What We Do



Cincinnati Preservation Fulfills our Mission by

Advocating for Preservation

  • Effect policy and legislation as fierce preservation advocates in local, state and national arenas
  • Provide trainings and resources on how to become a preservation activist


Educating Businesses, Communities and Citizens  

  • Engage community stakeholders and businesses to partner and invest in historic preservation efforts
  • Offer programs and services that equip communities to achieve preservation
  • Explain the basics of preservation through Preservation 101
  • Gather preservationists by hosting events about local history, national preservation topics and practical resources

Celebrating Local History and Our Built Environment

  • Highlight and protect the sites and stories of underrepresented communities through Cincinnati Sites & Stories website and app and Sites of Black History initiative
  • Present annual Preservation Excellence Awards that recognize people, projects and organizations
  • Steward and share the restored John Hauck House
  • Maintain a Preservation Library and Resource Room


Service Areas


Nine County Region:

Ohio (Hamilton, Clermont, Butler, Warren)

Kentucky (Boone, Kenton, Campbell)

Indiana (Franklin, Dearborn)


Services Offered:

  • Letters of support and concerns
  • Easements
  • Supporting new Preservation Ordinances with in-person advocacy
  • Paid consulting and trainings
  • General questions through email and phone calls

Within 275 Belt-Loop

Services Offered:

  • All services above +
  • In-person advocacy, outreach, lectures, and technical support
  • Neighborhoods Initiative
  • Staff time on producing designations* 
  • Historic Markers*
  • Research Assistance*

Hamilton County

Services Offered:

*with Board approval and when capacity and funding are available


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