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Metro, Green Umbrella partner with parks to connect them by bus
Accessing park and recreation facilities in Cincinnati and Hamilton County via environmentally-friendly transit just became easier with Metro's new Guide to Green Fun. The new brochure helps guide bus riders to 37 locations offering healthy and green...
Posted: 7/11/2013 4:00 PM
State board approves $4.2M for I-71/MLK property acquisition
The Ohio Controlling Board on Monday approved $4.2 million for property appraisal and acquisition for the new I-71/Martin Luther King Drive interchange. The funding, of which 80 percent comes from federal sources and 20 percent comes from state sources,...
Posted: 7/11/2013 3:00 PM
Group hopes to slow state-funded demolitions, put properties in rehabber's hands
A group of a dozen preservation-minded Cincinnatians met Monday evening in the ‎MOTR Pub's Sword Room in Over-the-Rhine to try to slow what they feel is a program that lacks transparency and is actually doing more harm than good in many City neighborhoods....
Posted: 7/11/2013 2:00 PM
Wrecking Cincinnati: 3195 Gilbert Ave
NEIGHBORHOOD: Evanston YEAR BUILT: 1910 USE: Single-family dwelling OWNER: Peace and Quiet LLC (Mason, OH) ASSESSED VALUE: $57,650 ORDERS: November 2008, for roof, porch, and exterior paint. CONDEMNED: August 2009, adding collapsing interior ceilings...
Posted: 7/11/2013 1:00 PM
Wrecking Cincinnati: 3124 Harvard Ave
NEIGHBORHOOD: Evanston YEAR BUILT: 1910 USE: Single-family dwelling OWNER: Yungubendo Makona Development Organization (Burke, VA) ASSESSED VALUE: $10,688 ORDERS: November 2008, as bricks were falling from the chimney onto the neighboring property. Reissued...
Posted: 7/11/2013 9:00 AM
Wrecking Cincinnati: 1823 Hewitt Ave
NEIGHBORHOOD: Evanston YEAR BUILT: 1894 USE: Three-family dwelling OWNER: Cheryl and David Lemons ASSESSED VALUE: $78,320 ORDERS: -- CONDEMNED: August 2012, for collapsing porch steps, missing siding, deteriorated and missing downspouts, vandalism and...
Posted: 7/10/2013 9:00 AM
Wrecking Cincinnati: 740 Oak St
NEIGHBORHOOD: Walnut Hills YEAR BUILT: 1927 USE: Multi-family dwelling OWNER: Wachman Properties LLC (San Francisco, CA) ASSESSED VALUE: $866,560 ORDERS: December 2009, ordered vacated and barricaded due to squatters being found in the vacant building....
Posted: 7/9/2013 9:00 AM
Newport's 102-unit Monmouth Row breaks ground
A new upscale apartment development meant to appeal to young professionals and empty nesters broke ground June 26 at the corner of Monmouth and E Fifth streets in Newport. The $10 million Monmouth Row is being developed by Towne Properties and Carlisle...
Posted: 7/8/2013 3:00 PM
City to release mortgage on Mercer's second phase
Cincinnati has amended its funding agreement with Cincinnati Center City Development Corp. (3CDC) subsidiary Gateway II, LLC to release one of two mortgages it holds on the Mercer Commons project in Over-the-Rhine. The mortgage, in the principal amount...
Posted: 7/8/2013 2:00 PM
$12M City contribution allocated for Fourth and Race
On June 26, Cincinnati City Council approved the expenditure of $12 million in tax increment financing (TIF) funding to support a loan of the same amount to pay for a parking garage and other public improvements, moving forward the development of the...
Posted: 7/8/2013 1:00 PM
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