STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT

  • We welcome Tiffani Tribble who has graciously agreed to serve as our new Co-chair. Thank you Tiffani!
  • 2-acre city owned vacant Lot redevelopment at Reading and Paddock: a joint meeting with NANA Development Committee and our North Avondale Business Association (NABA) was held with City of Cincinnati representatives, Bill Fischer and Kathleen Cooley.  Drafting a Request for Qualifications is underway.  Many thanks to all of you who participated, and to Council Member Smitherman for sponsoring the $750,000 gap funding for development of the site.
  • North Avondale Master Plan Update: work will begin soon; come be a part of planning and directing our future. We’ll be working with City Of Cincinnati Planning department – funded with $30,000, 2015-2016 Community Priority Request (CPR).
  • Traffic Study and Street Calming – work with City’s DOTE – funded with $10,000 2015-2016 CPR.
  • Gateway Sign at Dana – Design work underway; funded with $30,000 2015 NBDIP Grant.
  • Holiday/ winter banners along Reading Road and Clinton Springs will be spruced up and re-installed; funded by NANA and NABA, City of Cincinnati Neighborhood Support Funds. Many thanks to Vanessa Sorensen and Amy Harten for design work.
  • Great news: Cincinnati Preservation Association (CPA) provided historical significance of the derelict property at 3864 Reading. It was designed by renowned architect Samuel Hannaford. NANA is working with the Landbank and developers to bring it back to its glory! Many thanks to Margo Warminski, Preservation Director, CPA, and her team for the research and encouragement to save this gem for enjoyment of future generations!

All of the above projects will benefit from participation from NANA members to maximize community success. Please consider volunteering by contacting maurawolf100@gmail.com.

You can make a difference!

Tiffani Tribble and Maura Wolf, Co-Chairs 

 

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