Project Blog

Getting Ready....

The long, cold winter is over (man, we hope)... Department staff has been working furiously,,, consultant advisors have been churning through the depths of zoning code details.... and we're getting closer and closer to the payoff on all of your feedback over the past year and beyond! Read more...

A New Opportunity for You to Get involved: Plan Build Live....Sight!

We're so excited to announce that Cincinnati is one of the first cities in the nation to launch a new type of participation app -- one that's designed to let you tell us what you love, and what you want changed, right at the moment when you are standing there looking at it. Read more...

Plan Build Live wins Public Relations Award

We’re delighted to announce that Plan Build Live won a Cincinnati chapter, Public Relations Society of America Blacksmith Award last week for our community engagement efforts.  Here's what our partners at Northlich wrote:

"Within the first months of the campaign launch, we secured the following results: Read more...

Video of Neighborhood Charrette final presentation -- November 1, 2012

Many, many thanks to our friends at CitiCable for videotaping and posting the final presentation of the Neighborhood Charrette!

This video includes Read more...

Neighborhood Charrette Closing Presentation Slides

The slides for the final presentation of the Neighborhood Charrette are available in the Documents section of this site, here: http://www.planbuildlivecincinnati.com/document/neighborhood-charrette-c...

Two Hours Until the Neighborhood Charrettes Final Presentation

This is it! Your last chance to clear your schedule for the Final Presentation of the week's work on Neighborhood Form-Based Codes. Your neighbors from College Hill, Madisonville, Walnut Hills, and Westwood have been hard at work with urban designers, City staff, and consultants to bring reality to Cincinnati's new Form-Based Code, by implementing it in their actual neighborhoods. Read more...

Aaaand finally...Walnut Hills Pin-Up presentation, October 31.

Never last or least... except in terms of getting video uploads to work. Here are two videos of the Walnut Hills Pin-Up from last night. Be sure to check the previous blog post for the transportation discussion.

Part 1: http://youtu.be/lTMX6pmz_mA

Part 2: http://youtu.be/Y11mHEEa4Bk

Madisonville Pin-Up video, October 31, 2012

Sorry for the onslaught of blog posts, but we wanted to make sure everyone had access to the videos and slides from this week before the charrette closes tonight.  Here are two videos from the Madisonville Pin Up, with Paul Ostergaard of Urban Design Associates presenting:  Read more...

Neighborhood Charrettes Final Presentation - TONIGHT!!

If you're at all interested in the future of Cincinnati neighborhoods, you owe it to yourself to come downtown tonight and see the Neighborhood Charrette Final Presentations. Building on the City-wide Charrette earlier this year, this is the first real test, with real neighborhoods, of the Cincinnati Form-Based Code. Read more...

Transportation Videos from Walnut Hills/Madisonville Pin Up, 10 31 12

The videos keep coming...During the Pin Up #2 session on Wednesday, October 31, DeWayne Carver and Rick Hall from Hall Planning and Engineering discussed some transportation issues that pertained specifically to Walnut Hills, but also impact Madisonville and other neigborhoods as well.  Here's the video from those sessions:  Read more...