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Landbank Lots Available

MCURC, along with the Hamilton County Land Reutilization Corporation, is offering up to three vacant lots for the development of new, owner-occupied homes for sale. Builders should apply to MCURC by November 30, 2016.

Click here for the RFP.

Madisonville redevelopment plans included in Cincinnati budget

From Channel 12:

Cincinnati will pump $4 million into Madisonville as part of the new city budget. On Thursday night, there’s a community meeting about the project. 16-year-old Imani has just started her first job as a barista at the new “Cookoo’s Coffee Shoppe.”

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Madisonville Bramble Park Mural Process Video

The Cincinnati Recreation Commission worked with the Cincinnati Reds to create neighborhood activities during the 2015 All Star Game weekend. I’ve been working with the Madisonville Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation on public art projects — we thought this would be a great opportunity to create a neighbor-made mural showing off our neighborhood pride!

From WCPO: Madisonville hotel project gets big financial boost

From WCPO:
Construction on a new multi-use development in Madisonville – which includes a hotel atop a parking garage on the Medpace campus – is expected to start this spring/summer, and the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority has approved roughly $77.5 million in bonds to help get the project off the ground.
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Urban Awakenings – Madisonville

The city of Cincinnati has acquired vacant properties in Madisonville’s business district and issued a development RFQ which is due in early June. Join us for an inside look at this opportunity and discover how form-based code aims to be a catalyst for revitalization in Madisonville.

Cincinnati Enquirer Story: Event celebrates Madisonville history, diversity

“I ♥ Madisonville,” a spontaneous celebration of diverse new beginnings and proud black history, is planned for Saturday, Feb. 6. It will be an all-day open house in the eastern community’s “heart” around Madison Road at Whetsel Avenue, with great local food, stories, music and free or inexpensive fun for everyone.

Read the full Enquirer story.

 

Madisonville Opportunity Tour: A Neighborhood-Wide Open House of Commercial Property

The revitalization of Madisonville is underway. With more than a dozen commercial properties available for purchase or for rent, you can hop on the bandwagon. Located in one of the most desirable spots in town, now is the time to find your place in Madisonville.

The Madisonville Opportunity Tour lets you take a self-guided expedition through […]

Article: Diner celebrates fallen Officer Sonny Kim with menu item

From Local12.com:

He left a lasting impression; that’s been evident since Cincinnati police Officer Sonny Kim was gunned down in the line of duty earlier in 2015. Since then the community has rallied behind his family in a big way. Madison Diner at Madison Bowl was busy with customers Wednesday night, Oct. 7. Recently a new […]

Article: Shooting death of Officer Sonny Kim inspired local woman to help Madisonville youth

From wcpo.com:

“Ever since Nicole Chambers-Cunningham was a little girl, she wanted to grow up to help people.

She didn’t become a lawyer like she wanted to back then. She helped in other ways, though, raising her four daughters as best she could and advising their friends when the teen years got tough.

But when Cincinnati Police Officer Sonny […]