Two years ago:
- The owner of the eight-story Dennison Hotel was looking to sell.
- The City of Cincinnati accepted property donations to add to the recreation areas in College Hill and West Price Hill.
- The Great American Cleanup was held in Northside, resulting in the painting of a dozen building façades, parking meters, poles and bike racks.
- Bumper stickers supporting the Cincinnati streetcar made their debut.
- A burned-out building on Over-the-Rhine's Green Street was razed.
- I visited Queens Tower, where I got some shots of East Price Hill and Lower Price Hill.*
One year ago:
- A hybrid of four Brent Spence Bridge alignment alternatives was presented in a public hearing before Cincinnati City Council's Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee.
- Cincinnati City Council was considering amending its Neighborhood Stabilization Program action plan to better use its $8.4 million allocation.
- Construction photos of the Montgomery Row Townhomes, Sands Montessori School, and 1720-1722 Pleasant Street were added to Building Cincinnati.
- A $1.5 million account was created to allow College Hill to land bank properties between 5943 and 6033 Hamilton Avenue for future redevelopment.
- Burke, Inc. received a Community Reinvestment Area LEED tax exemption for its $6 million renovation of the building at 500 W Seventh Street, Downtown.
- Preliminary drawings for Beechmont Avenue traffic calming measures were on display for the Mount Washington community.
- Give Back Cincinnati was seeking volunteers for prep work for its Paint the Town event in Price Hill.
- An Evanston two-family was razed to make way for expansion of the Evanston Playground and a new building for the Cincinnati chapter of the American Red Cross.