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According to The Columbus Dispatch, an antique mall and a building know as the "Swiss Chalet" would have to be removed to make way for apartments and other yet to be identified development. The machinations could include moving the antique mall and knocking down the chalet. A 42-unit, three-story apartment building proposed by Columbus-based Gallas Zadeh Development would demolish what used to be a social club but now houses radio station CD 102.5. The proposed apartment complex would house 30 one-bedroom and 12 two-bedroom units, and surface lot parking for 40 vehicles.

Radio station owner Randy Malloy called the apartment plans “speculative” and said it’s way too early to look at other locations for the station, which has been at the site since 2010. Messages to Gallas Zadeh Development were not returned.

Though novel in appearance, the chalet building, built in the 1960s, is not considered historically significant for the neighborhood. More architecturally important is an 1889 brick Italianate mansion just east of the chalet building that a developer is proposing to move.

The building, at 1045 S. High St., is now the Greater Columbus Antique Mall. Columbus developer Schiff Properties has returned to the Brewery District Commission to ask for a conceptual review to move the old mansion to 1082 S. Front St., next to another historic house that was moved a decade ago to make way for the Grange Insurance headquarters.

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