Proposed development near Ohio State campus scaled back

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Developers are scaling back a proposal to build a large apartment complex near the Ohio State University campus that drew complaints from neighbors.

An attorney representing the developers says a new plan for the site will no longer require tearing down eight buildings along High Street just north of the campus in Columbus.

The original plan included a 10-story apartment complex 145 apartments.

Some residents said the project would change the character of a neighborhood filled with century-old houses.

The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports the updated plan calls for an eight-story apartment building with 79 apartments.