Go OTR 5K and Summer Celebration Wrap-Up

The Go OTR 5K and Summer Celebration was May 21. Check out the following links for photos (and a cool timelapse) of the event: via grandman.net: Time-Lapse Test 006 “5K” from Walt Keys on Vimeo. via 5chw4r7z: via photo-cincy.com:

Findlay Market Weather

Fear not. That giant glowing orb in the sky is the sun which means it’s perfect weather to visit Ohio’s oldest continuously operating public market. Photos of Findlay Market by photographer and OTR resident James Jenkins:

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 … Continue reading

OTRview VII: Julie Niesen Gosdin of Wine Me, Dine Me

Julie Niesen Gosdin is the author of Cincinnati’s top food blog, “wine me, dine me (in cincinnati)“. She’s a lifelong Cincinnatian with a penchant for travel who now makes her home in Over-the-Rhine with her husband Terry Gosdin. You can find wine me, dine me on facebook, twitter, and flickr. And don’t miss its alter-ego Booze … Continue reading

Then and Now: Summer in the City

Two photos of OTR children playing in the neighborhood. The first was taken by Nick Thomas during this year’s Go OTR 5K and Summer Celebration. His thoughts on covering OTR and the event are worth a read and can be found at his photo website photo-cincy.com 5chw4r7z’s post on the event informs us that some … Continue reading

Sharing Over-the-Rhine with the World

Share panoramic photos with the free Photosynth app for iPhone. It’s very simple as you can see at this link. Here’s a video introduction: A longer post on this and other mapping goodness coming soon.

A Tavola Pizza and The Cincy Haus

Vine Street has two new residents, A Tavola Pizza bar + trattoria and The Cincy Haus. Here are two photos of the new businesses in the 1200 block of Vine Street. A Tavola Pizza is opening sometime in the next week or so! Photo credit to Katie Clavey (find on twitter @KatieClaveyMMX) And here’s an … Continue reading

Video: XYZ Axis – Matt W Moore @ YES

More info about Matt W Moore’s time in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati can be found here.

Video: Losantiville

For more info on Losantiville at 1311 Main St. in OTR and its collaborators, check out its website: losantivilleltd.com Video via 7/79 Ltd. and Soapbox Media: Losantiville from Soapboxmedia.com on Vimeo.

Happy #513Day!

118 years ago today, the Samuel Hannaford-designed Cincinnati City Hall was dedicated with a parade, speeches, music, masses of flowers, and spectacular fireworks in the evening. Here’s a link to some City Hall trivia. It’s only appropriate though since today is 5/13 in the 513.  On twitter, you can follow tweets about #513day using that … Continue reading

Over-the-Rhine group on Flickr

Check out the Over-the-Rhine group on Flickr and consider adding your shots of OTR to the map for all the world to see. Over-the-Rhine, a group on Flickr. OTR on flickr.

OTR Events 5/9-5/15

With Spring comes TONS of stuff to do! Since May is also Bike Month, which means even MORE to do! Below is a compilation of events going on in Cincinnati that are occurring in OTR. If we’ve overlooked an event, please leave a comment with the event and details! Tuesday May 10, 2011 Cincinnati Fashion … Continue reading

OTRview VI: Micah Paldino

Micah Paldino is the subject of the sixth OTRview. Micah is the founder of PR firm PB&J (Public Relations, Branding & Jabber) and has been responsible for a host of creative public relations campaigns for several of Cincinnati’s most dynamic companies and organizations. Micah is also an active participant in OTR’s revival. Professionally, he has … Continue reading

Matt W. Moore: A Giant in OTR’s Midst

With remarkable regularity, something spectacular happens in Over-the-Rhine. I’ve been awestruck by the work of muralist and designer Matt W. Moore since I first discovered him. He’s been in residence at YES Gallery on Main Street in OTR this month and his XYZ Axis exhibition opens there this Final Friday, April 29 6:00pm-11:00pm. Instead of … Continue reading

Final Friday OTR Skate

Final Friday OTR Skate

This Friday April 29, 2011, is another monthly Final Friday. A new event, Final Friday OTR Skate, will also be taking place in conjunction with the regular Final Friday festivities. Far-I-Rome Productions created the event as part of their overall effort to create “events [that] bridge the gap between audiences and performers by bringing together … Continue reading

How do you introduce Over-the-Rhine?

Yesterday, I had the chance to tweet with Steve Mouzon, who is one of my favorite authors, thinkers, and architects. Steve’s book The Original Green: Unlocking the Mystery of True Sustainability is an absolute must-read. The original green is “’the sustainability all our great-grandparents knew by heart.” Steve is also a principal of the New Urban … Continue reading

OTRview V: Queen City Underground and Newport Gangster Tours

Today, we proudly bring to you an OTRview with Jerome Gels, founder of American Legacy Tours which operates the Queen City Underground Tour, Newport Gangster Tour, Cincinnati Civil War Tour, The Queen City is Haunted Tour, Newport is Haunted, and others. Jerry’s personal history is intertwined with the history of OTR and the city. Professionally, … Continue reading

Dinner with a view

This picture captures the old world charm of Over-the-Rhine. Literally footsteps away from towering skycrapers, major international corporations, and a thoroughly modern city, OTR provides a beautiful contrast with its village-like charm and historic streetscapes. Cheers to Over-the-Rhine!

TRAC Pulls $52 million for Cincinnati Streetcar

Following the public hearing portion of the TRAC Meeting today, the committee voted 6-1* to approve a spending plan the strips nearly $52 million in Federal-State pass-through funds which were originally planned to go to the streetcar. Speaking against the streetcar project were three people – Chris Finney of COAST, Tom Luken’s daughter, and Tom … Continue reading

The Requiem Project: Emery Theatre Present

Requiem Project Emery Theatre Cincinnati Spring 2011 Viewpoints Performance Workshop with Mary Overlie hosted by The Requiem Project: Emery Theatre in Cincinnati, Ohio May 23-June 11   This three-week performance workshop offers the rare opportunity to study with Viewpoints originator, Mary Overlie, and performance artist Scott Lyons. Program Summary: This performance-art workshop investigates and utilizes specific … Continue reading

Cincinnati Civil War Tour Groupon

Check out this great deal on Groupon! Two Tickets to Civil War Tour ($30 Value) for $15

Updated Renderings of Washington Park’s Renovation and Expansion

Weekly project updates available here. Still wondering about that new statue on Music Hall’s center peak.

Park + Vine + Love

Park + Vine. Find them on facebook and twitter. Photo by James Jenkins: with a bike corral out front:

Christian Moerlein Newest Beer: Saengerfest Maibock Lager

In a nod to Cincinnati’s deep German and musical heritage, Christian Moerlein Brewing Company‘s newest beer appears to be a Moerlein Saengerfest Maibock Lager. The label is a beautiful painting by Cincinnati artist Jim Effler showing Music Hall, a maypole in Washington Park and a chorus of singing Germans. For more information, check out the … Continue reading

OTRview IV: D. Lynn Meyers

D. Lynn Meyers is the Producing Artistic Director at the Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati (ETC) located at 1127 Vine Street in the Gateway Quarter of Over-the-Rhine. ETC is the second largest professional theatre in the Cincinnati region and is now celebrating its 25th anniversary in OTR. During the April 2001 “civil disturbance”, CNN used the … Continue reading

Senate’s Secret

Everyone loves a puzzle. In this case it’s a word jumble that hides the name of Daniel Wright’s new restaurant in the Gateway Quarter next to Senate. Can you figure out the name of new OTR restaurant? Photo courtesy of James Jenkins, view more of his work on carbonmade

The Findlay Market Opening Day Parade Through the Years

Cincinnati is a particularly distinct city. Its unique cultural traits, institutions and traditions make it a superbly charming place to live and visit. Events such as Bockfest, The May Festival, Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, Tall Stacks, et. al. are some of the Queen City’s favorite annual events. But only one has the potential to become a full-fledged … Continue reading

Over-the-Rhine: Best Neighborhood of Cincinnati 2011

Over-the-Rhine was voted the best neighborhood in Citybeat’s 2011 Best of Cincinnati. A great big THANK YOU to all who support OTR. The honor is humbling and exciting but those who love and labor to make it a possibility are those most deserving of accolades.

Walking the dog in OTR

It’s always a joy to stumble upon blogs by Over-the-Rhine residents. AO in OTR is the most recent addition to the OTR-blogosphere. AO is Andrew Oehlerking who lives with his wife and dog in OTR on Republic Street. Recently, Andrew took his dog Sasha for a walk and chronicled it in pictures. His flickr account … Continue reading

Vine Street today

Here is Vine Street as it looks today. The four city blocks visible in this photo used to be abandoned, neglected and deteriorating. Now, they’re restored and several large infill projects have replaced unsightly lots and structures. Thanks to photographer James Jenkins for sharing his work. View his more of his photos on flickr and … Continue reading

OTRview III: Daisy Mae’s Market

Barb Cooper from Daisy Mae’s Market gives us our first OTRview from a Findlay Market vendor.  Founded in late 2009, Daisy Mae’s Market provides “a fresh approach to fresh produce” by providing services like Quick Pick Produce, the popular Downtown/Pill Hill Delivery and highly engaged social media presence. They’ve also recently expanded and purchased a … Continue reading

1912 Cincinnati Reds Opening Day Parade

The Findlay Market Opening Day Parade is Thursday, March 31! Opening Day is practically a city holiday in Cincinnati, which makes sense since the Reds were baseball’s first all professional team. RSVP on facebook Here’s a scene from the 1912 parade at the corner of Race and 12th streets in Over-the-Rhine. Findlay Market didn’t make … Continue reading

Guest Post: The Cincinnati Frequent Transit Map

The following post was written by Nathan Wessel, creator of the Cincinnati Frequent Transit Map.  Nathan’s map serves the entire Cincinnati region but he wrote this post specifically for those interested in Over-the-Rhine. To learn more about this project and support it, visit Nathan’s video pitch on Kickstarter HERE. You can view the latest version of the … Continue reading

Geography Quiz: Sesquicentennial surprise

via the Library of Congress: Here you can see a Roman chariot at the tail end of Cincinnati’s sesquicentennial celebration. Can you identify the location of this photo?

In the still of the night…

Photo by Nick Thomas, follow him on twitter @nickleethomas

Before and After: 1100 Pendleton Street

via the Library of Congress: The same scene today from Google street view:

The Original Police Woman of Cincinnati

via Shorpy.com: “Suffragette posed in police uniform to illustrate woman police concept.” Cincinnati, Ohio. September 23, 1909. View full size.

Music Hall in 1937

Description of Music Hall from OhioMemory.com’s archive:   Located 1241 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine, Samuel Hannaford’s Venetian Gothic music hall in cherry brick was the fourth-largest such building in the United States. Built on the site of apauper’s cemetery, it is reputedly one of the most haunted places in Cincinnati. Music Hall opened for its first performance — Beethoven’s “Eroica” and Gluck’s “Alceste” — May 14, 1878.North and South … Continue reading

North of 14th Street

Recently, there was a blogger tour through three newly rehabbed buildings north of 14th in OTR. 5chw4r7z was there… The following photos were taken by 5chw4r7z. For more check out his post HERE. Hit him up on twitter and flickr while you’re at it @5chw4r7z and 5chw4r7z 5chw4r7z:: the ethos of downtown Cincinnati.   Thanks … Continue reading

A lovely night at Neon’s

Wonderful weather outside means one thing at The Famous Neon’s Unplugged: COURTYARD! For more photos like the one below, check out the photostream of flickr user nickleethomas

Before & After: Hamer Street

This photo comes by way of Ohio Memory which is a collaborative project of the Ohio Historical Society and the State Library of Ohio. The photo description is as follows: “This photograph shows a grocery store at the junction of Hamer, Back and Benton Street, near Jackson Hill Park, north of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.” The photo is part of the Ohio Guide collection created by … Continue reading

A few shots of Vine

Jake Mecklenborg, author of Cincinnati’s Incomplete Subway: The Complete History, takes great photos. Here are three of Vine Street in OTR: You can learn more about Jake and his book on his website and you can purchase his book on the Cincinnati subway on Amazon.com

OTRview II: The City Flea

Nick Dewald from The City Flea was kind enough to be the second guest in our series of OTRviews. He and his wife Lindsay are the creators of The City Flea which will be coming to Cincinnati this summer. (Lindsay was traveling at the time of this interview, hence the following answers are from Nick.) … Continue reading

Joe’s Diner

Joe’s Diner on Sycamore as photographed by flickr user nickleethomas:

A View to a Music Hall

This nice picture comes by way of CityKin: He says: view from NE cor of 14th and Race, above 3CDC’s new offices, during a blogger tour. I’m sure you’ll see similar, but better quality photos from my cohorts…

Mardi Gras at Findlay Market

The following photos of Mardi Gras at Findlay Market were taken by Laura Wendling of LW Photographics:                            

Over-the-Rhine’s First Bike Corral

First off, a bike corral is merely the rededication of part of the street to bike parking. Over-the-Rhine’s first bike corral (Cincinnati’s second) was recently installed near Park + Vine at the intersection of Main and 12th streets. The following three photos were taken by Michael Providenti for the Bicycle Thursday Night Slow and Steady Ride … Continue reading

Queen City Underground Tour on Groupon!

The Queen City Underground Tour is the featured deal on Groupon through Sunday. Click HERE to purchase tickets and learn more about these cool tours. You can buy tickets for a friend as a gift by clicking HERE. This is the same popular tour operation that will be setting up a permanent home in the Gateway Quarter … Continue reading

Gateway Quarter Bloggers’ Tour

The Gateway Quarter is hosting an exclusive sneak peek for bloggers of three new buildings in the neighborhood this Saturday, March 12 from 10am to noon. If you’re a blogger and want to be included in the sneak peek, contact Holly Redmond at the phone number or email address listed in this image: Here is … Continue reading

Washington Park Time Warp

Washington Park is undergoing a major renovation that will expand the park to the entire area block bounded by Elm, Race, 12th, and 14th streets and will include an underground parking garage under a new civic lawn on the park’s south side. The photo below was taken by neighborhood resident Richard Calkins on January 31, … Continue reading

OTRview I: Casey Coston

Casey Coston graciously agreed to sit for the first “OTRview” conducted by this blog. The OTRview is like any old interview except it is about OTR as it is seen and experienced by those who are most fond of the historic neighborhood. We hope to address OTR’s progress, problems, preservation, pride, etc. in this series … Continue reading

Before and After: St. John’s Evangelical Protestant Church

At the corner of 12th and Elm Streets in OTR across from Washington Park and near Music Hall and Memorial Hall sits a proud old church. The following is a postcard circa 1908 and a photo from a flickr user. Click images to link to sources.

Grammer’s closes, but some don’t care.

I recently saw a Twitter conversation between two people regarding the closing of Grammer’s in OTR. The twitterers (who will remain nameless) went back and forth with the one (person 1) saying they were sad (for the neighborhood) about the news and the other person (person 2) saying that those who didn’t frequent Grammer’s shouldn’t … Continue reading

Bockfest 2011 Sausage Queen

Photo from Thadd F., view more here: Bockfest 2011 Sausage Queen

The Fate of 1314 Vine Street and Mercer Commons

Yesterday, OTR-resident and blogger CityKin wrote a post about 1314 Vine Street titled “Does this building stay or go“. The post and its comments are an informative read and a good introduction to the subject of this post. The Current Mercer Commons Plan The time is now to discuss the fate of 1314 Vine Street … Continue reading

Music at Bockfest

via Music at Bockfest this weekend | Each Note Secure – Saturday night MOTR will be hosting Sugar and Gold from San Fransisco – Saturday at Bockfest Hall The Kentucky Struts are playing – On Sunday night, Bockfest is closed out with live music from No No Knots and Nerves Junior at MOTR starting at 9pm … Continue reading

It’s almost time…

Bockfest weekend begins in less than three hours with the Bockfest Parade! photo credit: Sherman Cahal at abandonedonline.net

A Guide to the Guides to Bockfest 2011

Today’s the day! Bockfest weekend begins at 5:30pm when the Bockfest parade begins its journey from Arnold’s Bar at 210 East 8th Street and steps off on Main Street at 6:00pm toward its destination at Bockfest Hall. It is sure to be a busy weekend with many different events. Here’s a guide to the guides … Continue reading

MOTR’s menu during Bockfest

MOTR at 1345 Main Street has a special Bockfest menu because this week is all about The Beer! Bockwurst, Frankfruter, German Potato Salad, Mac&Cheese, Veggy Chili, Jumbo Cream Puff photos by Thadd Fiala and used with permission:

Become a heritage tour guide in OTR and Newport!

Next Sunday from 3-5pm, the tour company behind these popular tours: Queen City Underground, Newport Gangster, Cincinnati Civil War, Queen City is Haunted, and more are having the first set of interviews for tour guides. They are looking to hire 6 people for either Newport or Cincinnati. They are looking for the following characteristics great public … Continue reading

Before and After: The Lackman

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

Saengerhalle and Westfalen Lofts

Here’s a recent photo[1] 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.[2] Footnotes: 1.Wil Snodgrass photos 2. Soapbox Media: 3CDC moves into new HQ, makes room for restaurant

Bockfest 2011 Map of Venues and Free Shuttle Route

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

Three Ways to Support the OTR Foundation during Bockfest 2011

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

Saving St. Paulus Kirche

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

Ice Cream Daydream

Photo by 5chw4r7z: Ice Cream Daydream | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.

Cincinnati and Civil War Mural

Photo by 5chw4r7z: Cincinnati and Civil War

Bach’s Brunch at Memorial Hall

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 Tonight

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

New Over-the-Rhine Paintings by Alan Grizzell « Visualingual.

Popular OTR tour to get office and gift shop in Gateway

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

A Tavola Pizza opening this spring on Vine Street

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

Bockfest weekend tours, brunch reveal historic treasures « OTR News

From the Over-the-Rhine Foundation: Bockfest weekend tours, brunch reveal historic treasures « OTR News.  

Upgrade – The Boilover

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

Cincinnati Streetcar: Let’s Go! « CincyStreetcar Blog.

Week 4: Colorful – The Boilover

IH2SW? Week 4: Colorful – The Boilover.

City of Cincinnati Announces Stop Locations for Streetcar Route « CincyStreetcar Blog

City of Cincinnati Announces Stop Locations for Streetcar Route « CincyStreetcar Blog.    

Findlay Market, Over-the-Rhine

Check out @5chw4r7z’s trip to Skirtz and Johnston at Findlay Market:

Before and After: 12th and Vine

Photos from the 3CDC flickr stream and Wikimedia Commons (L-R):

Just Vine (via Stacked)

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)

  Urban Eden’s courtyard (Main Street, OTR) | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.

Before and After: Fourteenth Street

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:

Findlay Market in February (via My Brain Is Leaking)

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

Miles of smiles

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?

The telos and techne of the OTR blog

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

Hey you, thanks!

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!

Shoe Repair on Vine Street in the Gateway Quarter

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.

OTR Properties

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

YES Gallery

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

The Pop-Up Swap Shop + Last Bites Bakery

Pop Up Swap Shop + Last Bites Bakery: every Saturday Sell, barter or just get rid of stuff at Share Some Sugar Pop Up Swap Shop + Last Bites Bakery 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday next to Park + Vine at 12oo Main St. CityBeat reports: Anyone is welcome to bring things taking … Continue reading

Brewery District News

  Brewery District Renewal Meeting Thursday 2/10 at 6pm. Iris Book Cafe – 1331 Main St If you are interested in volunteer opportunities, email info@brewerydistrict.org Monthly Meeting Meeting 2/9 at 5:30 pm. The Drinkery – 1150 Main St

What Lies Beneath OTR

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

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 2011

Bockfest begins four weeks from this weekend!

The OTR blog

Hope you enjoy the new OTR blog!

Durable Over-the-Rhine?

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


The Audacity of Over-the-Rhine

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.