Tag Archives: revitalization

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Price Hill proposed as next for Port Authority rehab program

Mayor John Cranley has recommended including funding in the City of Cincinnati’s 2018-19 budget for the Port Authority to expand its targeted revitalization initiative to the Price Hill neighborhood. On May 25, Mayor Cranley said he was proposing to take the Port Authority’s successful REACH program to Price Hill with a grant of $2,280,610 -“that […]


Roselawn site prepared for LEED senior housing

The Port Authority in May successfully completed the sale of 3.1 acres in Roselawn to the developer that will build Roselawn Senior Apartments, an independent senior housing project with first-floor community space. The Port Authority had acquired the property in 2014 through donation, taking it to eliminate the vacant, blighted commercial structure that previously existed […]

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Neighborhood Update: Central Business District

Since 2003, the Port Authority has partnered with area organizations, businesses, residents, and foundations to make quite an impact throughout the Central Business District. Over the past 15 years, the Port Authority has been involved in transformative projects throughout Downtown and Over-the-Rhine. These projects have reshaped our skyline, revived historic structures for a new century, […]

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Activate a Vacant Space

Do Something Good for Yourself and For Your Neighborhood – Activate a Vacant Space Near You. The Hamilton County Land Reutilization Corporation (Landbank) owns over 700 properties throughout Hamilton County, many of which are empty lots left underutilized year-round. That doesn’t have to be the case. From Percussion Park in Price Hill to Findlay Market […]

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REACH Spotlight: 1616 Ruth Avenue

REACH Evanston Spotlight – 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. […]

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Purchase a Renovated House

REACH stands for Rehab Across Cincinnati and Hamilton County – and since 2015, the Port Authority has managed the complete transformation of over 20 vacant historic homes and sold them. REACH has made such an amazing impact in Evanston that we have expanded the program to Walnut Hills – with plans to expand to new […]

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Bond Hill + Roselawn Plan Released!

Last year, more than 1500 hours were spent by dedicated neighborhood residents and stakeholders to create the Bond Hill + Roselawn Plan: the result of a community-wide dialogue to formulate goals and a shared vision for the future of these key Cincinnati neighborhoods. Their recommendations focus on 17 goals to address the community’s priorities, including […]