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Keep Out Sign in Downtown Cincinnati

Spotted in downtown Cincinnati: what’s an areaway, and what exactly constitutes “improper behavior” in it? So many questions…

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The Roots of Vision by Tina Westerkamp

Mt. Adams Pioneers by Tina Westerkamp

Located at 1136 St. Gregory St. in the hilltop neighborhood of Mount Adams, The Roots of Vision by Tina Westerkamp honors the people who shaped this historic Cincinnati neighborhood’s early development.
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Elsewhere

10 Must-See ArtWorks Murals in Cincinnati: just that.

An Outsider at the Crossroads: a fascinating account of moving to East Flatbush, deep in the heart of Brooklyn.

Loew’s Kings Theatre In Brooklyn Will Reopen Next Year: fantastic photos of the Loew’s restoration.

Urbanicide in All Good Faith: not sure how I feel about this anti-UNESCO rant, but it’s an interesting read.

The People Designing Your Cities Don’t Care What You Want. They’re Planning for Hipsters.: an article summed up well by its headline.

Krijn de Koning Builds Colourful Architectural Structures at Turner Contemporary: awesome, colorful and gorgeous.

Every State in the USA, Ranked by Its Beer: for fans of maps and/or beer.

Elsewhere

UC Professor’s Project Is Labor of Love: tonight in the DeSales Corner parking lot, a free screening of films about some residents of Walnut Hills, Cincinnati.

The 2014 Letterpress Trail, Part One: we met Chicago-based Starshaped Press at Signature Mix earlier this year; last week, the crew visited Nashville and Cincinnati.

Giant Robot Returns to Downtown Cincinnati: Nam June Paik’s Metrobot returns on 10 Sep 2014!

Gentrification, Inc.: if you’d like to know how the machine operates, read this.

Baltimore Gets a Giant Bus Stop Shaped Like the Word ‘Bus’: exactly what the title says, and the results are pretty awesome.

New York Has Nine Starbucks for Every Square Mile in Manhattan: you don’t even have to read the article, just the title.

Impressive Photos of the Detroit Masonic Temple: apparently it’s the largest in the world.