Columbus Downtown Commission Work On Local Skyscraper May Begin This Fall By Jim Letizia • Jul 5, 2017 bizjournals.com Construction could begin this fall on the tallest skyscraper to come to Columbus in more than a quarter century. Dowtown Commission Approves Demolishing Three Buildings For Parking Spaces By Jim Letizia • Jan 26, 2017 The Columbus Downtown Commission has approved plans to demolish three buildings in the Short North, with the land to be turned into parking lots. Downtown Commission Approves New Scioto Peninsula Parking Garage By Jim Letizia • Aug 24, 2016 Capital South Community Redevelopment Corporation The Columbus Downtown Commission has approved plans to build a park with fountains, a cafe and restrooms outside of the COSI building downtown, replacing several surface parking lots. Commission Approves Two Downtown Projects By Jim Letizia • Aug 29, 2013 The Columbus Downtown Commission has approved plans to remove the Main Street dam on the Scioto River to create more green space. More Apartments Coming To Downtown Columbus By Jim Letizia • Nov 29, 2012 The Columbus Downtown Commission has approved plans for a low-rise apartment building at Rich and High streets.