Downtown continued to see gains in commercial and tourism activity, but residential increases have plateaued as compared to previous years. With hundreds of new residential units under construction, it appears that it may only be a temporary lull.
With the new agreement between Hamilton County and the Bengals, the next phase of The Banks will get started. The hotel, office tower and oft-forgotten townhomes at phase one are another issue.
Hamilton officials have secured the remaining pieces of funding to finally move forward with a transportation project that has been envisioned more more than a century.
Officials at the Anna Louise Inn in downtown Cincinnati are gearing up for a $12.4 million renovation that will create better affordable housing conditions for its women residents after securing the top ranking for a competitive grant overseen by the Ohio Housing Finance Agency.
The exterior shape of the new Moerlein Lager House in now in place, and interior design elements are now being unveiled. One of those elements is a dramatic mural that will greet customers as they enter the 14,000-square-foot brewpub along the Ohio River.