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3CDC, GCRA to acquire parking lot near Duke Energy Convention Center
“’What it really is, the best use of the site, it’s a great convention center hotel site,’ Leeper said. ‘A real convention center hotel is going to be critical to our convention center business.’”
3cdc  port.authority  cincinnati  downtown 
10 weeks ago by taestell
Pearl Cos. converting downtown Cincinnati building to condos
"The project, called Eight One Three, will offer condos ranging in size from 730 square feet to nearly 1,470 square feet. The condos are priced between $266,000 and $477,000 with the average price per square foot coming in at about $345."
downtown  cincinnati 
january 2017 by taestell
Sibcy Cline to move downtown office
“This puts us on the streetcar line on a very prominent corner in a brand new building.”
downtown  cincinnati  cincystreetcar 
september 2016 by taestell
What's bringing new shops, restaurants Downtown?
"Downtown Cincinnati Inc. President and CEO David Ginsburg said small businesses are starting to follow the developments of downtown companies boosting worker headcounts, the streetcar opening to the public Sept. 9 and new residential options."
cincystreetcar  downtown  cincinnati  urban.development 
august 2016 by taestell
$36 million condo tower approved for downtown Cincinnati
"The condos are expected to include a mix of 10 different units ranging in size from 1,650 square feet to more than 3,550 square feet. According to documents filed with the board, condo prices could range from nearly $800,000 to more than $2 million for the top floor unit."
downtown  cincinnati  urban.development  rick.greiwe 
august 2016 by taestell
Fourth and Race project back on track after being sidelined for 3 years
"3CDC will build seven stories – first-floor commercial space, plus six floors containing 700 parking spaces – and Flaherty & Collins will build seven stories of apartments on top of that."
fourth.and.race  downtown  cincinnati  urban.development 
june 2016 by taestell
Cincinnati sets official streetcar opening date
"The city’s newest form of transportation will open to the public with an official ceremony on Friday, Sept. 9."
cincystreetcar  cincinnati  transit  transport  transportation  downtown  over-the-rhine 
may 2016 by taestell
The Banks developers don’t want to lose control of momentum in downtown Cincinnati
"Originally, GE was projected to bring about 1,800 jobs to the Banks. Now, Gabelman said that projected employment is closer to 2,200 to 2,400 jobs when fully occupied."
cincinnati  downtown  the.banks 
may 2016 by taestell
​What do the Dennison Hotel’s neighbors think about demolishing it?
"Preservationists maintain that there is no true redevelopment plan [for The Dennison] on the table today from Columbia."
downtown  cincinnati  historic.preservation  dennison.hotel 
may 2016 by taestell
The Enquirer's 'Agenda' and the Dennison Hotel
"Cranley says he wants to stay out of the Dennison situation and let the 'free market' decide the building’s fate. But in a historic district like the one the Dennison occupies, that’s exactly what the Historic Conservation Board is supposed to do."
cincinnati  downtown  dennison.hotel  john.cranley  enquirer 
april 2016 by taestell
Cork ‘N Bottle opening wine market, bar coming in downtown Cincinnati
"The shop will have a full liquor license, meaning it will serve wine by the glass, craft beer on tap and liquor. But Craven said the emphasis will be on the retail side."
main.street  downtown  cincinnati  beer  alcohol 
april 2016 by taestell
Battle over downtown Cincinnati's former Terrace Plaza hotel continues
"Back in 2013, Friedberg had grand plans for the mixed-use property, but they never came to fruition."
downtown  cincinnati  terrace.plaza 
april 2016 by taestell
Cincinnati's historic conservation staff weighs in on Dennison Hotel demolition
“The applicant has not provided credible evidence that they cannot reuse the building nor can a reasonable economic return be gained form the use of all or part of the building.”
cincinnati  historic.preservation  downtown  dennison.hotel  urban.development 
april 2016 by taestell
Cincinnati streetcar signs 1st sponsorship agreement with Four Entertainment Group
"4EG has six locations along or near the streetcar route: Lachey’s Bar, Low Spark, Righteous Room, the Lackman, Igby’s and Vestry in the Transept. The company is currently building out a seventh location along the route, the Stretch at the Banks."
cincystreetcar  cincinnati  4EG  downtown  over-the-rhine 
march 2016 by taestell
$70M redevelopment planned for historic downtown Cincinnati office building
"Hudson Holdings [...] purchased the Textile Building from Hertz Investment Group for $12 million. Andrew Greenbaum, principal and co-founder of Hudson Holdings, said the company plans to turn the office building into a mixed-use project. He estimates the redevelopment would be a $70 million project."
downtown  urban.development 
march 2016 by taestell
Tom Neyer Jr. to redevelop former Hartford Insurance Building along downtown Cincinnati's streetcar route
"The previous owner had submitted plans to the Cincinnati Historic Conservation Board to convert the building into a garage and build four to five stories of apartments on top of it."
downtown  cincinnati  neyer.holdings  urban.development 
march 2016 by taestell
​How much will it cost to live at downtown Cincinnati’s newest apartment tower at Eighth and Sycamore?
"The developers, North American Properties and NorthPointe Group, believe the apartments will particularly appeal to empty nesters looking to downsize and move downtown."
downtown  cincinnati  urban.development  urban.living 
february 2016 by taestell
A look at proposed downtown Cincinnati/OTR grocery stores
"Residents have clamored for a new grocery store downtown for years. Taking a look at recent coverage, going back to 2013, a half-dozen sites have been touted as the potential home for a grocery store."
over-the-rhine  downtown  cincinnati  groceries 
january 2016 by taestell
NewcrestImage CEO plans to invest $100 million into Fourth & Walnut Centre
"The proximity of the Banks, General Electric’s global operations center, the streetcar and Fountain Square all made Fourth & Walnut Centre attractive, Patel said."
cincystreetcar  cincinnati  urban.development  downtown 
january 2016 by taestell
NewcrestImage buys Fourth & Walnut Centre, plans to convert portion to upscale hotel
"[NewcrestImage CEO Hehul] Patel said the company plans to convert a portion of the property to a 'hip, contemporary and upscale lifestyle hotel.'"
newcrestimage  downtown  cincinnati  urban.development 
january 2016 by taestell
Al Neyer selected to build $45M downtown Cincinnati Eighth and Sycamore apartment project
"Rick Kimbler, partner with Over-the-Rhine-based NorthPointe Group, said the apartment tower will have 133 residential units. The apartments will sit atop a six-story parking garage, which is already under construction."
downtown  cincinnati  urban.development 
december 2015 by taestell
Downtown residential project courts Kroger as retail anchor
"Blue Ash developer Rookwood Properties is exploring a downtown residential project of up to $50 million at the corner of Central Parkway and Walnut Street, where Cincinnati’s streetcar line makes a right turn toward the Banks project and a grocery store could literally be built in the shadow of Kroger Co. headquarters."
kroger  groceries  downtown  cincinnati  urban.development 
december 2015 by taestell
Financing for downtown Cincinnati micro-apartment project comes together
"Developer Village Green plans to bring 294 luxury apartments, including ones as small as 400 square feet, along with penthouses and other residential spaces to the former Union Central Life Annex building."
village.green  urban.development  urban.redevelopment  urban.living  microapartments  cincinnati  downtown 
december 2015 by taestell
Apartments in works for Main St. building along streetcar line
"An owner plans to convert the old Hartford Insurance Company building at 630 Main St. into a garage and build four to five stories of apartments on top of it, according to documents filed with the Cincinnati Historic Conservation Board."
630.main  downtown  cincinnati  urban.development  urban.redevelopment 
december 2015 by taestell
​Full-service hardware store coming to downtown Cincinnati
“The streetcar has been absolutely pivotal to the reason we’re making this investment.”
cincystreetcar  cincinnati  woods.hardware  downtown 
november 2015 by taestell
Roundy's takeover gives Kroger stronger Downtown store model
"'It does open up possibilities for urban stores where we don't have them,' Schlottman said, adding Downtown Cincinnati's rebirth has attracted new potential customers to the area that Kroger wants to capture. 'We don't have a store in the urban center.'"
kroger  groceries  cincinnati  downtown 
november 2015 by taestell
Sleepy Bee Café to open 3rd location in downtown Cincinnati
"It is expected to have similar hours to the locations in Oakley and Blue Ash, from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekends."
sleepy.bee.cafe  restaurants  cincinnati  downtown 
november 2015 by taestell
309 Vine’s transformation in downtown Cincinnati will bring micro-apartments, rooftop restaurant
"Michigan-based developer and property manager Village Green confirmed that it plans to bring 294 luxury apartments to 309 Vine St. That will include micro-apartments measuring about 400 square feet along with penthouses and other residential spaces. The miniature urban living options will be the first of their kind in the Greater Cincinnati market."
cincinnati  cities  urban.living  tiny.living  microapartments  downtown 
october 2015 by taestell
Downtown Cincinnati’s former Scientology building to be converted to apartments
"The building, located at 211 W. Fourth St., will be completely renovated into 39 apartments and two store-front retail spaces."
urban.development  cincinnati  downtown 
september 2015 by taestell
Richter & Phillips moving to new location
"Downtown diamond and jewelry store Richter & Phillips Co. is moving to a 5,000-square-foot location at 601 Main St. – right across the street from its current shop."
downtown  cincinnati  retail  urban.development 
september 2015 by taestell
Garfield Suites converting to upscale apartments
"The owner of Garfield Suites Hotel in downtown Cincinnati plans to convert the 153-unit, full-service all-suites hotel back to rental apartments in 2016."
downtown  cincinnati  urban.living  urban.development 
september 2015 by taestell
The wait could end (finally!) for downtown condos
“Greiwe said if the trio can secure the land they want, they’ll have a downtown condo project. He’s looking for vacant lots because most existing class B and C office space already is being converted.”
rick.greiwe  downtown  cincinnati  urban.living  sibcy.cline 
august 2015 by taestell
Here’s when AT580 apartments will (finally) be ready
"The AT580 building amenities will include a yoga terrace, a fitness center, a theater room and concierge service. The apartments will feature 9-foot ceilings, granite kitchen countertops, upgraded kitchen cabinets, and private patios and balconies in select units."
urban.living  cincinnati  downtown 
july 2015 by taestell
​Day for deals at Cincinnati City Hall
"The development team, led by North American Properties, originally wanted to build a 150-unit tower above the new, city-owned garage, but that would have left a $4.7 million funding gap, so the administration negotiated a slightly smaller project of 130 units that will require a $3.5 million subsidy."
cincinnati  urban.development  downtown 
june 2015 by taestell
P&G competitor RB plc moving to downtown Cincinnati from West Chester
"RB currently has a sales office in West Chester Township at 9100 W. Chester Towne Centre Road. That office will move to the former Chiquita Center now known as 250 East Fifth Street."
downtown  cincinnati 
may 2015 by taestell
How long can Downtown hotel boom continue?
"Now, two of Winegardner & Hammons' seven hotel projects under development are in Downtown Cincinnati – an Autograph Collection planned at the former Anna Louise Inn near Lytle Park and an AC Hotel at The Banks."
hotels  cincinnati  downtown  tourism 
april 2015 by taestell
Staffmark moving Cincinnati HQ to Omnicare Center
“The vibrancy of downtown, the building has food options and it’s within walking distance to so many amenities downtown [...] It allows for us to be part of the downtown culture.”
downtown  cincinnati  urbanism 
april 2015 by taestell
Downtown Cincinnati’s former Scientology building to be converted to apartments
"Walnut Street Parking Inc. purchased the building for $650,000 in September. Karen Blatt, one of the owners of Walnut Street Parking, said this will be this company's first rehab project, but Blatt and her family have been involved in redeveloping Cincinnati real estate for years."
downtown  cincinnati  urban.redevelopment 
february 2015 by taestell
Downtown Cincinnati’s blockbuster holiday season by the numbers
Significantly more people visited the ice skating rink at Fountain Square, shopped at Findlay Market, or purchased a Downtown Cincinnati gift card this holiday season compared to last year.
downtown  cincinnati 
january 2015 by taestell
'Pizza theater' planned for Downtown's Mabley Place
"The 'pizza theater' design features an open kitchen to show customers the food preparation process and allows them to order from a kiosk and track carryout orders electronically. Stores may also feature 'grab and go' items ranging from salads and milk to cookies and mini-dessert parfaits."
dominos.pizza  restaurants  downtown  cincinnati 
october 2014 by taestell
St. Louis pizzeria to open in renovated AT580 building
“'We’ve been admiring the Cincinnati market for a few years now but just started our search about a year ago,' Pi co-owner Chris Sommers told nextSTL. 'We are amazed at the resurgence of Downtown and OTR and had to be a part of it.'”
pi.pizzeria  st.louis  cincinnati  downtown  restaurants  cincystreetcar  over-the-rhine 
april 2014 by taestell
Maija Zummo: Dear Downtown
A very bizarre CityBeat editorial complaining about the difficulty of parking during major downtown events.
parking  cincinnati  downtown  automobiles  driving  CityBeat 
june 2013 by taestell
Maija Zummo Wanted a BLUE Pony, Cincinnati!
"Get out the big box of tissues! CityBeat‘s Maija Zummo is upset about the Pony she got. Her pony, in this case, is the vibrant Downtown/OTR we had last weekend, with about a thousand things to do."
brian.griffin  cincinnati  parking  transportation  automobiles  CityBeat  driving  downtown 
june 2013 by taestell
Cincinnati Blog: Someone at the Enquirer is Pushing an Anti-Downtown Bias, Again
"Downtown is not some foreign country. Downtown is not in Kentucky. Downtown is where the Hamilton County Commission meets."
cincinnati  hamilton.county  downtown  Enquirer  newspapers 
june 2013 by taestell
Energizing downtown will help entire city
"Streetcar opponents are quick to say the project is a subsidy for an urban lifestyle. But they don’t seem to mind the billions of dollars being spent to reconfigure Interstate 75 or build parking garages that subsidize a suburban lifestyle."
enquirer  letter.to.the.editor  cincinnati  transportation  transit  rail  downtown  cincystreetcar  streetcars 
june 2013 by taestell
P&G relocating workers to Cincinnati
"Procter & Gamble will move 650 workers from its Governor’s Hill office in Symmes Township to its headquarters downtown – some as early as this summer."
p&g  cincinnati  downtown 
june 2013 by taestell
Survey finds locals feel really good about downtown, Over-the-Rhine
Visitors said parks were one of their top reasons for coming downtown, thanks to the brand new Smale Riverfront Park and revamped Washington Park. That’s in addition to the other top reasons, which include restaurants and bars, Fountain Square, and Findlay Market.
Cincinnati  Over-the-Rhine  OverTheRhine  cities  downtown  midwest  urbanism  urban.living  3cdc  mark.mallory 
november 2012 by taestell
Cincinnati Comes Back to Its Ohio River Shoreline
The New York Times is latest on the list of publications highlighting Downtown Cincinnati's many recent successes.
new.york.times  cincinnati  urbanism  cities  downtown  over-the-rhine 
june 2012 by taestell
Report: Downtown Cincinnati population up 12%
Cincinnati's urban core continues to grow as a result of a strong community, strong city leadership, and efforts from groups like 3CDC.
cincinnati  cities  urbanism  downtown  from instapaper
may 2012 by taestell

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