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Blue Ash poised to create legacy park at former airport site

After 60 years of service, the Cincinnati-Blue Ash Airport was closed on August 29. A $13.5M plan will transform the space into a new state-of-the-art park, but for now many are visiting the airport site before it is gone for good.

Plan Cincinnati aims to guide city back towards its urban roots

After a three-year planning process, Cincinnati’s first comprehensive plan in 32 years will be shared with the city’s Planning Commission today. The 228-page document outlines a variety of goals that intend to make the city apologetically urban in its approach.

Port Authority to focus new land banking powers on demolition

Port Authority to focus new land banking powers on demolition. The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority is moving forward with its new land bank...

CNU Salons article highlights misconceptions about Cincinnati’s urban core

Cincinnati has seen a huge amount of positive press from New York Times, Next American City, and other outlets recently. Unfortunately, a blog post published by Congress for the New Urbanism ignores the progress made in Cincinnati and falls back on the same old misconceptions.

Looking to LA: Could a Rail Transit Tax Transform Cincinnati?

The passage of Proposition A, C and Measure R will remake the landscape of Los Angeles over the coming decades. Could a rail transit tax result in similar outcomes for Cincinnati? UrbanCincy's Jake Mecklenborg travels to LA to find out.