Agenda posted for February Meeting (Time to renew memberships!)

A few very important things about February's Community Council meeting, 2/26/2018 at 6pm:  Location is at Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm Street. It's time to renew yearly memberships again! Renew your membership for $2 at the February meeting to ensure your voting privileges don't lapse in 2018.  If you do not renew before the date of. . .

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ATTENTION: Location Change for the February Meeting

The OTR Rec Center is not available for our regular monthly meeting Monday, February 26.  Instead we will meet at Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm Street, in the Studio room. The Studio has its own entrance off of the north courtyard between Memorial Hall and Musical Hall. See you there!

Register for the 2018 Neighborhood Summit!

It's time to register for the Invest in Neighborhoods 2018 Cincinnati Neighborhood Summit! The neighborhood summit, which takes place Saturday, March 10th, from 8AM to 4PM at Xavier University, is always an enlightening and inspiring event.  The theme for this year's summit is Communication.  Registration deadline is February 22nd: More information about this year's. . .

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Findlay Playground CPD Assessment

Do you have ideas or vision for Findlay Playground?  What do you think of the Cincinnati Police Department's initial assessment of Findlay Playground and suggestions for potential changes in the following file? CPD Assessment Findlay Playground Email your feedback to Maurice at and we will share it with Officer Rock.  Feedback must be received by Wednesday,. . .

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OTR Foundation’s Infill Architecture Competition is Beginning

OTR Foundation has produced a draft of new construction guidelines for infill buildings and is organizing a design competition to design a structure using the new guidelines.  The kickoff meeting is Friday 1/26/2018 from 5 to 7 PM, at the Graydon office on Main, 1421 Main Street.  More info below: OTRF_Competition.Flyer.1.8.17 OTRF.Competition.PressRelease.1.8.17 OTRF.Competition.Brief.1.8.17

Agenda posted for January Meeting

It's the first month of the year but things are off to a running start here at the OTRCC!  Check out all the stuff on the agenda for the 1/22/2018 meeting at the OTR Rec Center, 1715 Republic St., at 6pm. Hope to see you there! 01222018 OTRCC Membership Meeting Agenda

Happy Holidays from the OTRCC

Happy Holidays!  There is no meeting of the OTRCC in December.  You can view the minutes and documents from the November meeting here: Also, a reminder about something special that happened this year.  Over-the-Rhine was named one of five “Great Neighborhoods” in America in 2017 by the American Planning Association. Check out their great write-up here:…/neighborhoods/2017/rhine/

The November meeting means a Thanksgiving dinner with the OTRCC!

The final monthly meeting of 2017 of the Over the Rhine Community Council will happen Monday, November 27th, 2017 at the OTR Rec Center, 1715 Republic Street.  Even though it's the Monday after Thanksgiving, we will still be sharing a holiday meal! The food will be served starting at 5PM and the meeting begins at. . .

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Liberty Street Safety Improvement Project

***UPDATE*** The OTRCC has sent a letter of support to City Hall regarding the Liberty Street Safety Improvement Project: 11292017 Liberty Street Safety Impovement Project Support Resolution to City ***ORIGINAL POST*** Are you familiar with the Liberty Street Safety Improvement project?  After four years of study, open house presentations and neighborhood discussions, a project plan. . .

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October meeting agenda & voting items posted

Get ready for the October meeting, 10/23/2017 at the OTR Rec Center, 1715 Republic St.! The agenda has been posted here, as well as several documents we will be voting on.  We will be voting on two Operations and Structure Committee documents as well as a position letter to send out regarding the fate of. . .

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