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Arts: The London Police Ride Again at The BLDG

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 16, 2010
International artist collective The London Police have arrived for their inaugural show of 2010, The London Police Ride Again, opening 8-11 p.m. Friday. The exhibition opening will feature large-scale canvases, screen prints, an intimate TLP Cinema experience at The BLDG in Covington.  

Temple of Love

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 18, 2009
If you're looking for love, or at least an architectural/sculptural representation thereof, your best option in Cincinnati is the aptly named Temple of Love in Clifton’s Mt. Storm Park. By definition, the Temple of Love is a tholos, a name used by the ancient Greeks to signify a round building. The tholoi generally functioned in two ways: either as a sacred space, shielding a central statue or offering or as a secular place of congregation.  

The Ascent

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2009
I wanted to dislike The Ascent at Roebling’s Bridge. Well, “wanted” is the wrong word. I expected to dislike the Ascent. Perhaps this could be due to my preference for old historic buildings, or maybe I presumed that such high aspirations would have to result in a stunning but alienating encounter.  

The General James Taylor Mansion

1 Comments · Wednesday, December 17, 2008
There are few things that get me in the Christmas spirit like an old historic building or city block decked out in its holiday fanciest. There’s just something about the twinkling lights at dusk and miles of pine roping neatly adorning some fabulous architecture that ignites the sentimental holiday sap in me.  

Terrace Hotel

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Several weeks ago a local landmark of Modernist architecture was suddenly and unceremoniously closed. Although the future of the Terrace Hotel has been somewhat uncertain in recent years, the closure came as a shock to its employees. Designed by the prestigious New York office of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, the 1948 opening of the Terrace Hotel stands as a stark dichotomy to its quiet closure.  

Coney Island

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Summer is reaching its hot, sweaty peak, and for months King's Island has been packed with hordes of youths enjoying their precious few months of freedom.  

Memorial Hall

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 2, 2008
With the Fourth of July so close you can almost taste the hot dogs and ice cream, it seems a fitting time to discuss a building meant to honor the individuals our society places at the forefront o  

Sedamsville at Risk

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Sadly in line with Sedamsville's quiet decline over the past 50 years, the neighborhood is on the cusp of irrevocable change once again thanks to a seemingly inevitable architectural upheaval. K  

The Cincinnati Observatory Center

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Dedicated in 1843, the Cincinnati Observatory Center is our nation's first public observatory and was the first institution to standardize time for the entire country. In addition, Cleveland Ab  

Grammer's

1 Comments · Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Although revitalization and development in Over-the-Rhine finally seem to be making significant progress, some things will never change. In the case of the reopening of Grammer's, this is a goo