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Meet Beth Johnson, Cincinnati’s New Urban Conservator

Join the OTR Foundation’s Infill and Preservation Committees and meet Beth Johnson, Cincinnati’s new Urban Conservator.  Learn about her experience with and approach to historic preservation and urban development.  Beth will speak briefly, followed by questions and conversation.  Refreshments will … Continue reading

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New York Tenement Museum Founder to Speak

Ruth J. Abram, founder of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in New York City, will speak at the Mercantile Library at 6 pm on Friday, January 22nd — a donation of $5 is suggested.  The lecture is sponsored by … Continue reading

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Bengals vs. Browns on a BIG Screen

No tickets, no problem, and no cover!  Thanks to our friends at the Woodward Theater and Hudepohl Pure Lager…

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OTR Historic Church Tours September 9th

The Over-the-Rhine Foundation, in conjunction with Taft’s Ale House and American Legacy Tours, is presenting an exclusive and unique opportunity to tour historic OTR churches while supporting The Foundation’s Owner-Occupied neighborhood efforts.  Two 90-minute tours of five historic OTR churches will … Continue reading

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OTR Museum Presents 3 Acts

Join us Thursday July 16th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Crown Building for the OTR Museum’s first fundraising event, 3 Acts in Over-the-Rhine.  Three story tellers will present papers on OTR heritage.  Act 1 will feature the incredible … Continue reading

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Rothenberg Rooftop School Garden Fundraiser

Join us as we kick-off the Rothenberg Rooftop School Garden crowd funding campaign at Goodfellas Pizzeria (1211 Main Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202) on Wednesday May 20 from 5 PM to 8 PM! The Over-the-Rhine Foundation is raising funds for teaching … Continue reading

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Read the Cincinnati Enquirer Interview of Ellen Harris

Ellen Harris, Director of Urban Planning and Historic Preservation in Savannah, GA, delivered the keynote address March 27th at the inaugural Woodward Dialog Series event.  Read an interview with Ms. Harris, conducted by Ben Liebing for the Cincinnati Enquirer and … Continue reading

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Woodward Dialog Series Debuts March 27th

Filling In: The Challenge of Merging New With Old in one of America’s Most Inspired Districts The Over-the-Rhine Foundation offers an enlightening lecture in the Woodward Dialogue Series with an event hosted at 5:30 on March 27th at Venue 222 … Continue reading

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Soapbox Finds Rothenberg Rooftop Garden a Success

The Rothenberg Rooftop Teaching Garden, brainchild of OTR Foundation board member, Pope Coleman, and beneficiary of more than $250,000 in fundraising by Mr. Coleman and the Foundation, received some kind attention recently from Soapbox Cincinnati.  A recent article by Brittany … Continue reading

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OTR Foundation Works to Save Historic Walnut Street Buildings

The Over-the-Rhine Foundation is working to prevent the proposed demolition of 1606 and 1608 Walnut Street.  Those two historic structures are an essential part of the still intact 19th century streetscape on Walnut just north of Liberty Street.  The current … Continue reading

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