This Week In Soapbox 7/28

A day late on this week’s TWIS post, but you can read about a new “green” restaurant in historic Columbia Tusculum, the $35 million renovation of Hughes High School uptown, Nky’s Riverfront Commons plans and progress, nonprofits getting a $2.1 million boost from the Cincinnati Empowerment Corporation, new discussions surrounding The Banks development, and the newly signed tenant for what will become Cincinnati’s tallest skyscraper.

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TWIS 7/28:

  • Green Dog Cafe to open in historic Columbia Tusculumfull article
  • $35 million Hughes High School renovation restoring Uptown landmarkfull article
  • Northern Kentucky’s Southbank Partners raises over $200,000 for Riverfront Commons projectfull article
  • Rethinking The Banksfull article
  • Cincinnati Empowerment Corporation awarding millions to local nonprofitsfull article
  • Great American Tower at Queen City Square reaches 80% occupancyfull article

By Randy A. Simes

Randy is an award-winning urban planner who founded UrbanCincy in May 2007. He grew up on Cincinnati’s west side in Covedale, and graduated from the University of Cincinnati’s nationally acclaimed School of Planning in June 2009. In addition to maintaining ownership and serving as the managing editor for UrbanCincy, Randy has worked professionally as a planning consultant throughout the United States, Korea and the Middle East. After brief stints in Atlanta and Chicago, he currently lives in the Daechi neighborhood of Seoul’s Gangnam district.