Kroger Bakery Site/Assembly

Columbus, Ohio

A 9.5 acre, urban infill project consisting of the adaptive reuse of the former Ford Motor Company’s Model T factory building and the former Kroger Bakery Building, built in 1927. The Ford Motor Co. building is on the National Register of Historic Places and has been awarded state and federal historic tax credits. The project is also a recipient of Ohio’s DOD Brownfield Remediation Grant for abatement and soils remediation work.

The project will also include three multi-story, new construction apartment buildings, retail and restaurant space on Cleveland Avenue’s street front, and an assortment of outdoor amenities such as an Amenity Porch with a Pool, a Roaming Forest, Dog Park, and many passive and active gathering spaces.

Project Details

Construction Budget: $108 million

Developers: Casto, Kelley Cos., and The Robert Weiler Co.

Residential: 448 apartment units proposed; 602,000 SF

Retail/Restaurant: 11,250 SF proposed

Parking: 599 spaces

Building Owner’s Representative: Domus Building Project Management

Construction Manager: CK Construction Group, Inc.

Architects & Rendering:

  • Dimit Architects, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sandvick Architects, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio
  • REALM Collaborative; Columbus, Ohio
  • E.P. Ferris & Associates; Columbus, Ohio

Progress Update: Breaking ground in 2024