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As the Art Academy of Cincinnati celebrates its 150th birthday in 2019, focus rightly shines on famous faculty and alums like Frank Duveneck, John Ruthven, Charley and Edie Harper, and Julian Stanczak and the AAC’s halcyon days in Eden Park. We discuss the anniversary with Interim President Mark Grote.
In a recent CityLab article, “Parking Has Eaten American Cities,” urban issues guru Richard Florida argues that the country “devotes far too many of its precious resources to parking, [which] is especially troubling given that driving is in decline,” particularly among Millennials.
Not that long ago, it would have been unthinkable for real estate developers to rehab a historic office building, tear down a multi-level garage, or dig up a surface parking lot to create hundreds of new apartments and condos. It’s a new downtown for a new Cincinnati.