: awesome, awesome news for Northside’s CoSign Initiative Could Become a National Model after Landing New Grant CoSign [but next time, please ask for repro rights; WTF?].
: some of the glass mosaic murals from the Cincinnati’s Gorgeous Attempt to Woo Visitors, Circa 1933 Cincinnati Union Terminal currently live at CVG and will hopefully find a new home soon.
: just that, in words and pictures. Suburban Blight in Kansas City
: only one of the most amazing things I’ve ever seen on the Internet. The New York City Filming Locations of The Warriors
: a City Walk: The Show Is Afoot! TV show about walking through cities like LA and NYC; sounds pretty cool.
: this video is a hypnotic bunch of hipster douchebaggery, set on the Coney Island boardwalk. Warby Parker Gets All Coney Island with New Collection of Specs
: bizarre but kind of awesome. Animal Commuters: Strangest Creatures Found on Public Transit around the World
: I just finished the new site for my OTR-based friend and studio neighbor; if you spot any egregious errors, please direct them to my attention. Cedric Michael Cox | Visual Artist
: some love for our personalized Springtime Garden Wedding seed bomb favors.
: a plan to eliminate the barrier between the Southern and Northern portions of Over-the-Rhine. Liberty St. “Road Diet” Advances, to Be Bid by Nov. 2014
: the Cincinnati dialect is least like NYC, Newark, Jersey City, Boston, or Philly. Aggregate Dialect Difference
: the latest on Detroit’s The Heidelberg Project: A Resilient Community Rebuilds, Again Heidelberg Project after last month’s tragic fire.
: the end of an era for a neighborhood icon? Pretty soon I won’t even recognize my hometown. Is the End Nearing for Odessa Café and Bar on Avenue A?
: in Northern Ireland, The Society of the Simulacrum has popped up. Fake Shop Fronts Used to Make Towns Seem Neater for G8
June 7, 2013
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: an awesome video about an awesome ArtWorks — Transforming Cincinnati organization.
: at long last, Not My Favorite Auto Show Chris Glass has updated his photo blog, including a lovely shot of your favorite texting zombie.
: A Little Friday Link Love Gypsy Forest likes our 10 Seed Bombs with Slinger!
: a long-awaited must-read from Millennium: The Central Park 5 and the Gilded City LastoftheMohikanz.
: #14 is 40 Signs You Grew Up in Brooklyn L’Amour, the rock capital of Brooklyn, natch.
: Dan Flavin above a toilet! Jean-Michel Basquiat in a fast-food restaurant! Cindy Sherman in a laundromat! WTF? Great Art in Ugly Rooms
: “The Smiths’ discography, based on the Manchester tram map.” Love, love, love… The Smiths — A Tribute
Jonathan Queen worked with a team of ArtWorks apprentices on the creation of a photorealistic mural entitled , located on the side of Kroger HQ on Central Parkway in downtown Cincinnati. Fresh Harvest
by Mark Hadjipateras is a series of glass mosaics located in the 28th St. subway station in NYC. The cartoonish images reference the nearby Flatiron Building and Toy Center, as well as the flower, fur, and garment districts. City Dwellers (for Costas and Maro)
Located in the
Station North neighborhood of Baltimore, Open Walls Baltimore is a collection of about two dozen public murals by street artists from around the world, curated by Gaia.
Shipwreck in a Storm by Willen van Diest
Off the Wall is a series of temporary installations in public spaces throughout Baltimore, initiated as an outreach effort by the Walters Art Museum. Reproductions of paintings from the museum’s permanent collection are on view through the end of 2013, including Shipwreck in a Storm by Willen van Diest at 200 East Pratt St.
: nice accolades from Cincinnati, OH — 15 U.S. Cities’ Emerging Downtowns . Forbes
: Cincinnati-centric videos, photos and more. City Stores | Cincinnati
: Wedding Favors A First Class Wedding likes our personalized seed bomb wedding favors!
: amazing; I wish I had embarked on this kind of wayfinding/placemaking campaign. ‘Rap Quotes’ by Jay Shells Maps Out Lyrics with Guerrilla Street Sign Installation
: New York State Pavilion Documentary Matthew Silva is raising funds for a worthy cause — a documentary about Philip Johnson’s iconic New York State Pavilion, built for the 1964 New York World’s Fair and now sitting in ruins.
: a heatmap of 1-bedroom rental prices in San Francisco, found on Rent from on High Burrito Justice.
: this essay, which “posits that ‘vibrant’ is the creative class’ code for urban gentrification,” had me alternately shaking my head and laughing my ass off. Cultural Vibrancy
Cincinnati Union Terminal was designed by Alfred Fellheimer and Steward Wagner, with design consultant Paul Phillipe Cret being responsible for the dramatic Art Deco aesthetic inside and out. Ground was broken in 1929 just before the stock market crash, and the facility opened in 1933.
March 19, 2013
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John Dixon of
Dixon Branded designed this cool, minimalist bike rack as part of ArtWorks‘ ongoing Queen City Art Racks initiative. It’s located in front of 1411 Main St. in Over-the-Rhine.