Despite a new rule requiring most second-year students to live in residence halls, housing construction is booming in the campus area. The map below highlights recently completed apartment complexes, as well as developments currently under construction.
The Wellington, North High Street between East 16th and 17th avenues
- Set to open in the summer of 2018, slated to house about 450 residents
- The building is part of the North High Street construction related to Ohio State’s 15th and High redevelopment plan. It’s the only true apartment complex in the plan; other buildings are set to be mostly retail and office space, with minimal living spaces.
The View on High, 2020 N. High St.
- The complex, which hosts a Wendy’s and a FedEx on the ground floor, opened in 2015 and holds about 50 units ranging from one to five bedrooms.
Norwich Flats, 250 W. Norwich Ave.
- The apartment complex opened in summer 2014, and houses about 150 residents.
View on Pavey Square, behind the historic houses lining 2247 – 2289 N. High St.
- The final design for the housing complex, which is set to temporarily displace Cazuela’s Grill, was approved by the University Area Review Board in October. Developers were originally hoping for a 12-story complex, but a compromise was reached for a five-story building. An official construction timeline has not been officially released, but a contractor hoping to work on the project told The Lantern he is aiming to start work in spring 2017.
The Doric on Lane, 150 W. Lane Ave.
- The four-story apartment complex, which hosts about 50 one- to four-bedroom units, started greeting students coming back to campus for Fall Semester 2016.
The Wilson, East Lane Avenue and North High Street
- Set to be built on the corner of East Lane Avenue and North High Street, the five-story mixed-use development is set to host 69 apartments. A Shell gas station formerly sat on the lot, which has been empty since late 2015.
4 Points Development, West Lane Avenue and Tuttle Park Place
- An unnamed, seven-story building is set to host about 100 residents. The building is set to be completed in January 2018.
Highline at Nine, 1494 N. High St.
- The five-story, mixed-use development is set to wrap up construction summer 2017 and house almost 500 residents. Chumley’s bar, which closed over the summer amid planned construction for OSU’s 15th and High redevelopment plan, plans to relocate to the complex.
Correction, Nov. 3: The name of the Highline at Nine complex was misspelled in a previous version of this article.