City Home Cincinnati – Schickel Design Art & Architecture

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April 14, 2011 – Schickel Design provides architectural & design work for Commercial Site, Townhomes & Condos Near Washington Park. Free Lunch & Tour Thurs. April 14 11:30 a.m.
|Where: 1401 Race Street at 14th, City Home Phase 1A Commercial Site and Residential Condos, Cincinnati, OH 45202. From the corner of 14th & Race you’ll get a bird’s eye view of the five story deep Washington Park construction site.
When: Thursday, April 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. RSVP by April 7 please.
Join us for lunch and an informative presentation about the renovation of two buildings on Race Street near Washington Park and seven new townhomes as part of City Home Phase 2. Martha Schickel Dorff of Schickel Design, architect for all projects, visualized the neighborhood’s renaissance in 2004 starting with the Development of her own office building at 124 W. 14th St. Her vision grew with the conception of City Home townhomes and renovations in 2007 on Pleasant Street and continues with the building at 1401 Race St.
The renovation includes expansion of the park from 6 acres to 8 acres and construction of a parking garage beneath it for up to 450 cars. It will transform a pivotal civic space in Over-the-Rhine, creating a green oasis for residents and visitors in the middle of this urban neighborhood. The park is surrounded by some of the city’s most prestigious cultural institutions including Music Hall, Memorial Hall and the new K-12, $72 million School for the Creative and Performing Arts.
OTR Chamber Leads Lunch Program sponsored by Green Cincinnati Education Advocacy, a division of Lohre & Associates, Inc. Marketing Communications firm at 126A W 14th St., Cin., OH 45202. RSVP for lunch to Chuck Lohre at chuck@lohre.com or call 513-961-1174 by April 7, 2011.