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Bikers Protest Veterans Memorial Demolition Plan

In a show of support, bikers rally against plans to tear down Franklin County Veterans Memorial.
7, 2013

More than a hundred motorcyclists rallied Saturday at the Franklin County Veterans Memorial. They were protesting plans by the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation to tear down the memorial and replace it with an amphitheater.

Area Around COSI To Be Transformed, Local Leaders Say

Artist redering of the plan on the west bank of the Scioto River.
14, 2013

Plans were unveiled Tuesday to develop the area around COSI. 56 acres surrounding the center would be highlighted by a new veterans’ memorial, a downtown Columbus zoo exhibit, the creation of a new neighborhood and a lot more green space.

Scioto Peninsula Makeover To Feature New Vets Memorial, Zoo

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman talks about the new Scioto Peninsula project.
August 13, 2013

Local leaders announced today a new plan for the 56-acre area that borders the Scioto River and downtown Columbus.