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BC takes the crowdfunding plunge
Readers,After a months-long hiatus during which I did a lot of soul searching, took a lot of meetings, and explored various options for this website's future, I've decided to go the crowdfunding route and launch a fundraising campaign through Indiegogo....
Posted: 1/20/2014 12:00 AM
A Building Cincinnati status update
"Building Cincinnati isn't a job, it's a lifestyle."So reads the tag line on my Facebook page. I wish I could take full credit for the line, because it sums up my relationship with the website so succinctly. Since late 2006, I have worked to develop the...
Posted: 11/4/2013 2:00 PM
Please take this short BC survey!
If you're a regular reader and you haven't done so already, please take this two-question Building Cincinnati survey. Easy! Please respond if you care about the website, your input is vital: Building Cincinnati user survey.
Posted: 9/3/2013 8:32 AM
$640K will fix long-standing Mt. Auburn landslide problem
At its meeting on August 7, Cincinnati City Council approved $640,000 from its wall stabilization and landslide correction capital improvement program project account to stabilize a Mount Auburn hillside that has been giving residents problems for more...
Posted: 8/14/2013 4:30 PM
$400K grant could help Cincinnati buildings become more energy-efficient
City Council on August 7 authorized an application for a grant of approximately $400,000 to help develop energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives, specifically for private sector buildings.The grants are available through the City Energy Project,...
Posted: 8/14/2013 3:30 PM
Appropriation of 5 acres for $11.3M W MLK project official
In May, Cincinnati City Council announced its intent to appropriate 75 parcels – or nearly five acres – of property for the West Martin Luther King Drive Improvement Project, and on August 7 they made it official.Council's emergency ordinance allows the...
Posted: 8/14/2013 2:30 PM
Wrecking Cincinnati: 1218 Quebec Rd
NEIGHBORHOOD: West Price HillYEAR BUILT: 1895USE: Two-family dwellingOWNER: Asset Management Directors LLC (Chico, CA)ASSESSED VALUE: $49,660ORDERS: --CONDEMNED: July 2009, for a rotten roof structure, defective guardrails, deteriorated foundation, missing...
Posted: 8/14/2013 9:00 AM
Resolution supports federal tax credits for low income development
Cincinnati City Council has passed a resolution expressing its support for the federal Low Income Housing and New Markets tax credits, which are currently under threat of elimination as Congress considers changes to the tax code.Leaders of the Senate...
Posted: 8/13/2013 3:45 PM
Council authorizes more than $426K for 7 NBD projects
On August 7, City Council authorized the expenditure of $426,645 in capital improvement program project funds for seven neighborhood business district (NBD) economic development projects on private property, which it called a public purpose that will...
Posted: 8/13/2013 2:15 PM
Northside, East Price Hill buildings named local landmarks
Two Cincinnati buildings were designated as local historic landmarks following a City Council vote last Wednesday.The Farmer's Hotel at 4000 Colerain Avenue in Northside and the Masonic Temple Price Hill Lodge No. 524 at 3301 Price Avenue in East Price...
Posted: 8/13/2013 1:00 PM
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