One of the fun things about blogging about OTR is displaying transformations of historic structures from abandonment and disuse to restoration and rebirth as places to live, work, eat, drink, visit, etc. On the left is 1237 Vine Street as it was photographed in 2004 by 3CDC and how it looked in 2010 when 5chw4r7z … Continue reading
Here’s a recent photo of Westfalen Lofts and Saengerhalle in the 1400 block of Race Street. 3CDC is now headquartered in Saengerhalle and NorthPointe Group has offices there too. Footnotes: 1.Wil Snodgrass photos 2. Soapbox Media: 3CDC moves into new HQ, makes room for restaurant
Via Bockfest: To get to all the great Bockfest venues and events, there will be FREE shuttles running from 7PM-1AM on Friday, 10AM-1AM on Saturday, and 11AM-7PM on Sunday. Bockfest Hall is noted in RED on the map below, participating venues are noted in GREEN, public parking is noted in ORANGE, and the FREE shuttle is noted in … Continue reading
You’re invited to: OTR Turn-of-the-Century Tours, Bach to Bock Brunch at Memorial Hall, Shop Bock!, and a host of other Bockfest-related events Bockfest is one week away! The Over-the-Rhine Brewery District Community Urban Redevelopment Corp. has the primary responsibility for many of Bockfest‘s events. A number of non-profit organizations help make parts of Bockfest happen, including: … Continue reading
St. Paulus Kirche is the oldest Protestant church in the city of Cincinnati. It stands at the corner of Race and 15th streets in Over-the-Rhine. 3CDC has partnered with the city to stabilize and save the historic church. CityKin has some photos of the landmark taken before the remnants of Hurricane Ike further damaged the structure. … Continue reading
Photo by 5chw4r7z: Ice Cream Daydream | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.
Photo by 5chw4r7z: Cincinnati and Civil War
Information from: OTR Foundation’s Bach to Bock Brunch at Memorial Hall during Bockfest! On Sunday March 6, the Over-the-Rhine Foundation presents the “Bach to Bock Brunch” at Memorial Hall, which features German-style fare from Mecklenburg Gardens, classical music by 17 Mile Brass and a special presentation by Kevin Pape, principal of Gray and Pape, the firm … Continue reading
Bockfest Cincinnati – T-Shirt Happy Hour. The Bock Tee’s Happy Hour will take place on Wednesday , February 23, 2011 from 6PM to 9PM, at Milton’s Prospect Hill Tavern. Milton’s is located at 301 Milton Street.
New Over-the-Rhine Paintings by Alan Grizzell « Visualingual.
The Queen City Underground Tour will soon operate out of 1220 Vine St. in the Gateway Quarter. Photo credit: panoramio user BDRUF Lisa Ensminger of Soapbox Cincinnati reports that the popular Queen City Underground and Newport Gangster Tours “will get a permanent home in the Gateway Quarter of Over-the-Rhine, opening a new office and shop this … Continue reading
By late March, A Tavola Pizza should be open for business on Vine Street in the Gateway Quarter! photo from A Tavola Pizza’s facebook page
From the Over-the-Rhine Foundation: Bockfest weekend tours, brunch reveal historic treasures « OTR News.
Take a look inside Saengerhalle and all the changes happening on Race Street near Washington Park and Music Hall. From The Boilover: ]
Cincinnati Streetcar: Let’s Go! « CincyStreetcar Blog.
IH2SW? Week 4: Colorful – The Boilover.
City of Cincinnati Announces Stop Locations for Streetcar Route « CincyStreetcar Blog.
Check out @5chw4r7z’s trip to Skirtz and Johnston at Findlay Market:
Photos from the 3CDC flickr stream and Wikimedia Commons (L-R):
The corner of 12th and Vine in Over The Rhine turned up with a perfect walkability score last week. This must be surprising news for those who listen to local talk radio which has made a lot of money and ratings out of telling listeners that they take their lives in their hands when they … Continue reading
Urban Eden’s courtyard (Main Street, OTR) | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.
It is with some excitement that we announce a new feature of the OTR blog: Before and After Photos (L-R) by flickr user ifmuth and facebook user James J. Click to view larger image:
Excellent post from an OTR resident documenting a recent trip to Findlay Market: After spending the weekend in San Francisco’s cloudless, 72 degree atmosphere, returning to Cincinnati was like getting a cold, hard slap to the face. I was pleasantly surprised to wake up this morning to sunny skies – the temperature was hovering around … Continue reading
According to Walk Score, 1200 Vine Street scores 100 and is a walker’s paradise. Thus is the case for much of OTR. And with views like this, how could you not smile while walking the nabe?
When employing rarely used words, it is common to define them. So, without delving too deeply into freshman level philosophy, telos and techne are terms from philosophy. Telos is “that for the sake of which” according to Aristotle, while techne is “the rational method involved in producing an object or accomplishing a goal or objective” … Continue reading
The first four days of the blog surpassed expectations. The picture above shows over 300 views on the first day, over 400 views on the second day, almost 500 on the third and over 500 on the fourth. These are surprising numbers!
The sign above the door reads “Shoe Repair: Impressions that last”. I like that. Photo from 5chw4r7z who blogs, tweets and shoots great photos. This photo was originally posted in this blog post.
Check out the Available Properties page! One of my main reasons for getting involved with this blog was to provide increased awareness of the properties that are available to rent, lease, or own in Over-the-Rhine. My girlfriend and I are currently hunting for an apartment in which to live in OTR when we move in … Continue reading
During January 2011′s Final Friday, YES gallery at 1417 Main Street hosted a “site specific Art & Music show by Mark Warren Jacques“ Here is a poster for the event followed by photos from the event as posted at yescincinnati.com and a video from the YES event on Final Friday. A short video of YES from Final … Continue reading
Brewery District Renewal Meeting Thursday 2/10 at 6pm. Iris Book Cafe – 1331 Main St If you are interested in volunteer opportunities, email firstname.lastname@example.org Monthly Meeting Meeting 2/9 at 5:30 pm. The Drinkery – 1150 Main St
Under OTR lies a labyrinth of tunnels, caves and caverns. Every year, more of these hidden treasures are discovered. During Bockfest they are opened to public for “Prohibition Resistance Tours“; this year, they fall on the weekend of March 5 and 6. For more information, click here and to buy tickets go here. From Soapbox … Continue reading
3CDC’s monthly report for January 2011 has been released and is available for download as a PDF here. Interesting news items to note: Saengerhalle on Race Street is 95% complete. 3CDC and NorthPointe Group are scheduled to move in Feb. 11 and 17, respectively. Negotiations to lease additional 8,150 sq. ft. to two tenants will … Continue reading
Bockfest begins four weeks from this weekend!
Hope you enjoy the new OTR blog!
From Human Transit blog… Planners and preservationists talk a lot about sustainability. Unfortunately, the word has been thrown around so much, that its meaning has become muddied and lost. The buzz-word curse has turned sustainability from a worthwhile goal/process to a word that incites eye-rolling sighs from many. Taking a page from the Human Transit … Continue reading
Welcome to the OTR blog! Due to the overwhelmingly interest in the Over-the-Rhine facebook page and twitter account, it seems only natural to start a blog in order to document this magnificent neighborhood’s ascent more fully.