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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.

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.

Cincinnati Neighborhood Wins Major Preservation Award

In 2006, Over-the-Rhine was listed as one of America's Most Endangered Places by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Today that very same neighborhood is celebrated as a tale of monumental historic revitalization and revival. That effort was honored yesterday at an awards ceremony in Washington D.C.

Brewery Event to Tell Neighborhood Development Tale

The Congress for New Urbanism's Midwest Chapters is set to host its first regional event. Titled, " The New Neighborhood Brewery," the event will focus on neighborhood craft breweries and their impacts on building neighborhood revitalization efforts throughout the Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Dayton regions.

New Downtown Coworking Space More Than Just A Number

Tamara Schwarting, founder and CEO of 1628 is positioning the space to go beyond the typical definition of coworking. The venture out of a desire to run her own business, TLS Consulting Group in a space other than her home or a coffee shop.

Downtown Signal Study Stuck in Political Traffic

Every weekday tens of thousands of commuters in downtown Cincinnati struggle with traffic due to outdated signal timing and traffic patterns. So why is City Hall stalling on an opportunity to use funds to study and re-time the traffic signals to match current travel patterns?