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Wrecking ball coming to Kings Island Resort; 316 apartments planned

The old Kings Island Resort and Conference Center is being demolished to make way for new development. (FOX19 NOW) The old Kings Island Resort and Conference Center is being demolished to make way for new development. (FOX19 NOW)
Plans call for 316 apartments. (Provided by Deerfield Township) Plans call for 316 apartments. (Provided by Deerfield Township)
The Towne at Deerfield will emerge near Kings Island on Kings Island Drive near Interstate 71. (Provided by Deerfield Township) The Towne at Deerfield will emerge near Kings Island on Kings Island Drive near Interstate 71. (Provided by Deerfield Township)
DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - In its heyday, the Kings Island Resort and Conference Center hosted The Brady Bunch and Partridge Family.

But the iconic hotel adjacent the amusement park on Kings Island Drive near Interstate 71 closed in November and is being demolished for redevelopment.

Deerfield Township's zoning board recently approved a zone change The Towne at Deerfield, a large apartment complex with 316 units, said Lois McKnight, township assistant administrator.

The board will have to approve a final plan before construction can begin.

Towne Properties and Oxford-based Hotel Development Services LLC owns the site. They did not respond to requests for comment.
 
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