Take some of Cincinnati’s wealthiest people who, in a matter of months, spend a couple hundred million and build a major league stadium in one of the city’s poorest communities, and you have a recipe for a neighborhood ripe for change.
That’s the West End today, a historically Black community that has suffered from disinvestment for decades, but has remained a hub for homes and businesses.
There’s little doubt the West End will change — it already has. How that change will happen is the big question.
Article by DAVID HOLTHAUS
Images by Joe Simon