Demolition clears way for new Bond Hill development

BOND HILL, OH (FOX19) - A demolition cleared the way Thursday for a new development in Bond Hill.

The old Swifton Commons sign and a blighted restaurant were torn down Thursday morning to make way for a 25 acre development at the corner of Reading Road and Seymour Avenue, the site of the Jordan Crossing Shopping Center.

The new development will feature a mixed-use office, retail and residential hub and a hotel.

The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority purchased the site in February after working with Allen Temple Real Estate and church leaders for more than a year.

About $6.2 million in funding is being provided by the City of Cincinnati's Focus 52 program.

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