The Port

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Even though COVID-19 has brought Downtown parking revenue to a stand still, the development agency The Port says it is well positioned financially to continue operating in the black.

The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority Board voted Wednesday to issue up to $59 million in revenue bonds to acquire and demolish the former Millennium Hotel in Downtown Cincinnati.

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Hamilton County Commissioners voted two-one Thursday to use $1.3 million of residual money from the county's transit occupancy tax, or hotel/motel tax, as an earnest money deposit to keep a purchase contract alive for the Millennium Hotel in Downtown Cincinnati from its Singapore-based ownership group.

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The crime rate is dropping in Evanston as agencies like The Port rehab and sell previously vacant houses in that neighborhood and others.

roselawn senior apartments
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In 2014, neighbors in Bond Hill and Roselawn began meeting regularly to discuss changing the course of their communities. What came out of those meetings is now taking shape in groundbreakings, demolitions and the first phases of development on a major revitalization project.