UrbanCincy: Decision from Board of Trustees More Than a Decade Ago Doomed Wilson Auditorium

The University of Cincinnati Board of Trustees voted to tear down Wilson Auditorium and build a new Arts & Sciences building in its place more than a decade ago. The plan fell through and maintenance funds were never considered. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Decision from Board of Trustees More Than a Decade Ago Doomed Wilson Auditorium

UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Aims to Open Initial Phase of Bike Share System This Summer

Cincinnati officials are optimistic that a newly formed non-profit can raise the money needed to launch a 200-bike, 20-station bike share system this summer in conjunction with B-Cycle. All they need is 1.2 million bucks. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Aims to Open Initial Phase of Bike Share System This Summer

UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: All Aboard Ohio Visits Cincinnati to View Streetcar Construction Progress

Rail transit advocates came from across the Midwest to see Cincinnati’s streetcar construction. View our gallery to see how much construction has progressed this month. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: All Aboard Ohio Visits Cincinnati to View Streetcar Construction Progress

UrbanCincy: VIDEO: Next Phases of 45-Acre Smale Riverfront Park Taking Shape

Smale Riverfront Park project manager Dave Prather explains the details behind some of the parks more mundane elements, while also revealing some new information about upcoming features of the $120M park. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: VIDEO: Next Phases of 45-Acre Smale Riverfront Park Taking Shape

UrbanCincy: What’s for Cincinnati to Learn From the Indianapolis Cultural Trail?

When Indianapolis elected Republican Mayor Greg Ballard in 2007 the city had virtually no on-street bike lanes. Due in large part to Mayor Ballard’s leadership, the city now has more than 70 miles of on-street bike lanes, and is on its way to 200 by 2015. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: What’s for Cincinnati to Learn From the Indianapolis Cultural Trail?

UrbanCincy: Parking Lease Deal to Move Forward Following Appeals Court Ruling

The Hamilton County Court of Appeals has struck down a lower court’s ruling and in turn upheld the city’s parking lease ordinance and the right for City Council to enact emergency ordinances. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Parking Lease Deal to Move Forward Following Appeals Court Ruling

UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Receives Federal Approval for Innovative Green Infrastructure CSO Fix

The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati received federal approval last week for its green infrastructure plan to address 1.5 billion gallons of combined sewer overflows into the Mill Creek. The plan is being viewed as a national model. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Receives Federal Approval for Innovative Green Infrastructure CSO Fix

UrbanCincy: Smart Growth May Offer Cincinnati a Way Out of Its Structurally Imbalanced Budget

Cincinnati’s City Council approved a new budget last week that will once again avoid major layoffs or revenue enhancements, and instead offer one-time solutions to what has been a structurally imbalanced budget for years. A new report suggests that smart growth policies may offer financial hope. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Smart Growth May Offer Cincinnati a Way Out of Its Structurally Imbalanced Budget

UrbanCincy: Metro Seeking Public Feedback on Proposed City-Wide Bus Enhancements

Metro plans to roll out a series of operational improvements and enhanced service along congested corridors throughout the course of 2013, and the new transit centers in Westwood and Uptown play a major role. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Metro Seeking Public Feedback on Proposed City-Wide Bus Enhancements

UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: $80M Mixed-Use Development Nears Completion in Clifton Heights

The $80M U Square at The Loop development in Clifton Heights is nearing completion and will begin welcoming new residents this August. Check out our exclusive behind the scenes tour of uptown’s latest development. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: $80M Mixed-Use Development Nears Completion in Clifton Heights

UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Proposes Eliminating Parking Requirements in Downtown and Over-the-Rhine

The City of Cincinnati will hold a public conference this evening about proposed amendment to the zoning code that would deregulate parking requirements throughout the center city. The news comes one year after Vice Mayor Qualls passed a motion for such action. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Proposes Eliminating Parking Requirements in Downtown and Over-the-Rhine

UrbanCincy: Portland Aims to Replicate Streetcar Success on East Side of Willamette River

Portland celebrated the opening of its $148.3M East Side Loop streetcar extension six months ago. City leaders hope to continue the success story that has been told in the South Waterfront, Pearl District and Northwest District, but is it possible? . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Portland Aims to Replicate Streetcar Success on East Side of Willamette River

UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: Historic Glencoe-Auburn Place Row Houses are Being Demolished

As of yesterday, demolition crews began tearing down the 129-year-old Glencoe-Auburn Place Row Houses in Mt. Auburn, and Jake Mecklenborg was there to capture the work taking place with his camera. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: Historic Glencoe-Auburn Place Row Houses are Being Demolished

UrbanCincy: Private Investment Continues to Flow Uptown to Corryville and Short Vine

Corryville has been a community in transition for more than a decade. With millions of dollars of private investment now flowing to the uptown neighborhood, where does it stand with regards to its overall vision? . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Private Investment Continues to Flow Uptown to Corryville and Short Vine

UrbanCincy: Work on Smale Riverfront Park Progresses Despite Lack of State, Federal Funds

Cincinnatians will celebrate the opening of a major expansion of Smale Riverfront Park this May. But it hasn’t been all smooth sailing for the $120M project thus far, as it has seen state and federal funding all but dry up during its construction. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Work on Smale Riverfront Park Progresses Despite Lack of State, Federal Funds

UrbanCincy: GUEST EDITORIAL: Horseshoe Casino Fails to Deliver on Urban Design

The $400 million Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati opens today in Pendleton. While many will cheer its touted economic impact prospects, others are questioning whether or not the form and design of the complex will work with its environs. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: GUEST EDITORIAL: Horseshoe Casino Fails to Deliver on Urban Design

UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Aims to Use P3 to Upgrade Parking Assets, Leverage Economic Development

The City of Cincinnati released the details of a proposed overhaul of the city’s parking assets, which would net an upfront $92M payment with installments of approximately $3M annually. The deal would lease thousands of on-street parking spaces, five city-owned garages and several city-owned parking lots. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Aims to Use P3 to Upgrade Parking Assets, Leverage Economic Development

UrbanCincy: Pogue’s Garage to Make Way for 30-Story Residential Tower, Grocery Store

City Manager Dohoney’s proposed parking lease would include millions of dollars of funds for economic development efforts. One of those projects would tear down the crumbling Pogue’s Garage and build a 30-story residential high-rise with a 15,000-square-foot grocery at street-level. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Pogue’s Garage to Make Way for 30-Story Residential Tower, Grocery Store

UrbanCincy: OKI Survey Results Show Preference for Compact, Walkable Communities

A record number of people responded to OKI’s ‘How Do We Grow From Here’ survey, and the results show a clear preference for compact, walkable neighborhoods. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: OKI Survey Results Show Preference for Compact, Walkable Communities

UrbanCincy: Inner-City Neighborhoods Center of Population, Economic Power in Cincinnati Region

Census data shows that the City of Cincinnati’s inner-city neighborhoods remain the most powerful in the 2.1 million person region, boasting the most densely populated neighborhoods and economically powerful job centers. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Inner-City Neighborhoods Center of Population, Economic Power in Cincinnati Region

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