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Youth Walk of Fame & Hattie Moseley Tribute

Youth Walk of Fame & Hattie Moseley Tribute

A Youth Walk of Fame honoring the excellence of seven south Springfield youth, and a bronze plaque recognizing legendary Springfield civil rights advocate Hattie Moseley, will be unveiled on Oct. 9, 2021, at 1159 South’s Innisfallen Inspiration Garden.  We are pleased to showcase how at this new community space, developed on a formerly neglected, abandoned lot, south Springfield is recognizing …
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2020 AARP Community Challenge Grant

2020 AARP Community Challenge Grant

Springfield, Ohio, Aug. 20, 2020 – Less than two weeks after its anniversary groundbreaking for the Yellow Springs Street Rising! program to improve southwest Springfield’s main corridor, 1159 South Community Development Corporation is thrilled to announce we have been selected to receive an AARP Community Challenge grant to activate three vacant lots on the main corridor into a new community …
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1159 South Anniversary Groundbreaking

1159 South Anniversary Groundbreaking

Approaching its one-year anniversary, 1159 South Community Development Corporation is breaking ground on two new community spaces on the historic South Yellow Springs Street corridor.  On August 7 and 8, the non-profit will begin to transform four vacant lots at two key intersections on the corridor into unique places for community engagement, information and fun. The South Yellow Springs St. …
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