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Madison & Whetsel

After years of neighborhood planing, the corner of Madison & Whetsel will be transformed into a new home for local businesses, restaurants, and residents.

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MCURC Helps 17 Neighborhood Businesses Through NBDSG Program

Through the City of Cincinnati Neighborhood Business District Support Grant (NBDSG) Program and a partnership with Homebase Cincinnati, the Madisonville Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation (MCURC) was able to assist 17 neighborhood businesses this past summer. Applications were open to all Madisonville-based small businesses. Businesses were given the option of applying for one of two types of grants: a façade improvement grant (up to $10,000) or an outdoor dining area improvement grant (up to $5,000). A total of $100,000 in grant funds was awarded to projects in Madisonville. Recipients of a façade improvement grant included: Beyond Exercise (5812 Madison Rd.): Exterior illuminated signCincinnati Wood Collaborative (5918 Madison Rd.): Exterior blade signMilton’s Donuts (5810 Madison Rd.): Exterior illuminated signRon D’s BBQ (6105 Madison Rd.): Window replacement, door replacement, body work, vinyl wrap/signageDial One Security (6114 Madison Rd.): Storefront doorsLia’s Landscaping (6616 Madison Rd.): Facade repair, canopy repair and lighting, LED lighting, exterior light fixturesMad Cheese (5903 Bramble Rd.): Exterior signFrench Rendez-vous (6124 Madison Rd.): Storm door, pressure washing, exterior painting, light fixtures, mailboxStylish LeNese (4905 Whetsel Ave.): Exterior blade sign, vinyl graphics, refinish storefront door, window treatmentPraise Temple Community Church (5008 Whetsel Ave.): WindowsBramble Supermarket (5915 Bramble Ave.): Storefront windows and frames Recipients of an outdoor dining area improvement grant included: Mom ‘n ‘em Coffee & Wine (4310 Whetsel Ave.): Outdoor furniture, planters, plantings, outdoor hose and hose reelWhetsel Whip (4825 Whetsel Ave.): Picnic tables, umbrellas, trash/recycling receptacle, planter boxes, plantingsBee’s Barbecue (5910 Chandler St.): Picnic tables, umbrellas, bases, sign repairMazunte Catering & Mercado (6126 Madison Rd.): Outdoor tables, chairs, umbrellas, planters, plantingsMazunte Taqueria (5207 Madison Rd.): Outdoor tables, chairs, canopy, planters, plantingsRed Sesame (4804 Whetsel Ave.): Picnic tables, umbrellas, bases, landscaping, bistro sets

New Affordable Homes Nearing Completion

MCURC is excited to share that several new, affordable homes for sale are nearing completion. Over the years, MCURC has built or rehabbed a total of 17 homes in the neighborhood. In this latest round, MCURC partnered with The Port – Cincinnati City of Cincinnati Department of Community & Economic Development and Titan Real Estate to bring seven two-story and two one-story homes to vacant lots throughout Madisonville. The 1,500sf, 3-bedroom, 2.5 bath homes are available for $210,000. Please see MCURC’s website for more information about income restrictions and other eligibility requirements. Thank you to all of MCURC’s partners for continuing to help bring affordable homeownership to Madisonville. See more at LISC Greater Cincinnati and HomeBase Cincinnati.

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