Annual Fall Forum Lecture

Every fall, CPA hosts a nationally renowned speaker who gives a lecture on a topic of local interest. The Fall Forum has historically taken place in the Netherland Plaza’s Hall of Mirrors, one of the grandest ballrooms in the Midwest. Recent lectures are archived here.

Fall Forum 2019: Gabrielle Esperdy, author and architectural historian, “Women, Architecture and the Most Modern Hotel in America”

Fall Forum 2018: Terry Stewart, former President and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, “King Records”

Fall Forum 2017: James Crawford, author, “Fallen Glory, The Lives and Deaths of 20 Great Buildings”

Fall Forum 2016: Jamie Bennett, President of Art Place America, “Art, Culture and Historic Buildings”

Fall Forum 2015: Donovan Rypkema, Place Economics, “The Economics of Historic Neighborhoods”

Fall Forum 2014: John Stubbs, “A Global View of Architectural Conservation”

Fall Forum 2013: Kenneth Barnett Tankersley, Ph.D. , “Cincinnati Unearthed, Victories in Preservation”