Shaping the Skyline: Property Taxes and Urban Revitalization

Shaping the Skyline: Property Taxes and Urban Revitalization

April 19, 2016

While residential towers scale the Columbus skyline, they’re clamoring for the bottom in another respect.  Columbus maintains a generous property tax abatement on downtown condominiums and apartments, which reduces the taxes paid on property value for residents in targeted areas.  Designed to rejuvenate the downtown district, these tax breaks canRead More

Shaping the Skyline: Property Taxes and Urban Revitalization

Shaping the Skyline: Property Taxes and Urban Revitalization

April 19, 2016

While residential towers scale the Columbus skyline, they’re clamoring for the bottom in another respect.  Columbus maintains a generous property tax abatement on downtown condominiums and apartments, which reduces the taxes paid on property value for residents in targeted areas.  Designed to rejuvenate the downtown district, these tax breaks canRead More

How to Best Acquire an Apple: The Problem with Facts and Logic

How to Best Acquire an Apple: The Problem with Facts and Logic

July 5, 2016

A presumption that has become commonplace is that, those who dissent do so because they are poorly educated, and that if presented with facts and logic, they would see the error in their ways and step out of plato’s cave into the light of truth. This mentality invites conflict inRead More

Rehabilitation: A Commentary on Rape Culture

Rehabilitation: A Commentary on Rape Culture

June 7, 2016

On January 18, 2015, two passerbys caught Brock Turner on top of a woman behind a dumpster near the Stanford University campus. In March of this year, Brock Turner was found guilty of three counts of sexual assault. Two months later, the defendant was sentenced to six months in countyRead More