Programs and Events

Mariemont Preservation Foundation

Cincinnati Preservation Association is excited to partner with Mariemont Preservation Foundation on the 28th annual Fall Forum. The mission of the Mariemont Preservation Foundation founded in 1980 is to preserve, protect and promote the integrity and character of Mariemont. The Foundation’s goals include Preserve & Protect Promote, Advocate and Educate Community Outreach History of Mariemont …

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Swifton Center to Artisan Village: The Past and Future of Cincinnati Malls Lecture on October 22nd

Ohio’s first auto-oriented (strip) mall, Greenhills Center, was built in 1938 as part of the federal government’s New Deal greenbelt towns project. In 1951, work began on the city’s first modern-style shopping mall, the open air Swifton Center in Bond Hill. The region’s first enclosed shopping center, Kenwood Mall, was built in 1966. Two years …

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Cincinnati Preservation Announces New History Mapping App and Website

Cincinnati Preservation Association introduces a new website/app titled Cincinnati Sites and Stories which lets visitors explore the people, places, and moments which have shaped Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky’s history.    In honor of Black History Month, the website’s initial collection, Sites and Stories of Black History, is designed to preserve collective memory by recognizing …

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Preservation Awards 2021

  Cincinnati Preservation Association (CPA) honored 10 local preservation projects for outstanding accomplishments at it’s annual meeting on December 5th, 2021. The projects were recognized in the areas of education, restoration, sustainability and more. The awards were presented at the Glendale Lyceum in historic Glendale to recognize and honor the members of the Eckstein Cultural Arts Center. Below are …

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Fall Forum 2021 Focused on Power of Preservation To Tell a Fuller Story of American History

Cincinnati Preservation Association Presents: “Preservation as Social Justice” Keynote Speaker – Brent Leggs We were pleased to welcome Brent Leggs as our 2021 Fall Forum Speaker. His talk focused on preserving the galaxy of Black landmarks. Our 26th annual Fall Forum luncheon will took place in the Hall of Mirrors at the Netherland Plaza on …

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Preservation at Home: “Gina Ruffin Moore on Black History in Cincinnati”

On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 we welcomed author, Gina Ruffin Moore to our Virtual Speaker Series. Gina shared her years of research and depth of knowledge of Black History in Cincinnati. You can watch the full video below. About our guest: Gina Ruffin Moore is the author of “Cincinnati: The Black America Series” (Arcadia Publishing). …

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Cincinnati Preservation Revolving Fund

The Endangered Building Revolving Fund is an historic properties redevelopment program, commonly known as a revolving fund.  It is an active real estate-based program for protecting endangered properties using techniques such as: options, purchase/resale, easements and tax credits.    We utilize a range of methods from loans to support redevelopment of historic properties to direct …

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