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Source 3 Development and partner to build $25 million mixed-use Over-the-Rhine project
"Source 3 Development, a downtown-based developer, and partner, 224 W Liberty LLC, plan to preserve four historic buildings, as well as construct a new mixed-use building with about 90 market-rate apartments and 15,000 square feet of street-level retail and restaurant space."
over-the-rhine  cincinnati  urban.development  urban.redevelopment 
january 2016 by taestell
From Vacant to Vibrant: Cincinnati’s Urban Transformation
"It is not uncommon for neighborhoods to languish for decades before suddenly popping and becoming fashionable seemingly all at once. [...] But perhaps nowhere in the country has that transition been as swift as in Over-the-Rhine."
over-the-rhine  cincinnati  urban.development  urban.redevelopment 
december 2015 by taestell
​Firm: Streetcar, new jobs spurring Cincinnati apartment development
"The Cincinnati streetcar and job expansion at the region's Fortune 500 companies is driving the apartment boom in the region, according to national real estate brokerage firm Marcus & Millichap's fourth quarter apartment market report."
cincystreetcar  urban.development  urban.redevelopment  urban.living  cincinnati  transit  transport  transportation 
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
Downtown Cincinnati Thrives as Riots’ Memories Recede
"Over-the-Rhine, which a decade ago had 500 vacant buildings and 700 vacant lots, has become one of Cincinnati’s choice residential neighborhoods for young professionals, and is now a busy downtown office, retail and entertainment district."
over-the-rhine  cincinnati  urban.redevelopment 
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
Developer: 309 Vine project to have grocery store
"309 Vine is part of a new suite of larger apartment projects planned or underway in and near Downtown Cincinnati from the Baldwin Building conversion in Walnut Hills to the planned mixed-use development and Fourth and Race streets in Cincinnati. It's also one of the latest projects to take older, outdated office space off the market. The renovation of 309 Vine would be removing nearly 300,000 square feet of space from the Downtown Cincinnati inventory."
cincinnati  urban.living  urban.development  urban.redevelopment 
october 2015 by taestell
OTR event center and bar Transept sets opening
"Josh Heuser, head of Over-the-Rhine-based creative marketing and event planning firm AGAR, and Michael Forgus, managing partner of Funky’s Catering, are behind the $4.7 million renovation of the building that had sat vacant since 1993."
the.transept  over-the-rhine  cincinnati  urban.development  historic.preservation  urban.redevelopment 
august 2015 by taestell
Downtown is Looking Up in Cincinnati
"With the help of two lending programs and state and federal tax credits, 3CDC has helped to revive 131 historic buildings and to create 536 new or rehabbed residential units and 373,267 square feet of new or renovated commercial space. It also oversaw a sweeping redo of Washington Park, once a haven for drug dealers, now OTR's crown jewel."
cincinnati  urbanism  cities  this.old.house  urban.redevelopment  urban.development 
july 2015 by taestell
Model Group adds condos to major Findlay Market project
"The new design calls for 23 apartments and nine for-sale condos. The condos will mostly be two- and three-bedroom units, with one or two one-bedroom condos."
Cincinnati  over-the-rhine  urban.living  urban.redevelopment  urban.development 
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
Rookwood Pottery owner plans $75 million development in Over-the-Rhine
"The second phase is a planned $40 million project on about 2.2 acres north of Melindy Street, which will be turned into a pedestrian street. The development would demolish a portion of the Grammer's complex to make way for new construction. Part of Grammer's facade and all of the bar would be preserved."
cincinnati  grammers.place  martin.wade  over-the-rhine  urban.living  urban.redevelopment 
january 2015 by taestell
Urban Sites building new apartments in Over-the-Rhine
"Over-the-Rhine-based Urban Sites will begin work as soon as possible on 1200 and 1208 Main St., transforming the two vacant buildings into 22 one-bedroom apartments and three street-level commercial spaces, and 1405 Clay St., which will have four apartments and one commercial space."
urban.sites  cincinnati  over-the-rhine  urban.redevelopment 
december 2014 by taestell
Grammer's restaurant would be partially demolished in $40 million project
"[Martin] Wade is planning eight large apartments and 40,000 square feet of office and commercial space on a 2.2 acre site in the 1400 block of Walnut Street."
cincinnati  grammers.place  martin.wade  over-the-rhine  urban.living  urban.redevelopment 
november 2014 by taestell
New version of apartment project at former Christy’s/Lenhardt’s site proposed
"The developer is now looking to build a mixed-use building on the 1.65-acre site with about 190 apartment units [...] The building will have two levels of underground parking with 380 spaces."
uptown  cincinnati  urban.redevelopment  urban.development 
october 2014 by taestell
$27M renovation to transform historic Cincinnati YMCA
"The historic Central Parkway YMCA will undergo a $27 million renovation that will turn it into a state-of-the-art fitness center and add affordable housing for seniors on the top floors."
cincinnati  over-the-rhine  urban.living  urban.redevelopment  senior.citizens  urban.development 
october 2014 by taestell
Peak Property Group ices plans for 75 apartments in downtown Cincinnati
"Peak Property revealed plans a year ago to transform the buildings into 75 market rate apartments with 15,000 square feet of street-level retail. The redevelopment would have been a nearly $15 million project."
urban.living  cincinnati  urban.development  urban.redevelopment 
october 2014 by taestell
What do the Pearl District's "three towers" have in common?
"Together, all three structures...will create more than 1 million square feet of real estate, 150 condo units, 565 apartments and 608 parking stalls."
pearl.district  portland  urban.development  urban.redevelopment  oregon 
september 2014 by taestell
Empower Group on the hunt for new office space
“'Our core asset is our people. It’s important to attract the best talent,' [Jim Price, president and CEO of Empower Group], said. 'Being in the core business district gives us a leg up.'”
cincinnati  urban.redevelopment  urbanism  creativity 
june 2014 by taestell
Historic Crosley building could be converted into apartments
After similar successful projects such as the American Can Lofts in Northside, a developer is now interested in renovating the Crosley Building in Camp Washington.
cincinnati  crosley.building  camp.washington  urban.redevelopment  urban.living 
june 2014 by taestell
Haves and have-nots in Over-the-Rhine
"The Peoples' Coalition for Equality and Justice is fighting gentrification in Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood."
socialist.worker  over-the-rhine  cincinnati  gentrification  urban.development  urban.redevelopment 
february 2014 by taestell
Cincinnati Leaders Approve City’s Third Form-Based Code in Walnut Hills
"Four [Cincinnati] neighborhoods were included in the initial implementation schedule: Madisonville, College Hill, Westwood and Walnut Hills. Both Madisonville and College Hill have fully adopted the code with Walnut Hills being the latest. Westwood appears to be the next neighborhood poised to adopt the code after winning unanimous support from the city’s Planning Commission in December 2013."
form.based.code  zoning  planning  urban.planning  urbanism  urban.development  urban.redevelopment  cincinnati  cities  built.environment 
january 2014 by taestell

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