UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: Riding the Rails in Europe

John traveled to Europe earlier this year to check out transit systems in various cities, and generally explore what each city had to offer in terms of urbantiy. Take a look at some of his photos of transit in Europe. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: Riding the Rails in Europe

UrbanCincy: Ohio Republicans rebuke LEED chemical disclosure requirements

Ohio Republicans rebuke LEED chemical disclosure requirements. We’ve see Art Deco, Modernism, Post-Modernism, Queen Anne Style, Italianate and many other periods of architectural expression, style and function. We are now currently in a period of Sustainable/Ecological architecture, but some Ohio politicians would prefer the state not participate in the most widely used and accepted rating […] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Ohio Republicans rebuke LEED chemical disclosure requirements

UrbanCincy: Decision from Board of Trustees More Than a Decade Ago Doomed Wilson Auditorium

The University of Cincinnati Board of Trustees voted to tear down Wilson Auditorium and build a new Arts & Sciences building in its place more than a decade ago. The plan fell through and maintenance funds were never considered. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Decision from Board of Trustees More Than a Decade Ago Doomed Wilson Auditorium

UrbanCincy: Council Candidates Talk Urbanism at Forum

We partnered with the Niehoff Studio to bring young people the last City Council candidates debate prior to the election. The forum focused on issues such as immigration, urban design, land use, sustainability and transportation policy. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Council Candidates Talk Urbanism at Forum

UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: All Aboard Ohio Visits Cincinnati to View Streetcar Construction Progress

Rail transit advocates came from across the Midwest to see Cincinnati’s streetcar construction. View our gallery to see how much construction has progressed this month. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: All Aboard Ohio Visits Cincinnati to View Streetcar Construction Progress

UrbanCincy: VIDEO: Next Phases of 45-Acre Smale Riverfront Park Taking Shape

Smale Riverfront Park project manager Dave Prather explains the details behind some of the parks more mundane elements, while also revealing some new information about upcoming features of the $120M park. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: VIDEO: Next Phases of 45-Acre Smale Riverfront Park Taking Shape

Visualingual: Casino Theater by Zettel & Rapp

The old Casino [later Regal] Theater is located at 1201 Linn St. in Cincinnati’s West End neighborhood. It was designed by Zettel & Rapp and opened in 1913. According to this resource, George W. and Walter L. Rapp [I think … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Casino Theater by Zettel & Rapp

Visualingual: Elsewhere

Planning, Politics, and Building a City: coming up this Wednesday, a free lecture at the Mercantile Library on the career of city planner [and Kevin Bacon's father] Edmund Bacon. 6980 Knoll Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45237: a frank Lloyd Wright house … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

Visualingual: Nashville Main Post Office by Marr & Holman

Located at 919 Broadway, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville began its life as the Main Post Office, designed in the Art Deco style by Marr & Holman and constructed in 1933-34. The flashy interior features cast … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Nashville Main Post Office by Marr & Holman

Visualingual: Elsewhere

Spring Handmade Wish List: Through the Eyes of the Mrs. likes our 10 Seed Bombs with Slinger! Getaway to Cincinnati: this roundup includes Park+Vine in Over-the-Rhine and the Charley Harper mosaic mural downtown. Miniature Rooms: a crazy-cool Cincinnati-based company that … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

Visualingual: Abstract Paintings by Malcolm Montague Davis

Boston-based Malcolm Montague Davis trained as an architect whose paintings, which he considers to be abstract, are based on details of his buildings, sculptures and architectural models. Above is an example from his Chama Valley Series. A painting from the … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Abstract Paintings by Malcolm Montague Davis

Visualingual: Cincinnati Times-Star Building by Samuel Hannaford & Sons

Located at 800 Broadway in downtown Cincinnati, the old Times-Star Building by Samuel Hannaford & Sons opened its doors in 1933. The 16-story limestone building features an Art Deco façade that pays tribute to the printing and publishing businesses. The … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Cincinnati Times-Star Building by Samuel Hannaford & Sons

Visualingual: Elsewhere

9 Ways SpringBoard Businesses Can Help with Spring Redecorating: SpringBoard, the creative entrepreneurship course we took, has a fantastic roundup of Cincinnati-made decor goodies, including our Over-the-Rhine-inspired Flourishing pillows. Historic Jackson Brewery to Become Performing Arts Complex: interesting news about … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: $80M Mixed-Use Development Nears Completion in Clifton Heights

The $80M U Square at The Loop development in Clifton Heights is nearing completion and will begin welcoming new residents this August. Check out our exclusive behind the scenes tour of uptown’s latest development. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: PHOTOS: $80M Mixed-Use Development Nears Completion in Clifton Heights

Visualingual: Elsewhere

Pale as a Ghost Sign: I get to keep awesome company, getting quoted in this article alongside Tod from the American Sign Museum and Bill from The Writing on the Walls. After Failed Court Battle, Crew Demolish Former Gamble House: … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

Visualingual: Edison Theatre Ghost Sign in Fort Myers

Built in 1941, the old Edison Theatre is located on the corner of Hendry and Main Sts. in downtown Fort Myers. This Art Deco confection now houses offices, but I’m glad that the façade has remained intact. According to this … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Edison Theatre Ghost Sign in Fort Myers

UrbanCincy: UC’s Campus Recreation Center named best in America

UC’s Campus Recreation Center named best in America. Most everyone knows by now that the University of Cincinnati has transformed its previously drab uptown campus into one of the world’s most beautiful college environments with stunning architecture and public spaces. One of those stunning pieces of architecture is the university’s Campus Recreation Center (CRC), which [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: UC’s Campus Recreation Center named best in America

Visualingual: Fort Pickens by Simon Bernard

Designed by French engineer Simon Bernard, Fort Pickens was constructed between 1829 and 1834, mostly using slave labor. It’s part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore, located on the Western tip of Santa Rosa Island near Pensacola, FL. Fort Pickens … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Fort Pickens by Simon Bernard

Visualingual: The Rookery by Burnham & Root

Designed by John Wellborn Root and Daniel Burnham in 1888, The Rookery is a grand office building located at 209 South LaSalle St. in the Loop in Chicago. Originally 11 stories tall, it is an early icon of the Chicago … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: The Rookery by Burnham & Root

Visualingual: The Chanin Building by Sloan & Robertson

Located on the corner of Lexington Ave. and 42nd St. in the Midtown East area of Manhattan, the Art Deco Chanin Building was designed for Irwin S. Chanin by Sloan & Robertson and completed in 1928. Chanin, who had trained … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: The Chanin Building by Sloan & Robertson

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