I-71 INTERCHANGE

The I-71 Interchange at Martin Luther King Drive opened on August 8, 2017. Plans are in place to develop an Innovation Corridor around the I-71 MLK Interchange, including the Uptown Gateway project.

CORRIDOR DURING DAYTIME

The future view of the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Reading Road as envisioned by planners during the daytime.

GRAND BOULEVARD

This rendering shows what the "grand boulevard" version of MLK Drive will look like between Highland and Eden Avenues.

RESIDENTIAL INFILL

Residential infill will be focused near neighborhood business districts.

SHUTTLE ROUTE MAP

A conceptual shuttle route map using three routes throughout Uptown.

1819

1819, formerly the Sears Building, is the University of Cincinnati’s new innovation and research accelerator, which is expected to provide space to startup companies launched from UC-developed technologies.

UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute

The University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute will be a leading treatment, research and teaching center for complex neurological conditions that includes more than 100 faculty members from 15 clinical specialties.

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UPTOWN GATEWAY

Uptown Gateway will be a mixed-use development located by the I-71 Interchange in Uptown’s Innovation Corridor. The Uptown Gateway masterplan includes office, retail, residential and parking space. The development is scheduled for completion in 2020. 

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Hotel at uptown gateway - Design coming soon

Uptown Gateway developers Terrex Development and Construction and Messer Construction Co. are partnering with Brandicorp and Lexington Management Corp. to add a hotel to the development at Reading Road and Martin Luther King Drive. The team has not yet determined what brand the hotel will be. The hotel is part of the first phase of construction along with the underground garage and an office building.