Cities’ hearts beating strong in Ohio...

Cities’ hearts beating strong in Ohio’s three C’s

Posted in the Columbus Forum

Enzyte Bob

Blacklick, OH

#1 Feb 4, 2013
Cities’ hearts beating strong in Ohio’s three C’s
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2013 07:50 AM

Euclid Avenue was the spark in Cleveland, as a bus rapid-transit system ignited development along the important Downtown artery. The rebirth of downtown Cincinnati started with Fountain Square and in Over-the-Rhine. In Columbus, the Arena District rose on the blighted site of a long-closed prison. Now, after many years and a combined investment of about $10 billion, Ohio’s three largest cities are enjoying downtown booms that have added residents, jobs, economic impact and vibrancy.

...

Now, after many years and a combined investment of about $10 billion, Ohio’s three largest cities are enjoying downtown booms that have added residents, jobs, economic impact and vibrancy.

“It’s an overnight sensation 30 years in the making,” said Edward Hill, dean of Cleveland State University’s Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs.

“We’ve noticed it and are thrilled,” said Pat Barker, interim director of TourismOhio.“And, what’s even more amazing is so much of it, the construction projects and plans, was done during the recession.”

Even in the midst of the recession, Ohio’s three C’s indeed moved forward with major projects, many of them initiated with public money.

“The reason Columbus has fared so well is our public and private leaders work so well together,” said Guy Worley, chief executive of Columbus Downtown Development Corp. and Capitol South, which operates Columbus Commons park.

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/busin...
Enzyte Bob

Blacklick, OH

#2 Feb 4, 2013
Cue: Columbus haters.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Columbus Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Sean Hannity 3 min lol 118
Golf Club Calls Pigs On Black Women Members 41 min 404 not found 13
Anniversary: Almost 4 yrs. in the afterlife 1 hr GlitterSucks_ 5
Black Hero Stops the White Madman 2 hr 404 not found 15
MORE Hollywood TRASH ! 3 hr Larry King 1
Hi im Holly Hylton Your Local Racist Starbucks ... 5 hr Hiding Holly Wher... 96
The Comey Interview 8 hr d pants 180

Columbus Jobs

Personal Finance

Columbus Mortgages