Before and After: 12 East 13th Street

13th Street

12 East 13th Street used to be occupied by a small barn-like building. Former property owner Doug Waggoner of Kestner Waggoner Restoration Group built the brick structure that stands there today. View Larger Map

Remark Hospitality, Core Redevelopment Propose Mixed-Use Plan for Old SCPA

Old SCPA - Historic Woodward - Cincinnati (23)

Cincinnati-based Remark Hospitality Development Company (RHD) in conjunction with Core Redevelopment is working to transform the historic Woodward High School / former SCPA building into a multi-use development. RHD will present its plan to the Pendleton Neighborhood Council at 7pm, Monday, March 11 at the Main Public Library in the 3rd floor Tower Room. The

Vintage Findlay Market Photos

Findlay Market (12)

A look back at Findlay Market several decades ago. The photos appear to have been taken at two different times, perhaps in the 1960s and 70s. The following interesting images were found in the University of Cincinnati’s Digital Collections. Hat tip to the Digging Cincinnati History facebook page for sharing one of these photos recently.

Art-Themed Pop-Up Shop Brings Free Busken Donuts to Vine Street

Busken Pop-Up at 1218 Vine St. OTR

You might not expect a Cincinnati bakery that started during the Great Depression to create a trendy OTR destination, but CEO Dan Busken has brought his donuts to the Gateway Quarter in the form of an artistic pop-up shop. With the help of local design and marketing agency PB+J, Busken Bakery is temporarily (hence, “pop-up”) using

Weekly Farmers Market Coming to Washington Park

Washington Park aerial photo via 3CDC

A farmers market will be held at Washington Park every Monday 4-8pm from June 3 to August 26. 3CDC is currently soliciting applications for vendors for the Washington Park Farmers Market and is “committed to creating a diverse marketplace with the highest-quality, locally-produced products available”. The Farmers Market at the Park will be held on

Traditions, New and Old, Planned for Bockfest 2013

Bockfest Trojan Goat

“Bockfest is coming!” This shrill yell of excitement has been echoing throughout Cincinnati’s seven hills and Over-the-Rhine’s secret alleyways with a growing intensity for weeks. Now, the time for bock beer, monks, and goats is nearly upon us… The 21st annual Bockfest (March 1-3) officially kicks off with the Bockfest Parade at 6pm Friday, March 1, starting

Before & After: Cincinnati Color Building

Cincinnati Color Building - after (7)

One of 3CDC‘s latest projects, the Cincinnati Color Building at 1400 Vine Street, is nearing completion. Kaze, a Japanese restaurant, sushi bar and gastropub, now occupies the first floor and is putting the finishing touches on its outdoor beer garden. Core Resources, the general contractor that performed the construction on the building, is preparing to move

Over-the-Rhine Featured on HGTV’s House Hunters

House Hunters filming in front of 1206 Main Street in OTR

HGTV’s House Hunters will an air an episode set in Cincinnati tonight at 10pm. Real estate agent Scott Oyler of the Oyler Group showed his client Brandon three properties last August: a loft in OTR, a condo on 6th St. downtown, and a condo in Walnut Hills. By the end of the episode, Brandon will decide where

Mercer Commons Phase I Rises

Mercer Commons construction - 2-9-13 - Travis Estell

The $25 million first phase of Mercer Commons is rising out of the ground. Mercer Commons is a three phase development of 3CDC. The project broke ground in July 2012 and will yield a 340 space parking garage, 28 for-sale condos, and 3,900 SF of commercial space. The parking garage is due to be complete

Findlay Market’s 9th Annual Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras at Findlay Market - Christy Samad

Findlay Market celebrated its ninth annual Mardi Gras this weekend. Unlike Mardi Gras on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Findlay Market’s celebration is a family-friendly affair. If you’re looking for a display of drunken debauchery and licentiousness, look somewhere else (perhaps Bockfest?). Mardi Gras is one of the Market’s busiest days of the year and