Madisonville Bramble Park Mural Process Video

The Cincinnati Recreation Commission worked with the Cincinnati Reds to create neighborhood activities during the 2015 All Star Game weekend. I’ve been working with the Madisonville Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation on public art projects — we thought this would be a great opportunity to create a neighbor-made mural showing off our neighborhood pride!

From WCPO: Madisonville hotel project gets big financial boost

From WCPO: Construction on a new multi-use development in Madisonville – which includes a hotel atop a parking garage on the Medpace campus – is expected to start this spring/summer, and the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority has approved roughly $77.5 million in bonds to help get the project off the ground. Read the full story about this Madisonville redevelopment project at WCPO.

Urban Awakenings – Madisonville

The city of Cincinnati has acquired vacant properties in Madisonville’s business district and issued a development RFQ which is due in early June. Join us for an inside look at this opportunity and discover how form-based code aims to be a catalyst for revitalization in Madisonville.

Madisonville Opportunity Tour: A Neighborhood-Wide Open House of Commercial Property

The revitalization of Madisonville is underway. With more than a dozen commercial properties available for purchase or for rent, you can hop on the bandwagon. Located in one of the most desirable spots in town, now is the time to find your place in Madisonville. The Madisonville Opportunity Tour lets you take a self-guided expedition through the neighborhood’s business possibilities and talk to owners and agents with available spaces. Download the full 2015 Tour Flyer. Download the full tour map.

Article: Diner celebrates fallen Officer Sonny Kim with menu item

From Local12.com: He left a lasting impression; that’s been evident since Cincinnati police Officer Sonny Kim was gunned down in the line of duty earlier in 2015. Since then the community has rallied behind his family in a big way. Madison Diner at Madison Bowl was busy with customers Wednesday night, Oct. 7. Recently a new item had been added to the menu called “Sonny’s Breakfast.” Larry Misleh owns the diner and was friends with the Cincinnati police officer who was shot and killed in June. Read the full article here.

Article: Shooting death of Officer Sonny Kim inspired local woman to help Madisonville youth

From wcpo.com: “Ever since Nicole Chambers-Cunningham was a little girl, she wanted to grow up to help people. She didn’t become a lawyer like she wanted to back then. She helped in other ways, though, raising her four daughters as best she could and advising their friends when the teen years got tough. But when Cincinnati Police Officer Sonny Kim was gunned down in Madisonville on June 19, Chambers-Cunningham decided she had to do something bigger. She knew Kim as a neighborhood police officer, a man who cared about people and always had a smile on his face.” Read the full article here.