Grandin Properties had been planning to convert the historic Strietmann Biscuit Company building at 221 W. 12th Street to 88,000 square feet of office, but must now request a zone change due to not meeting the city’s parking requirements.
Six years since the concept was first introduced at City Hall, the City of Cincinnati is planning to move forward with removing on-street parking requirements in the city's urban core. This could be a huge step forward towards reinvigorating parts of downtown.
The Cincinnati Preservation Association will be hosting seminar on how to safely work around lead paint, and how new rules from the Environmental Protection Agency might affect your renovation project. The event will take place on Saturday, September 25 from 10am to 12pm in Northside.
Public policy surrounding parking has not changed much since mandates were originally developed through zoning codes decades ago. Those minimum parking requirements now not only appear to be outdated, but also hurting small businesses wanting to invest in urban neighborhoods across America.
UrbanCincy sat down with the new sustainability coordinator in the City of Cincinnati’s Office of Environment and Sustainability to find out about Oliver Kroner's new role and vision for the city.