architecture http://wvxu.org en Betts House lets kids Build It! this summer http://wvxu.org/post/betts-house-lets-kids-build-it-summer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cincinnati’s </span><a href="http://www.thebettshouse.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Betts House</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Ohio’s oldest brick home, invites parents and kids this summer to come by and enjoy the exhibit </span><a href="http://www.thebettshouse.org/2014/04/get-excited-for-build-it-and-bond-at.html" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Build It!</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, allowing for hands on activities to introduce the concept of architecture to the next generation. Executive Director </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Dayle Deardurff</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joins Jane </span>Durrell<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to discuss the exhibit, on loan from </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">archKIDecture</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of Chicago, how it fits into the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Betts House</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> mission, and the house’s </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Family Fun Saturdays</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 23 May 2014 05:00:20 +0000 Jane Durrell 27005 at http://wvxu.org Betts House lets kids Build It! this summer Recognizing Cincinnati's Architectural Styles http://wvxu.org/post/recognizing-cincinnatis-architectural-styles <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Victorian, Art Deco, Federal, Italianate, German Gothic, Cincinnati’s downtown and surrounding neighborhoods are home to a variety of architectural styles. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 24293 at http://wvxu.org Recognizing Cincinnati's Architectural Styles Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/rookwood-pottery-cincinnati <p>Founded in 1880 by Maria Longworth in Cincinnati, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/rookwoodpottery" target="_blank">Rookwood Pottery </a>was soon recognized for its beautiful and distinctive pieces worldwide. In 1902 Rookwood began creating architectural pottery, and its tiles and custom designs adorned thousands of private homes and public buildings, from Carew Tower to Grand Central Station. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 24294 at http://wvxu.org Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati Preserving Cincinnati's Historical Landmarks http://wvxu.org/post/preserving-cincinnatis-historical-landmarks <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://cincinnatipreservation.org/" target="_blank">The Cincinnati Preservation Association</a> (CPA) works to preserve the historic cultural buildings and sites in Cincinnati. To help celebrate its 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary, CPS is asking you to help <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cincinnati-Preservation-Association/185964090342?v=app_448952861833126&amp;rest=1Segm" target="_blank">select the 50 top historic buildings and sites that define Cincinnati.</a> Union Terminal?&nbsp; City Hall? Carew Tower? Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:30:05 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 22902 at http://wvxu.org Preserving Cincinnati's Historical Landmarks Terrace Plaza Hotel: An Icon http://wvxu.org/post/terrace-plaza-hotel-icon <p></p><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:30:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 20719 at http://wvxu.org Terrace Plaza Hotel: An Icon