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Proposed Tax Would Provide Dedicated Parks Funding Stream, $85M in Improvements

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley has proposed a property tax increase to strengthen the city's renowned park system. While much support exists, some are balking at the idea.

Pendleton Offers Support For $24M Alumni Lofts, Pending Green Space Protection

While interior work continues on the $24M Alumni Lofts redevelopment in Pendleton, developers are getting closer to an agreement about what to do with the green space that sits immediately north of the building.

Cincinnati Reaches Agreement With Norfolk Southern on Purchase of Wasson Railroad Corridor

After months of negotiations, the City of Cincinnati has reached an agreement with Norfolk Southern to purchase 4.1 miles of the Wasson Railroad corridor for $11.8 million.

CNU23: Unsure About Expectations, Dallas an Unexpected Delight

Not knowing much about Dallas, and having heard so many terrible things about the Lone Star State's urbanism, expectations were low for a recent visit for CNU23, but the city turned out to be a pleasant surprise.

Developer Seeking Support for Six-Unit Columbia Tusculum Townhome Project

A developer is looking to build six townhomes in the heart of Columbia Tusculum's neighborhood business district, and he would like to do it without building any street-level retail - something that may be a problem at City Hall.