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The City of Cincinnati is continually making investments in its neighborhoods. Below are just some of the projects around Cincinnati.
- KENNEDY HEIGHTS & OAKLEY: Kennedy Connector
The Kennedy Connector project will improve the capacity, geometry, and road connectivity in the Ridge Road/Madison Road Corridor. It will do so by creating a new section of Kennedy Avenue that will connect Duck Creek and Madison Roads and will improve connectivity to the Norwood Lateral and I-71.
Other area road and infrastructure improvements will be made in the area as part of the project.
TOTAL INVESTMENT: $21 MILLION
ESTIMATED COMPLETION: OCTOBER 2013
- CUF: U Square @ The Loop
The U Square development will include approximately 161 market-rate apartments, approximately 40,000 square feet of professional office space, and approximately 77,751 square feet of retail space.
TOTAL INVESTMENT: $80 MILLION
ESTIMATED COMPLETION: APRIL 2013
- KENNEDY HEIGHTS: Cultural Center
The site of this long-vacant, former Kroger store will soon be home to a new cultural center providing a wealth of arts, cultural and educational resources for area residents and the region.
The property is less than a block from the Kennedy Heights Arts Center. It includes 4.1 acres with a 32,000 square feet, one-story building. The building features flexible, high-bay commercial space and a loading dock. The Kennedy Heights Development Corporation purchased the building in April, 2012.
TOTAL INVESTMENT: $3 MILLION
- OAKLEY: Oakley Station
Oakley Station is a 74-acre mixed-use development that will include 250,000 square feet of retail, 300,000 square feet of office space and 302 residential units, anchored by a 14-screen Cinemark movie theatre.
TOTAL INVESTMENT: $120 MILLION
ESTIMATED COMPLETION: 2016
- WALNUT HILLS: E. McMillan Redevelopment
The City of Cincinnati is working to redevelop historic structures within the Walnut Hills Neighborhood Business District. A vacant City firehouse is in the process of restoration through Matt Max Construction and is expected to be completed by the end of 2012.
Also, the City is working with the Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation in seeking tax credits and financing to restore six City-owned units to marketable commercial space.
TOTAL INVESTMENT: TBD
ESTIMATED COMPLETION: TBD
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