Pendleton http://wvxu.org en Pendleton developer gets city money, but not all it wanted http://wvxu.org/post/pendleton-developer-gets-city-money-not-all-it-wanted <p>A majority of Cincinnati City Council voted today to give a development company over $1.356 million dollars in federal housing dollars for an affordable housing project in Pendleton.</p><p>But that is less than the $1.9 million the city administration had proposed for the plan to rehab 40 units in the neighborhood.</p><p>Some council members wanted to hold back $543,000 for a permanent supportive housing project in Avondale that would not have been available if the Pendleton developer, Wallick-Hendy Development had gotten the entire $1.9 million.</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:17:33 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 28369 at http://wvxu.org Is proposed Pendleton housing project taking funds from Avondale plan? http://wvxu.org/post/proposed-pendleton-housing-project-taking-funds-avondale-plan <p>Cincinnati Council could vote later this month on an amendment for how it spends federal housing dollars.&nbsp; The proposal would shift $1.8 million dollars to an affordable housing project in Pendleton.&nbsp; That plan would rehab 40 units in the neighborhood. &nbsp;<br /><br />But at least two council members want to know why this proposal could be funded, while a plan for permanent supportive housing in Avondale still has not received city dollars.&nbsp; That more than $500,000 request has been pending city review for nearly a year. &nbsp;<br /> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:09:13 +0000 Jay Hanselman 28133 at http://wvxu.org Nearby neighborhood reps praise casino http://wvxu.org/post/nearby-neighborhood-reps-praise-casino <p>The Horseshoe Casino is a big, shiny new attraction near some old Cincinnati neighborhoods.&nbsp; It is right across the street from Pendleton and within walking distance of Over-the-Rhine.&nbsp; So what do those communities think of the casino now that it has been open for a year? &nbsp;<br /><br />“On a scale of one to ten, I would give them a ten,” said Tabatha Anderson, the current president of the Pendleton Neighborhood Council.&nbsp; “If I could give them higher I would.”<br /> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 23940 at http://wvxu.org Nearby neighborhood reps praise casino Cincinnati's Newest Mural: Get Up http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnatis-newest-mural-get <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Irish-born graffiti artist </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://maserart.com/" target="_blank">Maser</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is internationally-known for his murals, and now he has added another large, outdoor work to a building in the Pendleton neighborhood of Cincinnati.</span></p><p>The mural entitled "Get Up" can be found at 522 E, 12th Street, between Pendleton St. and reading Rd.</p><p>http://vimeo.com/63716193</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 16:14:12 +0000 Jim Nolan 10726 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati's Newest Mural: Get Up New Cincinnati casino leads to neighborhood improvements http://wvxu.org/post/new-cincinnati-casino-leads-neighborhood-improvements-1 <p></p><p>Many people have watched as the Broadway Commons was transformed from a parking lot into a $400 million casino complex that is planning to open its doors to the public next Monday.<br><br>What they may not have noticed is that the casino project has transformed the long-neglected neighborhood of Pendleton, just across Reading Road from Horseshoe Casino.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 9533 at http://wvxu.org New Cincinnati casino leads to neighborhood improvements