Update on Over-the-Rhine Revitalization

Back in the fall my previous employer sent me to Cincinnati for a few days, and I got an education.  Not only are old townhouses being preserved and new ones built, but such efforts are part of a larger economic development agenda with broad stakeholder support -- neighborhood revitalization the way it was meant to be.  This past weekend the newspaper of record, the New York Times, took note of Over-the-Rhine's success with a slideshow of new shops and restaurants (click to see the NYT photos, which are copy protected; the photo above is mine).