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City recommends 13 projects for neighborhood business district funding

The City of Cincinnati Economic Development Division and Cincinnati Neighborhood Business Districts United (CNBDU) are endorsing 13 proposals for Neighborhood Business District Improvement Program (NBDIP) funding awards in 2013:

 

  • Walnut Hills Park-Kemper Streetscape Design $30,000 
  • West Price Hill Covedale Center Marquee/Community Message Board $79,145 
  • Roselawn Business District Feasibility Study $30,000 
  • Clifton Ludlow Avenue Storefront Improvement Program $77,500 
  • Westwood Parking Lot Renovation $30,000 
  • Northside Hoffner St. Garden $80,000 Northside Dhonau Garden $30,000 
  • Corryville Façade Improvement Program (Continuation) $236,397 
  • Bond Hill Bond Hill Identity Project $30,000 
  • East Price Hill St. Lawrence Corner Public Square $107,500 
  • Pleasant Ridge 6025 Montgomery Acquisition & Redevelopment $150,000 
  • Avondale Reading, Rockdale & Forest Streetscape $400,000 
  • Mt. Adams Streetscape Completion $375,000
"Thriving neighborhood business districts will not only provide a high quality of life for current residents -- they're also key to attracting new residents," said Odis Jones, Economic Development Director. "The NBDIP process reaffirms our commitment to strategically investing in neighborhoods to grow the city. 

 

Awarded annually, funds from the NBDIP can be used for a variety of capital improvements and other uses to promote economic development in officially recognized neighborhood business districts. The projects are implemented in partnerships between City staff and community volunteers.

This funding is in addition to the Administration's recommendation for the Focus 52 program, which will create a pool of $54 million for neighborhood projects throughout the city. 

Cincinnati City Council will make the final decisions when it sets the Consolidated Plan and Capital Investment Program budgets for the 2013 fiscal year.

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