REACH Evanston Spotlight – 1616 Ruth Avenue
1616 RUTH AVENUE
When the Hamilton County Landbank acquired 1616 Ruth in May of 2016, the unique brick home with a distinctive turret had seen severe deterioration. After being vacant a number of years, the circa 1903 home’s detailed woodwork and corbeled brick had become overshadowed by boarded up and broken windows.
- Nearly 3,000 SF
- 4 Bed / 3.5 Bath
- Built in 1903
- Acquired by the Landbank in May 2016
- Rehab completed in April 2017
The Port Authority’s REACH Program was developed to to holistically implement full-neighborhood residential redevelopment. REACH – Rehab Across Cincinnati & Hamilton County – is one of several programs the Port Authority uses to promote enduring Hamilton County neighborhoods where families feel safe, have expanded employment opportunities, and greater access to viable housing options.