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How the miracle on Vine St. evolved

How the miracle on Vine St. evolved

By on Dec 21, 2015 in Uncategorized

In the last five years, the blocks of Vine Street between Central Parkway and Liberty Street have gone from boarded up to booked up. On three long  blocks, once lined with derelict buildings, crowds of diners from all over the city now stroll, looking for dinner. They wait in line, wait for texts for a table, and crowd into bars and restaurants. The main attraction is a group of restaurants that offer a wide variety of food, from doughnuts to sushi to cassoulet. Each one has a local connection and a unique concept. There’s not a chain among them, and they fit into the existing architecture of Over-the-Rhine and its often-small spaces. Read the rest of this article...

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Liberty Township saw a downtown fall from the sky

Liberty Township saw a downtown fall from the sky

By on Oct 25, 2015 in Uncategorized

John Yung, senior project official with Downtown Cincinnati-based urban planning and retail consultancy Urban Fast Forward, said it is possible to create urban places in suburban and rural settings. He said there are many developers of retail projects that try and create something like a town center for visitors. Liberty Township Trustee Christine Matacic said when Steiner expands Liberty Center into the expected second phase of its development in 2017, there will be a total of a half-billion dollar investment in a 100 acre-site in the township. Read the rest...

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