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  • Less housing, more amenities would ensure redevelopment's success

    An open letter to John DeWolf, senior vice president in charge of downtown Columbia development, Howard Hughes Corp: I knew Jim Rouse, and you are not Jim Rouse. But you could be. You have an opportunity to take a fresh look at planning for the...
  • Howard weighs downtown Columbia business district

    The jazz quartet's last tune of the lunchtime set at the Columbia lakeside took an up-tempo bebop turn, the sort of sound one might associate with things urban and urbane: the Village Vanguard, maybe Birdland. The band played before a sparse crowd...
  • Whole Foods still a possibility for Howard Hughes building

     Whole Foods still a possibility for Howard Hughes building
    The on-again, off-again prospect of a Whole Foods Market opening in the Howard Hughes Corp. building in downtown Columbia is on again, Howard Hughes senior vice president John DeWolf said last week. In an update on downtown development delivered to the...
  • Letter: CA plan will make Symphony Woods 'crown jewel of a New Columbia'

    Although I serve on the Columbia Association Board of Directors, I write this letter as an individual interested in the future of Columbia and Symphony Woods. Your article regarding the Planning Board's review of CA's plans for Symphony Woods seems to...
  • Columbia plan lacking

    There is an integer absent in the Columbia's General Plan 2030. It is one of those signature pieces, like black and white rigging in a 5,000 piece puzzle of tall ships, and it is missing. The GP 2030 is a substantial 242 page legislative document...
  • Letter: General Plan must protect Columbia from unfettered development

    There is an integer absent in the General Plan 2030. It is one of those signature pieces, like black and white rigging in a 5,000 piece puzzle of tall ships, and it is missing. The GP 2030 is a substantial 242-page legislative document filled with...
  • Board approves plan for Symphony Woods redevelopment

    Board approves plan for Symphony Woods redevelopment
    The Howard County Planning Board Thursday unanimously approved the Columbia Association's final development plan for the first phase of redeveloping Symphony Woods into a more publicly used park. "Hopefully it introduces the beauty of the park to a lot...
  • Downtown Columbia bill criticized at council hearing

    Affordable housing advocates Monday expressed surprise and disappointment that the bill setting up a Downtown Columbia Partnership makes the Howard County Housing Commission responsible for administering housing funds and ensuring affordable housing...
  • Zoning Board approves Wilde Lake Village Center plans

    Zoning Board approves Wilde Lake Village Center plans
    The Howard County Zoning Board last week unanimously approved a preliminary plan to redevelop the Wilde Lake Village Center with a minimum of 85,000 square feet of commercial space and a maximum of 250 residential units. Owner Kimco Realty Corp. is...
  • Columbia marks 50 years since Rouse began buying land for town

    Columbia marks 50 years since Rouse began buying land for town
    In terms of its size and composition, Harper's Choice isn't all that different from other villages in Columbia. What sets it apart from other places in town is its location: The Village of Harper's Choice was built on the first tract purchased to make up...
  • Columbia Association could begin saving for new headquarters

    Columbia Association could begin saving for new headquarters
    After years of talking about finding another location for its headquarters, the Columbia Association could finally be putting money aside for its new home. The CA board's planning and strategy committee voted 3-0 on Monday, Feb. 6 to recommend adding $1....
  • Howard Hughes, County Council moving on after disagreement

    As a vote approaches on legislation forming the Downtown Columbia Partnership, Howard Hughes senior vice president John DeWolf said this week that conversations between his company and the County Council "are moving in a very good direction." That wasn't...