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Original stories from the UrbanCincy team.

Awards Ceremony Set For Infill Designs in Over-the-Rhine

The Over-the-Rhine Foundation is hosting a design competition to test a proposed set of new infill guidelines for the Over-the-Rhine community. The OTR Design Competition Awards Ceremony and Celebration will take place on Friday, March 23rd from 5-8 PM. The event will announce the winner of the months-long competition designed to evaluate proposed guidelines for new development in the revitalizing neighborhood.

Design Competition to Test Neighborhood Infill Guide

Development in the city of Cincinnati and particularly in the basin can sometimes be heavily scrutinized. However a new effort and design competition hosted by the Over-the-Rhine Foundation may prove to steer development of new construction projects.

Candidates’ Forum to Focus on Historic Presevation, Urban Planning Topics

Fourteen City Council and two Mayoral candidates will discuss historic preservation and related urban planning issues at Memorial Hall on September 19th.

New Race Street Project Seeks Exceptions, Draws Criticism

A developer has submitted plans to the City’s Historic Conservation Board to build a six-story mixed-use infill project along Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine. The proposal has drawn criticism and support from neighbors and community groups.

PHOTOS: Downtown Construction Boom Underway

With well over $2 billion in new construction projects underway in Cincinnati's urban core it is not hard to miss with construction fencing, cranes and lifts working at full tilt all over downtown and Over the Rhine. Many new construction and building renovations are underway throughout downtown and Over-the-Rhine. This gallery features photos of 16 projects taken this month.