Union Terminal http://wvxu.org en Why National Trust says Music Hall and Union Terminal should be preserved http://wvxu.org/post/why-national-trust-says-music-hall-and-union-terminal-should-be-preserved <p>The National Trust for Historic Preservation is expanding on why it took the unprecedented step of naming two buildings from the same city to its annual list of<a href="http://www.preservationnation.org/issues/11-most-endangered/about-america-s-11-most-endangered-historic-places.html#.U6mZTbGehu5" target="_blank"> Top 11 Most Endangered Historic Places</a>.</p><p>Vice President John Hildreth says the decision to name Music Hall and Union Terminal to the list was a "no-brainer."</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:35:21 +0000 Tana Weingartner 28397 at http://wvxu.org Why National Trust says Music Hall and Union Terminal should be preserved County to consider quarter percent sales tax for Music Hall and Union Terminal repairs http://wvxu.org/post/county-consider-quarter-percent-sales-tax-music-hall-and-union-terminal-repairs <p>*Update: 6/24/2014&nbsp; Though not in writing, WVXU is told the Zoo has called Commission offices to rescind the request reported below.</p><p><strong>*Correction: Note the corrected time for the first public hearing.</strong></p><p></p><p></p><p>Hamilton County Commission chambers overflowed with supporters waving yellow signs Monday as the Cultural Facilities Task Force made its recommendations for fixing up Music Hall and Union Terminal.</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:47:10 +0000 Tana Weingartner 28364 at http://wvxu.org County to consider quarter percent sales tax for Music Hall and Union Terminal repairs Public to have say on how to fund repairs to iconic buildings http://wvxu.org/post/public-have-say-how-fund-repairs-iconic-buildings <p></p><p>Two public hearings have been set to discuss the possibility of a sales tax to fix up Union Terminal and Music Hall. But Hamilton County Commissioners say that doesn't mean a sales or property tax is a certainty.</p><p>A task force is reviewing funding options for repairing the aging landmarks. That group will present its recommendations June 23.</p><p>However, Commissioner Greg Hartmann says Wednesday was the last commission meeting before a state deadline to set public hearings ahead of the November election. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 16:55:32 +0000 Tana Weingartner 27881 at http://wvxu.org Public to have say on how to fund repairs to iconic buildings William Mallory Sr. remembered at Union Terminal memorial http://wvxu.org/post/william-mallory-sr-remembered-union-terminal-memorial <p>What more fitting place than the rotunda of the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal for hundreds of friends to come together Sunday to celebrate the life of the late William L. Mallory Sr., one of the city’s political giants of the 20<sup>th</sup> century?</p><p>It was there, in the 1940s, as a young boy from a poor family in the West End, that he shined the shoes of thousands of people traveling through the bustling train station, listening to their stories of faraway places, as they would flip him a quarter for a tip.</p> Sun, 22 Dec 2013 18:26:27 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 21090 at http://wvxu.org William Mallory Sr. remembered at Union Terminal memorial Museum Center levy approval depends on conditions being met http://wvxu.org/post/museum-center-levy-approval-depends-conditions-being-met <p>Hamilton County's Tax Levy Review Committee (TLRC) is recommending the county commissioners place a five-year levy for the Cincinnati Museum Center in November 2014, but only if the museum center meets certain conditions.</p><p>The conditions laid out to the county commissioners are:</p><p>- that the Cincinnati Museum Center, the city of Cincinnati, and Hamilton County form a task force to "ascertain and approve the necessary plans and cost for renovation" and upkeep of Union Terminal, which houses the museum center;</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 21:40:22 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 19739 at http://wvxu.org Museum Center levy approval depends on conditions being met