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John joined UrbanCincy in 2011 and immediately established himself as a key member of the UrbanCincy team. A native of Chicago, transplanted to Lebanon, Ohio in his teenage years, John currently resides in Cincinnati’s historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. John earned a Masters of Community Planning degree from the University of Cincinnati in 2013.

Foundation Event a Deep Dive into Bath House History

Highlighting the history of one of the neighborhoods more hidden quirks, the Over-the-Rhine Foundation will host an event later this month in a former bath house. The event called, "Taking the Plunge: History of Public Bath Houses" will be held on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 5:30 PM at the location of the former St. Mary's Baptist Church in Pendleton.

Parking Permit Policy On Deck for Over-the-Rhine

With parking requirements poised to be lifted in the urban core, the City of Cincinnati is moving forward with implementing a Residential Parking Program for Over-the-Rhine. The program is being finalized and could appear in City Council chambers in the near future.

EDITORIAL: Parking Requirement Removal Should Be First Step In Broader Reform

Six years since the concept was first introduced at City Hall, the City of Cincinnati is planning to move forward with removing on-street parking requirements in the city's urban core. This could be a huge step forward towards reinvigorating parts of downtown.

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.