Cincinnati Neighborhoods: Roselawn
Roselawn was annexed in 1905, and is located to the north and slightly east of Downtown. The neighborhood is very convenient to major highways. Many of its houses are very affordable and in Tudor style, dating to the 1930s and 1940s. The community has a very active council, a community garden, and is home to the new P&G Cincinnati MLB Urban Youth Academy. The Urban Youth Academy, operated by the Reds Community Fund, is a state-of-the-art baseball facility that offers free, year-round baseball and softball instruction plus educational opportunities for boys and girls ages 5-18. The facility is the result of a partnership with the City of Cincinnati Recreation Commission.
Neighborhood development is led by the Roselawn Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation (ROCURC). The mission of ROCURC is to represent the interests of the neighborhood in promoting redevelopment of the Neighborhood Business District while maintaining established design standards, preserving the aesthetic qualities of the proximate tree-lined residential areas, creating a healthy, pedestrian-friendly neighborhood that serves residents and welcomes guests.