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Venture Aims to Bring Passive Houses to Cincinnati

Recently UrbanCincy contributor Timothy Broderick sat down with Ronald Viera, founder of PassivHaus — a venture designed to shake up the region’s building industry by dramatically reducing buildings’ energy expenditures to discuss building Passive Houses in the Cincinnati region.

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.

Sewer Improvements Save Money, Reduce Environmental Impact

The Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) recently unveiled sweeping changes to the region’s sewage system. By optimizing the existing infrastructure’s ability to handle wet weather, newly-installed smart technologies will reduce environmental risk, slash rates, and prolong its life.

New Group Launched to Focus on Midwest Urbanism

A new organization focusing on urbanism in the Midwest is launching in Cincinnati. Read the story for more details on how to get involved.

OTR Foundation Hosting Workshop for Those Interested in Rehabbing Historic Buildings

One year after the successful 3OTR Owner Occupied Series, graduates from the class are returning to share their stories with a new crop of individuals looking to buy and rehab historic buildings in Over-the-Rhine.