The Peters Cartridge Factory: a look at a cool old building in Mason, just outside of Cincinnati.
Future City ‘Spectacular’: self-taught architect and urban planner Orville Simpson II and his plan for Victory City, first dreamed up when he was 13 years old, and soon to be archived at the University of Cincinnati.
Bryan Patrick Todd: Highlands Mural: a cool new typographic mural just went up in Louisville.
Archive Gallery: The Futuristic Glories of Old New York: truth and fantasy from the olden days.
Agri Culture: architecture porn just outside of Baltimore, courtesy of our talented friends at Manifold Design.
The Kaufmann House: architecture porn in Palm Springs, courtesy of the great Richard Neutra.
9 of the Most Polluted Places in the World: prepare to become depressed.
Obesogenic Motorgenic Cincinnati: thoughts on car culture and/in Cincinnati.
Making Historic Preservation Pay off in Louisville: an incentive program for old buildings, in exchange for obtaining landmark status.
Announcing the Walk Indianapolis Architectural Tours: “Put on your walking shoes and listen as leading Indianapolis architects tell you the stories and history behind our most prominent buildings and spaces.” Download the app here.
ArtBridge: Works in Progress: a new public installation on the site of the Atlantic Yards construction in Brooklyn.
Wright: The Brick House visits Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West in Scottsdale.
The Ultimate Nerd Guide To New York City: nerdy fun with maps.
Fucking. Walk.: just that.
I recently stumbled onto a Facebook group called You Know You’re from Cincinnati If…. I didn’t join [it wouldn’t be right], but I’m copying the group’s fun quiz for all Cincinnati readers, both natives and transplants, along with my answers. I’ve answered the questions off the top of my head, so you can see what one person has learned in three years.