UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Aims to Open Initial Phase of Bike Share System This Summer

Cincinnati officials are optimistic that a newly formed non-profit can raise the money needed to launch a 200-bike, 20-station bike share system this summer in conjunction with B-Cycle. All they need is 1.2 million bucks. . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Cincinnati Aims to Open Initial Phase of Bike Share System This Summer

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: Elsewhere

Biking thru Washington Park Oct 2007: see the historic Over-the-Rhine park as it looked 5 years ago. PHOTOS: Historic Glencoe-Auburn Place Row Houses Are Being Demolished: I did not see this one coming. Hi, I’m from Ohio: I don’t really … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

UrbanCincy: City neighborhoods with the most single men, women

City neighborhoods with the most single men, women. Single men and women are often in a quest to find other single men and women. The quest leads people to debate which cities are best for singles, but what is the truth behind the rhetoric, and how do you think Cincinnati stacks up? More from Atlantic [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: City neighborhoods with the most single men, women

UrbanCincy: Residential zoning laws may be preventing natural economic evolution

Residential zoning laws may be preventing natural economic progression. The “convergence” theory suggests that poorer states like Mississippi should have caught up to richer states like Connecticut over time. This economic projection held true in America’s history until about 1980, and some researchers blame overbearing residential zoning laws. More from the Boston Globe: During the [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Residential zoning laws may be preventing natural economic evolution

UrbanCincy: More than $64.3B to be invested in North American rail transit in 2013

More than $64.3B to be invested in North American rail transit in 2013. As the migration of people from the suburbs back to cities continues, so does the investment in urban forms of transport. A modern streetcar route is currently under construction in Cincinnati, and bus rapid transit, light rail and commuter rail is all [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: More than $64.3B to be invested in North American rail transit in 2013

UrbanCincy: The Best Open Data Releases of 2012

The Best Open Data Releases of 2012. The year 2012 is over. But it’s important to occasionally look back and see what we did well, and not so well, as a society over the last 12 months. One particular item that has become increasingly more significant in planning our cities is open data. From tracking crime in [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: The Best Open Data Releases of 2012

UrbanCincy: The people want the parks, and lots of ‘em

The people want the parks, and lots of ‘em. In no surprise to anyone, it turns out that people like to live near parks and that they want lots of parks from which to choose. Well then, which cities invest the most and have the best park options for their current and potential residents? Not [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: The people want the parks, and lots of ‘em

Visualingual: The Art of Matte Stephens

Portland, OR-based Matte Stephens is sort of the love child of Georges Damin and Mark Coomer, with a hint of Nicholas Takis and a touch of Jim Flora in the mix, sprinkled with a garnish of early Charley Harper. His gouache paintings are very much rooted in the forms and colors of the middle of [...] . . . → Read More: Visualingual: The Art of Matte Stephens

Visualingual: Elsewhere

Big Pig Gig: Do Re Wee: pigs have taken over Porkopolis, courtesy of ArtWorks. Inside Union Terminal: checking out Cincinnati’s Art Deco gem. T-Time: Boston Subway Time-Scale Map: “MBTA subway lines, with stations spaced according to scheduled travel time.” An Alternate Coney: dreaming about Coney Island. The World’s Biggest Gay Rights ‘Tattoo’: beautiful public art [...] . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

Visualingual: Elsewhere

Adding More Color to Gabriel’s Garden: the painter Cedric Michael Cox beautifies another corner of Cincinnati with his work. Cincinnati Frequent Transit Map Raising Money for a Second Printing: just that; help support this map. The “Old” Christian Moerlein Brewering Company – What Still Exists: a fascinating look at the Northern side of Over-the-Rhine. Etsy [...] . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

UrbanCincy: Metropolitan areas at the heart of America’s emerging majority-minority population

Metropolitan areas at the heart of America’s emerging majority-minority population. New Census data shows that the United States is well on its way to becoming a majority-minority population in the near future. In Ohio, only the Cleveland metropolitan region has more than half of those five-years-old or younger coming from a minority background, but Cincinnati [...] . . . → Read More: UrbanCincy: Metropolitan areas at the heart of America’s emerging majority-minority population

Visualingual: VisuaLingual in Just Design

It’s an honor to have our work included in Just Design: Socially Conscious Design for Critical Causes by Christopher Simmons of San Francisco-based MINE™, which has just been published by How Books. Because putting together a book is such a long process, our inclusion is actually our first seed bomb iteration, before Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, [...] . . . → Read More: Visualingual: VisuaLingual in Just Design

Visualingual: Metropolis II by Chris Burden

OMFG!!! Chris Burden’s Metropolis II measures 10×28 feet and includes 30-40 buildings, 13 railroad tracks, 18 car lanes, and 1,100 toy cars. Approximately 100,000 cars circulate through this dense city each hour. Born in Boston and now based in Los Angeles, Chris Burden is a well-known and controversial performance and installation artist. Much of his [...] . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Metropolis II by Chris Burden

Visualingual: Elsewhere

Main Attraction: examining the recent renaissance of Main St. in Over-the-Rhine. Amy & David Butler’s Creative Textile Lab of a Home: the Granville, OH home of the couple behind Amy Butler Design. Positions Found in the Kama Sutra for Midwesterners: McSweeney’s Internet Tendency is poking fun at the flyover states again. Oh, Troy, What Are [...] . . . → Read More: Visualingual: Elsewhere

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