City, CRH moving forward on plans for FairOaks Mall

A view of one of the entrances into the FairOaks Mall in Columbus, Ind., pictured, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. Mike Wolanin | The Republic Mike Wolanin

COLUMBUS, Ind. — After being largely putting the project on hold amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the city and Columbus Regional Health have announced their plans to resume work on reconfiguring and redesigning FairOaks Mall as a center for wellness and recreation — or, rather, a nexus.

City and CRH officials announced Tuesday that the project — which will be called “NexusPark” — is resuming, with plans to consider contracts for the architect and construction manager at next week’s Columbus Board of Works meeting.

Columbus City Council is also scheduled to vote on appropriations for the project at its June 1 and June 15 meetings.

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