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« Reply #3360 on: July 09, 2018, 05:49:32 PM »
Kroger is rebranding itself into a "tech" company.  Kroger 2.0. 

Then they can rename the area around their HQ, KroBro.
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« Reply #3361 on: July 09, 2018, 06:16:25 PM »
Then they can rename the area around their HQ, KroBro.

Rename the company KROGR.

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« Reply #3362 on: July 09, 2018, 07:45:08 PM »
Kroger is rebranding itself into a "tech" company.  Kroger 2.0. 

Then they can rename the area around their HQ, KroBro.

No, call it KroHo

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« Reply #3363 on: July 09, 2018, 07:53:01 PM »
North of Court is NoKro and south of Court is SoKro. 

A frilly wallpaper border around NoKro and SoKro signage would be RoKroco. 

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« Reply #3364 on: July 09, 2018, 09:04:51 PM »
Krobro lives in SoKro, works at KROGR.
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« Reply #3365 on: July 09, 2018, 09:06:30 PM »
You are all banned for 2 weeks.

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« Reply #3366 on: July 09, 2018, 09:58:04 PM »
You are all banned for 2 weeks.

No Bro! let it Flo!

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« Reply #3368 on: July 11, 2018, 04:53:51 PM »
Developers revising $90 million Kenwood project

Capital Investment Group, which is planning a $90 million mixed-use development across the street from Kenwood Towne Centre, will be making some revisions to its plan.

Sycamore Township Zoning Commission voted against recommending the approval of the Gallery of Kenwood, a mixed-use project that would include apartments, a hotel, commercial space and two parking garages. The zoning commission’s vote is a recommendation to Sycamore Township’s board of trustees, which will have final say.

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« Reply #3369 on: July 11, 2018, 05:00:56 PM »
Not totally unexpected given the way Ohio's wealthier suburbs have been trying to densify themselves recently. Much better than Oakley Station or even some of that newer Rookwood stuff.
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« Reply #3370 on: July 11, 2018, 07:39:14 PM »
Yea I've been thinking for a year or two that kenwood might densify more and more over the next decade or so now that most all of the free space is filled in and that tower is finished.

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« Reply #3371 on: July 11, 2018, 11:00:18 PM »
All it needs is a BRT route that runs frequently, including nights and weekends, connecting it to the urban core.

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« Reply #3372 on: July 12, 2018, 04:29:05 PM »
Two more historic Fourth Street buildings up for sale

Two downtown Cincinnati buildings along West Fourth Street are being marketed for sale.

The Herschede Building, located at 4 W. Fourth St., and the German National Bank Building at 401 Vine St., are both being marketed for sale. The Herschede Building is listed for nearly $1.1 million, while the German National Bank building is listed for $1.75 million.

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« Reply #3373 on: July 16, 2018, 12:16:30 PM »
The new Eastgate Medical Center. I'm pretty disappointed in the whole thing.

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« Reply #3374 on: July 18, 2018, 04:36:20 PM »
Glad to see that Duke Energy is preemptively upgrading/replacing aging parts of Cincinnati's power grid:

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That's because Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) is in the midst of a long-term initiative to upgrade more than one-fourth of the 420 underground transformers that power the Queen City. The Charlotte, N.C.-based electric power holding giant spent $4.4 million to replace 40 underground transformers last year and plans to invest another $12 million through 2019.

If you work downtown, you likely have already noticed Duke crews performing maintenance work this year and the subsequent traffic backups. So far, the company has replaced eight transformers in 2018. Ten more are in progress with another 23 are scheduled for replacement by year's end. [...]

"These are transformers that still work, but they’re about 40 to 50 years old," Freedman told me. "They’re reaching the end of their useful lives, and we’re just replacing them proactively to prevent any outages or any dangerous situations."

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« Reply #3375 on: July 18, 2018, 04:54:24 PM »
Now if they'd just work on burying some of overhead instead of doing nothing.  It wouldn't even have to be much, like 1% per year in municipal boundaries.  Something.  Anything! 

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« Reply #3376 on: August 25, 2018, 05:19:59 PM »
Anderson Township selects developer for park and ride site



Anderson Township has selected a developer for a more than 5.5-acre site near Anderson Towne Center.

The township selected the proposal submitted by Hills Properties and KZF Design for the redevelopment of Anderson Center Station Park and Ride, located at 7832 Five Mile Road. The proposed development would include 200 luxury apartments and the integration of the current Park and Ride facility into a parking garage with covered parking and an indoor waiting area for Metro users. The total investment for the project is expected to be $40 million.

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https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/08/24/anderson-township-selects-developer-for-park-and.html
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« Reply #3377 on: August 25, 2018, 10:40:27 PM »
So What is happening at 9th and Elm? Apperantly there will be a hearing for feedback on a new inill development project for the lot adjacent to the historic structure.

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« Reply #3378 on: August 25, 2018, 11:27:50 PM »
^^ I saw that same facebook post if that is what you are refering too and even though they say 'lot' it would have to be the open lot as well as the lots the buildings sit on to fit a structure of that size. Based on the render it shows it facing both elm & 9th too so it looks as if they are thinking of a demo and rebuild. Guess we will find out more soon.


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« Reply #3379 on: August 26, 2018, 09:49:03 PM »
The old radio/TV studio at the corner was just renovated by Kroger for use as a test kitchen and meeting space. I can't imagine they would be proposing to tear it down already but some infill on the rest of the block would be great.

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« Reply #3380 on: August 27, 2018, 12:20:04 AM »
My thought it is the other side. the weird now boarded up gallery and the former location of Poppies back 10yrs or so ago.
https://www.facebook.com/Project9thandElm/

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« Reply #3381 on: August 27, 2018, 10:33:43 AM »
If they are proposing to tear town this structure, I'm 100% opposed to this project. There are too many parking lots nearby that they could buy if they wanted to build new construction. There is no justification for tearing down the little bit of remaining historic fabric that exists in that part of the CBD.

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« Reply #3382 on: August 27, 2018, 10:46:25 AM »
Yes, it is that one. Former Home of Izzy Kadetz back in the day.
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« Reply #3383 on: August 27, 2018, 10:48:52 AM »
If they are proposing to tear town this structure, I'm 100% opposed to this project. There are too many parking lots nearby that they could buy if they wanted to build new construction. There is no justification for tearing down the little bit of remaining historic fabric that exists in that part of the CBD.
I definitely think they ARE planning to demolish that building. The 819 Elm parcel is owned by "TWANG LLC", with mailing address at 630 Shepherd Drive which is home to the Recycling Group. It'd be a sick bit of irony if a "recycling" company tears down those buildings. The proposed building looks like it would add quite a bit of density... but I agree with @taestell that there's no reason to tear down these buildings when there are so many surface parking lots all around this.

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« Reply #3384 on: August 27, 2018, 12:03:00 PM »
My thought it is the other side. the weird now boarded up gallery and the former location of Poppies back 10yrs or so ago.
https://www.facebook.com/Project9thandElm/


From the facebook page "You're Invited! Join us for an adult-only information & feedback session on plans for new construction of the lot on 9th and Elm St. This informal meeting will take place in the existing structure at 819 Elm St. The goal is to inform the community of plans for construction and also gather feedback from attendees"

Is there a big problem with people bringing their kids to information and feedback sessions I'm not aware of?

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« Reply #3385 on: August 27, 2018, 12:08:25 PM »
My thought it is the other side. the weird now boarded up gallery and the former location of Poppies back 10yrs or so ago.
https://www.facebook.com/Project9thandElm/


From the facebook page "You're Invited! Join us for an adult-only information & feedback session on plans for new construction of the lot on 9th and Elm St. This informal meeting will take place in the existing structure at 819 Elm St. The goal is to inform the community of plans for construction and also gather feedback from attendees"

Is there a big problem with people bringing their kids to information and feedback sessions I'm not aware of?

Somewhere in there it said the 'no kids' thing was because the building was rough on the inside and they didnt want anyone hurt.

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« Reply #3386 on: August 27, 2018, 12:08:42 PM »
^Because it's an unfinished shell, they don't want kids at the info session:
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« Reply #3387 on: August 27, 2018, 01:50:24 PM »
That makes more sense.

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« Reply #3388 on: August 27, 2018, 03:15:52 PM »
I remember when that building held Izzy's restaurant before they moved down the street, I didn't know it was the owner's home as well.
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« Reply #3389 on: August 27, 2018, 03:21:30 PM »
I remember in when that building held Izzy's restaurant before they moved down the street, I didn't know it was the owner's home as well.

I was meaning home of the restaurant if you are saying that from my comment, though unlike as far back as I remember at least in 68 someone lived upstairs.