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The future of downtown Columbia

Watch the show and join the conversation on the Intersection website.

A spate of new development has taken off in downtown Columbia, in particular the construction of several multi-story student housing developments. Amid the current building boom, Intersection took a look at the vision for Columbia's downtown and considered what it might mean to have hundreds of students living in the area.


Carrie Gartner, executive director, Downtown Community Improvement District.

John Ott, developer and owner of Alley A Realty and several downtown properties

Debbie Sheals, historic preservation consultant and founding member of the Columbia Historic Preservation Commission

Rehman Tungekar is a former producer for KBIA, who left at the beginning of 2014.