City waiting on big Fountain Place plan


The city covets new development atop Fountain Place in an effort to build density – ideally from new residences near big attractions such as Fountain Square – downtown. Local real estate analysts have said securing new development could help convince Macy’s to keep the store open.

“If they can hang on two years, we can deliver a ton of customers,” said Kathleen Norris, principal of Urban Fast Forward in Over-the-Rhine, referencing development projects happening in and around the central business district.

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