Advocating for the preservation of
historic buildings and neighborhoods
of Butler County since 1983

Saving the places that matter.

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 Hamilton CH&D Railroad
Depot Endangered 

Update - May 2021

The historic Cincinnati, Hamilton, & Dayton (CH&D) Railroad Depot on Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Blvd in Hamilton is at risk for demolition. The current owner, CSX Transportation, has notified the City of Hamilton that the depot will be demolished if the city does not relocate the building by March 2021.

The city is considering a plan to relocate the depot on city-owned property near MLK Jr. Blvd & Ludlow Streets. This would allow the building to be saved, stabilized, and positioned for redevelopment.

CHAPS is supportive of the these efforts to save this important piece of Hamilton and Butler County history. To demonstrate support, we have launched a petition and encourage community members to sign here: 
Petition · Hamilton City Council: Save the Hamilton Depot! · Change.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

1965 Image from the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Historical Society, Courtesy Lane Public Library

 

CH&D Depot 1965  Cropped.jpg

[ LOST ]

 

Landmarks destroyed.

AlumniLibrary.jpg

[ SAVED ]

 

Landmarks preserved.

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[ ENDANGERED ]

 

Landmarks threatened.