Our Mission

To promote the appreciation, protection and appropriate use and development of the Cincinnati region’s historic buildings, communities and landscapes.


Our Vision

We advocate for preservation.

We build and strengthen community relationships and collaborations.

We advocate for local, state and federal legislation and policies.

We engage and educate our membership and community.

We provide the resources to achieve preservation.

We celebrate history and architecture.


Who We Are

Cincinnati Preservation Association is a non-profit organization that serves the Greater Cincinnati community as the recognized resource and catalyst for the preservation of historic cultural resources such as architecturally significant buildings, archaeological sites, historic public art and monuments and landscapes. This is accomplished through education, advocacy, and technical support.

CPA is a proud member of the National Preservation Partners Networkwhich advances the growth and effectiveness of the organized preservation movement through communication, education, training, and a common advocacy agenda.