Fort Washington Way http://wvxu.org en Streetcar project has new leader http://wvxu.org/post/streetcar-project-has-new-leader <p></p><p>The man behind Cincinnati's popular Banks development along the riverfront is officially moving on to something a little more challenging.</p><p>John Deatrick is taking over the Cincinnati Streetcar as the project executive. Challenging because the project and its funding remain hot-button issues.</p><p>Deatrick says he believes Cincinnati needs to repopulate its urban core, not only with people but also goods and services.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 08:20:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 15454 at http://wvxu.org Streetcar project has new leader Fort Washington Way meeting Tuesday night http://wvxu.org/post/fort-washington-way-meeting-tuesday-night <p>Cincinnati is holding a national competition to get design ideas for building decks over Fort Washington Way to connect the Central Business District to the Banks.</p><p>Possibilities range from adding green space to business, retail or entertainment space.</p><p>The competition is called "Connect the Blocks." The city wants design, architectural and engineering experts to create concepts and cost estimates.</p><p>The city wants to hear from the public as well. There's an open meeting tonight at six o'clock at the Main library branch downtown (800 Vine Street - Main Branch Tower Room).</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 14:05:54 +0000 Tana Weingartner 4825 at http://wvxu.org Fort Washington Way meeting Tuesday night City launches design competition to "Connect the Blocks" http://wvxu.org/post/city-launches-design-competition-connect-blocks <p>The City of Cincinnati is holding a national competition to get design ideas for the decks over Fort Washington Way that will connect the Central Business District to the Banks.&nbsp;</p><p>The competition is called "Connect the Blocks."&nbsp; The city will conduct a call for entries from design, architectural and engineering experts to create concepts and cost estimates.&nbsp; The space could be used as a park, commercial development or entertainment district, but isn't limited to those uses.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:58:41 +0000 Mark Heyne 4044 at http://wvxu.org City launches design competition to "Connect the Blocks"