March 22: Walking Tour Explores Betts Longworth Historic District
The Betts House is proud to announce our 2014 Betts Longworth Historic District (BLHD). This guided walking tour of the Betts Longworth Historic District (BLHD) will explore the architecture and history of this unique neighborhood. Tucked away in the southeast corner of the West End, the BLHD features streetscapes unlike any other in the city. Narrow Italianate homes are mixed with nineteenth century farmhouses and early twentieth century gems.
WHEN: March 22-October, every fourth Saturday at 1pm.
WHERE: 416 Clark Street Cincinnati, OH 45203
ADMISSION: $10 and includes admission to the Betts House. Reservations are not required, though space is limited to 15 visitors.
April 12: Build It
Back by popular demand, this fun, hand’s on exhibit for kids of all ages will open at the Betts House on Saturday, April 12. This exhibit is a set of 9 activity modules that allows children to play with materials that simulate construction concepts. From crafting a card board birdhouse, to tracing blue prints and manipulating wires in an imitation skyscraper tower, these activities provide a fun learning experience. Periodic Family Fun Saturdays, offering demonstrations by construction professionals, will be announced on our web site and Facebook page. This exhibit will be on display until August 23, 2014.
Bricks Barrel Vaults & Beer: The Architectural Legacy of Cincinnati Breweries: Exhibit ends soon! Last day is March 27!!
This is your last chance to see this fun exhibit! This exhibit wraps up on March 27, and some of the borrowed display items will only be on view through Saturday March 22!! Come down soon!
MAY 10: CPA Historic Mansions of Lafayette
Cincinnati Preservation’s annual Spring House Tour from 1 to 5 p.m. featuring the Probasco Mansion, Scarlet Oaks and Stone Hedge.
OCTOBER 24: CPA Fall Forum
Cincinnati Preservation’s annual Fall Forum Luncheon at the Hall of Mirrors. Speaker: Donovan Rypkema