| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:27 AM
I have recently been made aware of plans for Symphony Woods that deeply disturb me ("Inner Arbor plans 'wow' Howard Co. design panel," Feb. 27). I remember Symphony Woods as a wooded site that was selected to be Columbia's Town Center Park. In 1965 Jim...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:08 AM
The planned Columbia Association fitness club inside the former Rouse Co. building is being billed as mind-body wellness retreat where customers can "relax, retreat and rejuvenate," according to consultants hired by CA to study the project.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Forty years after Frank Gehry completed a series of buildings in the fledgling "new town" of Columbia, the current master developer wants him to come back and design more.
The Dallas-based Howard Hughes Corp., which in 2010 took over as lead developer of...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The present controversy over the proposed Eisenhower National Memorial centers on the relationship between the meaning and significance of Dwight David Eisenhower's service to the nation and architect Frank Gehry's scheme to commemorate that service. Does...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The longtime headquarters of the Rouse Co. will become home to the first Howard County branch of Whole Foods Market under a $20 million plan to renovate one of the community's most prominent landmarks and draw new residents downtown.
The Howard Hughes...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 5:29 PM
What Howard Hughes Corp. Senior Vice President John DeWolf called "the worst-kept secret in Howard County" was confirmed Thursday as he and other county leaders welcomed Whole Foods Market to Columbia.
On Wednesday evening, the Hughes Corp. had announced...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The Columbia of my childhood, then known as "The Next America," was a place of innovation and excitement. It was known across the country as the herald for the next generation of great American communities.
My parents and many others moved here in...
| Aug 12, 2012
Developer James W. Rousewas a pioneer at recycling other people's buildings for new uses, including Faneuil Hall in Boston and parts of the South Street Seaport historic district in Manhattan.
Now one of the most prominent buildings he constructed from...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:49 AM
The Columbia Association announced plans Dec. 17 to open a modern, high-end fitness club overlooking Lake Kittamaqundi on the ground level of the former Rouse Co. building.
The downtown Columbia club is expected to open in the fall of 2014. CA members...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Columbia’s core, which is in the early stages of redevelopment, is the territory for a trio of walking tours organized by the Columbia Association’s Columbia Archives.
The WalkAlong event will take place Saturday, May 4, and participants can...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:21 AM
When you look at the photographs taken by Michael Oberman around Wilde Lake and Lake Kittamaqundi, you can't be blamed for thinking you're out in the wilderness rather than in the center of Columbia. His exhibit at the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For Kerry Brougher, newly named director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' planned film museum, the bubble may be nothing compared with the spaceship.
Brougher comes to the academy from the Hirshhorn in Washington, D.C., where one of...