Join in the year long celebration for Cincinnati Preservation’s 60th anniversary

by attending the FREE and ticketed events below.

Historic Preservation Bike Tour at CNU

Friday, May 17th 2:00 – 5:00pm 

Open to conference attendees for an added fee of $50 CNU Member / $65 Non-Member


Embark on a leisurely 6.2-mile slow-roll bike ride led by our knowledgeable tour guide, Beth Johnson, Executive Director of the Cincinnati Preservation Association. Explore the rich history of Cincinnati as we wind through iconic landmarks, including the Dayton Street Historic District, Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati Fire Museum, Cincinnati City Hall, Piatt Park within the Race Street Historic District, the Cincinnati Times-Star Building, and the scenic beauty of Over-the-Rhine (OTR). Participants will hear how new life is being injected into these historic neighborhoods through incremental steps of restorative urbanism.

Preservation in the Park

The Porch in Washington Park

1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

3rd Tuesday of the Month

May through October at 5:30 p.m.



Join Cincinnati Preservation Association

to hear about the stories that the historic sites and structures of Cincinnati tell.


Grab a drink from the bar, sit back and let us tell you a story…


Sponsored by Cincinnati Historic Homes’ Sanregret Team and 3CDC.

60th Anniversary Celebration


Tuesday, August 27th from 4 – 6 p.m.

John Hauck House

812 Dayton St., Cincinnati, OH 45214



Come celebrate 60 years of Cincinnati Preservation with an open house at our home base. Enjoy light bites, drinks and fellowship as we honor the historic work CPA has accomplished since 1964.

Coffee & Conversation

Thursday, September 12th at 8:30 a.m.

John Hauck House

812 Dayton St, Cincinnati, OH 45214


Corporate Members are invited to join CPA Leadership for a conversation over coffee. Learn about what’s in store for preservation efforts in our region and network with industry partners.

Ohio Open Doors

Saturday, September 14th 10 – Noon

John Hauck House

812 Dayton St, Cincinnati, OH 45214

FREE & Family Friendly


Come tour the John Hauck House in the Dayton St Historical District. Enter a coloring contest, see the restoration work on a guided tour and experience how preservation creates community.


The Ohio History Connection created Ohio Open Doors in 2016 to promote and inspire pride in Ohio’s heritage and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act. Signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson on Oct. 15, 1966, the Act has proven instrumental in transforming the face of communities from coast to coast, establishing the legal framework and incentives to preserve historic buildings, landscapes and archaeological sites.

Fall Forum

Friday, October 11th at Noon

Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel

35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202


Every fall, CPA hosts a nationally renowned speaker who gives a lecture on a topic of local interest. The Fall Forum has historically taken place in the Netherland Plaza’s Hall of Mirrors, one of the grandest ballrooms in the Midwest.


This year’s speaker will be announced soon!

Docomomo Tour Day


More details coming soon!


The only national event of its kind, Tour Day is an annual celebration of modern architecture and design where the public and like-minded organizations across the country participate in a tour or event.


CPA partners with cf3 for this event in a new location each year.


Stay tuned to hear this year’s national theme and local tour location!

Members Reception & Annual Meeting

Sunday, December 8th from 2 – 4 p.m.

The Carnegie
1028 Scott St, Covington, KY 41011


CPA Members and Corporate Members are invited to gather in celebration of Historic Preservation. Together, we’ll enjoy a reception at a local historic space and vote in new Board Members to continue carrying the preservation torch forward.

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