Ohio City Incorporated
Ohio City Incorporated (OCI) is the community development corporation responsible for preserving, promoting and developing the Ohio City neighborhood. OCI serves the community by providing assistance to both neighborhood residents as well as businesses and institutions through the vehicles of advocacy and outreach, community building, marketing, special events, neighborhood planning and housing assistance. Furthermore, OCI is engaged in tenant attraction and retention. The work of OCI is aimed at making Ohio City a vibrant and livable community.
We lead the development of Ohio City by serving a diverse community of committed people, driving new investments in and preserving the history of a unique place, and promoting an authentic urban neighborhood.
Ohio City is Cleveland's most complete neighborhood, a destination for celebrating the urban experience and an ideal setting to make a home, raise a family, start a business, serve others and live a full life.
Ohio City Incorporated focuses its efforts on People, Place, Promotion, & Policy.
By serving our People, Ohio City Incorporated improves the quality of life in Ohio City by making everyone feel safe, welcome and connected by providing access to meaningful opportunities for enrichment.
By cultivating Place, Ohio City Incorporated improves the places and spaces within Ohio City, by planning for, attracting, and guiding appropriate physical development.
By leading Promotion, Ohio City Incorporated tells the neighborhood's story in a way that makes stakeholders proud and creates a desire to be part of the community.
By strengthening Policy, Ohio City Incorporated improves organizational efficiency and more effectiveness by strengthening governance, streamlining and supporting operations, and engaging in meaningful collaborations.
Download a full version of the organization’s 2014-2016 Strategic Plan.
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