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Discretionary Design Review:Shaping Downtown Cincinnati

  • Hayden May
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Abstract

The city of Cincinnati has a long history of urban design review. The city began review of important projects in the mid-1960s, when Fountain Square was developed in the heart of the city. The Urban Design Review Board is composed of three design professionals and one community business leader appointed by the city manager on the recommendation of the director of the Department of Economic Development. The board has enjoyed a relatively stable membership since its initiation. David Niland, Professor of Architecture at the University of Cincinnati, has been one of the design professionals on the board since its inception. Fred Lazarus, respected community business leader, has served as chair of the board for twenty-two years. The other current design professionals are Jayanta Chatterjee, Dean of the College of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning, University of Cincinnati, and Hayden May, Dean of the School of Fine Arts, Miami University.

Keywords

Transportation Coherence Resi Dition Pyramid 

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hayden May
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  1. 1.Miami University of OhioUSA

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