Monthly Archives: May 2016

Community Spotlight: Free Wi-Fi comes to Avondale

Free Wi-Fi is coming to Avondale, and DCED staff had the chance to speak with one of the partners behind this project. Jeff Beam, director of development at the Cincinnati office of The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB), is excited to … Continue reading

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Several Cincinnati neighborhoods to get multimillion-dollar facelifts

Revitalizing Cincinnati’s neighborhoods is a big goal for Mayor John Cranley, who hopes to make the goal a reality in the 2017 budget. The mayor’s plan means that a Burger King restaurant and a check-cashing business at Avondale Town Center … Continue reading

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Redevelopment plans for Avondale Town Center include a grocery store

  Mayor John Cranley announces the next neighborhood to benefit from city-led development. On May 24, he announced plans to redevelop the Avondale Town Center site, which include a much-needed grocery store. The shopping center was built in 1983 but … Continue reading

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Mayor to talk about more investments in neighborhood projects

Mayor John Cranley is in day two of his string of events to announce major budget investments in Cincinnati neighborhoods. Click the photo to watch the video.

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​Avondale Town Center will get this grocery store

Save-A-Lot will open in an overhauled Avondale Town Center at 3529 Reading Road, Mayor John Cranley said Tuesday as he announced another round of proposed funding for Cincinnati neighborhood projects that will be a part of changes he makes to … Continue reading

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HUD Visits Avondale

The HUD Choice Neighborhoods site team recently visited Avondale to learn more about how our work is transforming the neighborhood. Community partners, sub grantees and city officials convened at the Urban League offices to discuss financial self-sufficiency, case management, community … Continue reading

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Children’s agrees to invest $11.5 million in Avondale

On the heels of a decade of investment in Avondale, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center has signed an agreement to invest $11.5 million in the neighborhood over the next five years. About $2 million a year will go to community … Continue reading

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