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Oyler House: Anchoring a Community of Change

  In early January, the Community Learning Center Institute opened its doors to Oyler House, a community center aimed to support Lower Price Hill residents in every aspect of life and community.  The Oyler House builds on a vision decades…

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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 Redevelopment Authority 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…

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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 Greater Cincinnati Redevelopment Authority started working in Evanston in 2012 with a targeted investment strategy to repurpose neighborhood real estate and return property to productive use. Working with community partners, principally the stalwart Evanston Community Council, GCRA has rehabbed…

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Neighborhood Update: Walnut Hills

As one of our targeted neighborhoods, 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 housing…

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