

City Council to consider suspending demolition permits in downtown Columbia

The ordinance was introduced after a demolition permit was filed for the Niedermeyer building in downtown Columbia.
Ryan Famuliner KBIA

The Columbia City Council is considering an ordinance that would put a temporary abeyance on demolition permits in downtown Columbia. 

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