Courtyards of Over-the-Rhine

When a gap appears between two buildings in OTR, a number of things could happen to it. It could become a barren parcel, a parking lot, a garden or it could be replaced with a new building. Plenty of such “opportunity lots” already exist in OTR and many have been put to good use, be it as sites for reflection or reverie.

This gem comes by way of the Over-the-Rhine Foundation:

“A quiet respite from urban life, Old St. Mary’s garden -pictured here from its entrance off Main St. – is a beautiful example of what can be created in the “missing teeth” in the OTR landscape. Let’s think outside the box, or rather the empty boxes, of barren urban lots and create a spaces for nature to express.”

Old St. Mary's Garden off Main Street, via OTR Foundation

The courtyard of The Famous Neon's Unplugged, via Margy Waller

Iris Book Cafe's courtyard

Nighttime at MOTR's courtyard

Urban Eden's courtyard (Main Street, OTR)

Urban Eden's courtyard (Main Street, OTR),via flickr user bousinka

Park + Vine's new patio on Main Street

For more courtyards in OTR, check out this gallery on Flickr.

About these ads
Comments
One Response to “Courtyards of Over-the-Rhine”
  1. Marshal says:

    Beautiful!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 145 other followers

%d bloggers like this: