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  • Study concludes transit bridge over Route 29 too costly

    Study concludes transit bridge over Route 29 too costly
    A transportation study conducted by Howard Hughes Corp. has concluded that a transit bridge over Route 29 connecting downtown Columbia and Oakland Mills would not be used enough to justify the bridge's cost, according to county Transportation...
  • Group hopes to provide affordable housing in downtown Columbia

    Group hopes to provide affordable housing in downtown Columbia
    A group of local housing advocates have put together the necessary documents to present to the County Council for recognition as the nonprofit that will provide affordable housing in downtown Columbia. A resolution was prefiled before the council last...
  • Whole Foods Market seen as stimulus for more development in Columbia

    Whole Foods Market seen as stimulus for more development in Columbia
    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...
  • Howard Hughes purchases downtown Columbia office building

    Howard Hughes purchases downtown Columbia office building
    Howard Hughes Corp. has purchased a nine-story office building adjacent to the Columbia mall, the company announced Monday. The 169,700 sq. foot building, known as 70 Corporate Center, was built in 1992 and is located in the northeast corner of Broken...
  • Howard Hughes Corp. buys former Ryland Group headquarters in Columbia

    Howard Hughes Corp. buys former Ryland Group headquarters in Columbia
    As a further sign of its investment in the revitalization of Columbia's town center, the Howard Hughes Corp. last week acquired the former Ryland Group headquarters, a nine-story office building next to The Mall in Columbia and close to land where...
  • Hopkins team explains owls' head-turning abilities

    Hopkins team explains owls' head-turning abilities
    Owls can rotate their heads a dizzying 270 degrees, allowing them to see what's happening behind them while perched on a tree branch or barn beam. This evolutionary adaptation helps the birds keep their fixed-socket, binocular eyes trained on the...
  • Letter: Where is Howard Hughes Corp.'s input on Symphony Woods proposal?

    Why is Howard Hughes Corp. remaining silent on the new Symphony Woods proposal?  Previously the Columbia Association staff requested a delay on implementing the Planning Board approved plan for Symphony Woods so that they "could work collaboratively...
  • Developers break ground on $100 million apartments in downtown Columbia

    Developers break ground on $100 million apartments in downtown Columbia
    Developers and county officials broke ground Monday, Feb. 11, on a $100 million apartment complex to be built next to the Columbia mall. The Metropolitan Downtown Columbia, a 380-unit luxury apartment complex in the Warfield neighborhood, is expected to...
  • CA board prepares for vote on Symphony Woods plan

    CA board prepares for vote on Symphony Woods plan
    Most Columbia Association board members favor the new concept plan for Symphony Woods and are ready to vote their approval at a board meeting Thursday, Feb. 14. "I think it's a great plan, and I hope the board is ready to vote in favor of it on...
  • Letter: Columbia Association should not be allowed to skip county's development approval process

    CA's plans to circumvent the county-mandated 16-step development approval process should not be allowed. During the lengthy downtown rezoning discussions residents argued long and hard for a process that would keep them informed of planned development...
  • Letter: Blending business and arts at Symphony Woods is holistic approach

    I remain opposed to the new plan for Symphony Woods as well as the process that has gotten it to the apparent finish line so quickly. CABD approved Cy Paumier's plan several years ago. If another architect had ideas why wasn't there an effort to combine...
  • Symphony Woods Park should create a community meeting place [Commentary]

    In 2010, the Columbia Association retained an outstanding firm of landscape architects to prepare a master plan for Symphony Woods Park. The plan that evolved over a two-year period reflects the creative talent of a team of landscape architects and...