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Rebranding Victorian Square

Victorian Square has historically been a struggling shopping and office center in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. Located across the street from the Lexington Center and Rupp Arena and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the inner-connected buildings have never struck a chord with shoppers or workers and has been either underutilized..

Centrepointe Gains Height

Revised plans for Centrepointe are all set to be inspected by the Courthouse Area Design Review Board, which ensures that new development meet design guidelines for downtown. Centrepointe, a mixed-use development in the center of Lexington, Kentucky, has undergone seven major revisions since first being announced in 2008. The latest, released..

Main & Vine Lofts Resurrected

The long-proposed Main & Vine Lofts at Main and Vine streets in downtown Lexington, Kentucky has been resurrected. Construction is set to begin this summer on a 150- to 162-space parking garage that will be constructed by the Lexington and Fayette County Parking Authority and cost $2.7 million to $2.9 million…

27 Photos of Wealthy Cincinnati

For one of my last weeks living in Cincinnati, Ohio, I wanted to explore the wealthy enclaves of the eastern half of the Queen City. With spring in full swing – and my allergies causing sniffles and congestion, it was a good time to wander about and see just what..

Crosley Building Could Become Apartments

The historic and abandoned Crosley Building in the Camp Washington neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio could be reborn as 238 market-rate apartments. The circa 1929 cream-colored building, long a signature structure for travelers along Interstate 75, has been shuttered for at least 20 years. Most of its giant windows have been..

Downtown Lexington Progress [10 Photos]

It finally happened. Construction has begun at Centrepointe, the long-stalled, often-redesigned mixed-use development in the heart of Lexington, Kentucky. Throughout its six iterations, firings and hirings of a multitude of architects and through much public scorn – and the ultimate demolition of a block of buildings way back in 2008..

Cincinnati Sunrise and Walnut Hills [34 Photos]

Waking up to a Cincinnati, Ohio sunrise is always magical. From the rising run over the Ohio River to the warming skyscrapers of downtown, there is always something new to witness and experience. Come before sunrise and you’ll take in “blue hour,” or when the skies turn into dramatic shades..

Huntington at Sunset [16 photos]

Well over a year ago, I photographed downtown Huntington, West Virginia near sunset. Despite its reputation as one of the unhealthiest cities in the United States and in the rust belt, I have loved coming back and exploring its downtown and neighborhoods. Since the completion of Pullman Square, there has..

Cincinnati in 2012 [69 Photos]

The following photographs are from a walking tour of downtown and Over-the-Rhine Cincinnati, Ohio in June 2012. Much has been completed or changed since then – and “after” imagery is provided. The tour began at St. Xavier Church which was built in 1860 for the Society of Jesus. The parish has been..

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