This Week In Soapbox 10/27

This Week in Soapbox (TWIS) you can read about fundraisers being held this week for Over-the-Rhine Community Housing and Northside urban redevelopment corporation, a new study with positive economic results for Mt. Auburn, a new art gallery and studio space in Covington, two brothers working in OTR on interesting rehab projects, and the potential to revive the Interstate 75 urban landscape as it is reconstructed in the coming years.

If you’re interested in staying in touch with some of the latest development news in Cincinnati please check out this week’s stories and sign up for the weekly E-Zine sent out by Soapbox Cincinnati. Also be sure to become a fan of Soapbox on Facebook!

When you have a chance there are also two really great feature articles in this week’s issue. Matt Cunningham writes about home grown food movement happening in Cincinnati, while Feoshia Henderson writes about Cincinnati’s energy alliance that is making “green” benefits, economic gains.

TWIS 10/27:

  • Over-the-Rhine Community Housing uses fundraiser for diverse developmentfull article
  • New Mt. Auburn study shows great potential for Uptownfull article
  • Northside redevelopment corporation seeks funding to continue affordable, green developmentfull article
  • Pike Street art gallery reopens as The BLDG with fresh new approachfull article
  • Urban Design Associates to create vision that will revive Cincinnati’s I-75 corridorfull article
  • C.A.R. Construction’s latest project in OTR celebrates history, passionfull 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.