This Week In Soapbox 8/25

This Week in Soapbox (TWIS) you can read about a new housing development in Avondale, green roof design and business news, a new gourmet pretzel shop in Bellevue, an expanded CRA program for Hamilton County, and 25 new green homes coming to Northside.

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TWIS 8/25:

  • $4.7M Forest Square Senior Apartments development to start this October in Avondalefull article
  • UC landscape architect becomes one of first accredited green roof professionals in the worldfull article
  • Twisted Sisters Cafe brings pretzel bliss to Northern Kentuckyfull article
  • Northwind development to bring 25 new green homes to Northsidefull article
  • Hamilton County Commissioners look to expand Community Reinvestment Area programfull article
  • Northern Kentucky Sanitation District’s green roof a regional modelfull 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.