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Demolition by Neglect in Covington’s MainStrasse: Overview and Policy Recommendations by Chris Meyer, UDRB Member

By Margo Warminski Demolition by neglect is one of the biggest threats to historic buildings today. Buildings in struggling, disinvested neighborhoods as well as communities undergoing revitalization are at risk for different reasons. In some cases, not even preservation ordinances can prevent the loss of significant historic properties. Below is an article by…

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Woodward Theater Marque Celebration

On Saturday, March 2nd, the restored marquee’s 300-plus light bulbs were turned on for the first time. The Bockfest weekend event celebrated the “Big Turn On” with live music and beer. Through the support of the Cincinnati community and Cincinnati Preservation Association (CPA), The Woodward was awarded the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s…

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Candidate Responses to Historic Preservation Survey – 2017

We would like to thank all of the candidates and voters who participated in the Historic Preservation Candidate’s Forum at Memorial Hall on September 19, 2017. The candidates for the office of Mayor and 16 candidates for City Council appeared and discussed their views on the role of  preservation. The audience of over…

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Preservation Revolving Fund Team Visit

Thanks to all the groups and individuals who helped make the Revolving Fund Site Visit a success.  We are working on the report and will have more about this new preservation tool soon. Since its founding in 1964 the Cincinnati Preservation Association (CPA) has been active in the areas of education, advocacy and…

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Sign Up For Preservation Updates

Thanks for signing up! Sign-up to Receive Preservation Updates from Cincinnati Preservation Join our mailing list to stay informed. We send about one email a month unless there is an important preservation issue. Please complete the information below and click Sign Up. Email Address First Name Last Name Sign Up By submitting this…

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Monthly Giving May Work for You

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.   — William James By making a monthly or recurring gift to CPA, which you can easily set up through your bank, you never have to worry about writing a check or waiting for due date notification. We will let you know when…

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Dennison Hotel

Update:  The demolition of of the Dennison began in March of 2017.  It is a tradgy to lose this important building at a time when so many of our historic buildings are being renovated.  Cincinnati Preservation Association (CPA) and Cincinnati Preservation Collective CPC) are grateful for the widespread support for our efforts to save…

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