Seeded with a HUD HOPE VI grant, this revitalization replaced over 1000, mostly one bedroom, public housing apartments with a neighborhood of rowhouses and duplexes for families of various incomes and sizes.
The site plan subdivided the formerly disconnected “superblock” layout into a gridded pattern of regular blocks that connect to adjacent revitalization activities, the City’s greater West End, and Downtown Cincinnati.
A sympathetic interpretation of Cincinnati’s vernacular residential architecture gives the new homes a solid character that stands up to the best West End neighborhood traditions. A fully amenitized Community Center, Live/Work Retail on the western Linn Street Corridor, renovated existing units and an aggressive scattered-site infill housing strategy in the larger neighborhood round out this comprehensive neighborhood revitalization program.
21 acre site
585 residential units
$35 million HOPE VI Grant