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The University of Cincinnati’s Changing Landscape

Is UC's campus still an architectural darling?

From Bucktown To Vanceville: Cincinnati’s Lost 19th Century Neighborhoods

Today, 52 neighborhoods comprise the city of Cincinnati, from Sayler Park to Mount Washington. But there are neighborhoods that survive only in musty newspaper files and mysterious street names.

Finding Kenyon Barr Documents the Wholesale Demolition of the Lower West End

Large-scale photographs explore what came before Queensgate, with panel discussions to further delve into a lost neighborhood.

Rehabbing MainStrasse, One Property At a Time

What started with a convenience project has blossomed into a mission to steer Covington’s MainStrasse toward stabilization.

Cincy Obscura: Dennison Hotel’s Last Stand

It began as an ironworks company in 1892. It ended as rubble after the battle between the Columbia Development Group (a division of Joseph Auto) and preservation activists.

The Cincinnati Archdiocese Archives Are Hiding In Plain Sight

The basement of the Civil War–era building behind St. Louis Church is filled with concrete to support the weight of it all.

Lost City: The Old Chamber of Commerce

Designed by Henry Hobson Richardson in 1884, it sat at the southwest corner of Fourth and Vine until 1911, when a grease fire on the top floor burned the whole thing down.

Remembering the Queen City’s Temple of Books

The old main library was like a Hollywood conception of what a library should look like.

25,737 People Lived in Kenyon-Barr When the City Razed it To the Ground

Once a dense neighborhood in the heart of the city, Kenyon-Barr was wiped away without a trace.

Looking Back at the Building of the Roebling Suspension Bridge

It took a boatload of perseverance, forethought, innovation, and dogged determination before John A. Roebling laid the first stone of his magnificent suspension bridge. One hundred and fifty years later, we’re still marveling at this icon of engineering genius and beauty, and the man who built it.

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