Advocacy

Filmed at CPA’s John Hauck House

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjBeKNHIdMY   Shirley, Filmed in Cincinnati, is Now Out on Netflix The biopic is centered around Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm’s historic 1972 presidential campaign. Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to Congress and is portrayed by Academy Award winner Regina King.   Partly filmed in Cincinnati in 2021 and 2022, the location was special to …

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Coney Island’s Moonlite Gardens & Sunlite Pool Under Threat

Photo credit: Coney Island Give Today December 21, 2023 ADVOCACY UPDATE    In response to the startling announcement of the closing of Coney Island and the potential demolitions of the historic Sunlite Pool and Moonlite Gardens, Cincinnati Preservation Association has the following statement:   As the region’s historic preservation advocacy and education organization, Cincinnati Preservation …

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Congress Passes Bill that Preserves Black Burial Grounds Nationwide

The African American Burial Grounds Preservation Act, included in the omnibus appropriations bill, was passed by Congress authorizing up to 3 million annually! The bill was introduced  by Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown and received bi-partisan support, also being sponsored by Utah Senator Mitt Romney.  Congrats to the Coalition for American Heritage and all the partners …

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Statement on House Bill 45 from CPA Executive Director, Beth Johnson

Perseverance on Vine is a multi-building project that combined LIHTC and HTC. 3CDC and Over-the-Rhine Community Housing partnered on the project. New Republic Architecture was the architect. Image provided by New Republic Architecture.   Click here for information on how to contact your state elected officials about your concerns on House Bill 45 and sample …

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Eckstein School: A Vital Site of Black History in Glendale

Cincinnati Preservation Association Purchases Endangered School! Eckstein School – Glendale, Ohio Update 9/21/2021: Cincinnati Preservation Association Announces Agreement to Purchase the Eckstein School. Read the Press Advisory Eckstein School Agreement to Purchase. “The National Trust for Historic Preservation is pleased to hear that the Cincinnati Preservation Association has acquired the Eckstein School to protect and …

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