Rethinking Downtown Portsmouth

City of Portsmouth Receives $25,000 for Wayfinding

In the spring of 2022, the Scioto Foundation Board of Governors awarded the City of Portsmouth a grant for $25,000 from the Margaret Anne Strehle Fund, the Ed & Helen Fannin Fund and the Calvin & Martha Johnson Fund to underwrite expenses associated with the manufacturing of signs and banners to be placed along Chillicothe,

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Project Update – Rethinking Downtown Portsmouth Grant Initiative

Project Update. Images below of workers resetting bricks around the Market Street Median Pavilion to align with the historical appropriateness of the Boneyfiddle District and complement the city’s downtown charm. In 2021, the City of Portsmouth was selected to receive the Rethinking Downtown Portsmouth Grant Initiative for its “Market Street Median Pavilion”. The Scioto Foundation

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Rethinking Downtown Portsmouth Grant update – Market Street Pavilion.

In 2021, the Scioto Foundation Board of Governors selected the City of Portsmouth to receive $50,000 to support the creation of an outdoor public space known as the Market Street Median Pavilion. A priority project in the Portsmouth City Master Plan, the Market Street Pavilion has been erected on the Market Street median and will

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Operation Riverfront Shapeup

In 2020, The Scioto Foundation Board of Governors awarded $60,000 dollars to Main Street Portsmouth for it’s, “Operation Riverfront Shapeup”. This project is a recipient of Scioto Foundation’s Rethinking Downtown Portsmouth Grant Initiative. With the help of this grant, York Park now has eight stations where residents can enjoy various types of outdoor exercise with

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