Our 2020 spring tour has been postponed. We hope to reschedule it for May or June.

As concerns about COVID-19 grow and in the interest of public health and safety, we are taking necessary precautions about upcoming scheduled events.

Beyond the Curb event scheduled for Sunday, April 19th has been canceled. We hope to reschedule it for a future date.  We appreciate your continued support of events in Newport and of our tours.

For updates on the Newport tour and other future tours, sign up here.

Follow along as we add properties to the tour and include them on the Newport 2020 Tour Page.


Beyond the Curb Urban Living Tours are home tours, but in the cool, eclectic neighborhoods of Northern Kentucky. No cookie cutter houses here! Historic homes, funky lofts, modern apartments, luxury condos–we showcase it all. We even include some in-progress rehabs so you can see how gorgeous exteriors can be saved and remade inside to fit your modern lifestyle.

Our tours offer something for everyone, from young professionals and families to empty nesters, as well as those interested in historic preservation, interior design, and most importantly:  URBAN LIVING!

While you are touring the properties, you will also experience the benefits of the urban lifestyle. You will discover convenient amenities, local businesses and the strong sense of community that exists in Northern Kentucky’s river cities. You’ll also see the pride and dedication local residents have toward their communities – as neighbors turn out to volunteer in all of our featured properties!

Our goal is to encourage urban living in NKY.


“The tour was well organized, as always! We love walking the routes, meeting new people and seeing new places!” -satisfied tour attendee


The Catalytic Development Funding Corp. of Northern Kentucky (The Catalytic Fund) serves as a catalyst to accelerate Northern Kentucky’s urban renaissance through targeted investments in real estate development in Ludlow, Covington, Newport, Bellevue and Dayton.

We are a private sector, nonprofit organization that connects place, product and people with capital to execute high-impact revitalization projects. Our three-pronged approach includes Financial Investment via our $14.5MM investment fund, Development Services and Community Vibrancy Initiatives.

The Catalytic Fund was formed to contribute to regional economic development efforts, recognizing that a vibrant urban core is essential to attract new job-creating businesses and support existing businesses’ efforts to attract and retain talent.

Visit The Catalytic Fund websiteLike The Catalytic Fund on Facebook!

– Please contact Jill Morenz at jmorenz@TheCatalyticFund.org or (859) 757-0519 with inquiries. 

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