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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Get ready for the September meeting!

The agenda has been posted here, along with two letters we will be voting on.  One letter is in support of extending the Central Parkway Bike Lanes.  The other letter is the OTRCC Housing and Economic Development Committee's suggestions for updates to the CRA tax abatement program: Last month's draft meeting minutes and treasurer's. . .

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Election 2017 is approaching! What would you ask the City Council candidates?

Hello all, we are collecting a set of questions to ask candidates for Cincinnati City Council (election is Tuesday, November 7th.)  We will be posting and presenting the responses to the community council before the election.  What questions about issues affecting the Over the Rhine neighborhood would you ask them?  Contact us with your input. . .

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August Meeting Agenda is Available

Here is the agenda for the 8/28/2017 6PM community council meeting at the Over the Rhine Rec Center, 1715 Republic Street: 08282017 OTRCC Membership Meeting Agenda We've also gathered feedback from the community council priorities discussion: 08282017 OTRCC Priorities Discussion

Invitation to Join the Priorities Discussion

Message from Maurice: Hello Members.  We had a very productive—and stimulating—time at Monday’s meeting while discussing what we liked about Over-the-Rhine; improvements we would like to see; and priorities for the community council.  To facilitate the discussion, we answered the three questions on the 3 Questions document: 07242017 OTRCC Priority Questions Then we discussed the. . .

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