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Partner Spotlight: Start:ME Evanston

Start:ME: Xavier University accelerator focuses first on Evanston micro-entrepreneurs In Cincinnati’s Evanston neighborhood, Xavier University is more than a long-time anchor institution – it is a champion of the neighborhood’s revitalization, facilitating partnerships and resources for education, professional development and…

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In Your Neighborhood…Lot to Yard (Chickens too!)

Homebuyer Spotlight:  The Port regularly features homebuyers who purchase a property owned by us or by Hamilton County Landbank. We welcome the stories of how these dedicated residents return neighborhood vacant lots and blighted properties into urban gems. Meet Hans…

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Fire Station #97 Gets Engine…Thanks to Rare Find

Legacies of the Cincinnati Gardens & Ahrens-Fox Fire Engine Co. Bond Hill -- The Cincinnati Gardens was an iconic entertainment venue for six decades, serving as a place to see sporting events, concerts and The Shrine Circus. The Ahrens-Fox Fire…

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Neighborhood Update: Evanston

The Port started working in Evanston in 2012 with a focused investment strategy to repurpose neighborhood real estate and return property to productive use. Working with community partners, principally the stalwart Evanston Community Council, The Port has rehabbed and sold…

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Neighborhood Update: Walnut Hills

As one of our neighborhoods of focus, the Redevelopment Authority has been working in Walnut Hills since 2013. Our work is based on collaborative input from the City of Cincinnati, Walnut Hills Community, and Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation. From transformative…

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Program Highlight: Lot-to-Yard

While saving homes is always the preferred option, far too often by the time a home makes it to the Hamilton County Landbank it is beyond repair. These homes have typically stood vacant for years and may have been in…

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Elmwood Place: Replacing Blight with Pride

Shirley and Joe Anneken have been married for the past 40 years and have lived in the same house for nearly 30 years.  They’ve put down roots in Elmwood Place, having raised two children over the course of that time,…

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