Attorneys for the Anna Louise Inn will go before the Cincinnati Historic Conservation Board this afternoon for a second time. The board issued a favorable report last week. The 103 year old building housing low-income women is in need of renovation and attorney Tim Burke is trying a new tactic.
"Now we're asking the city to approve the entire Anna Louise Inn as a conditional use or a special assistance shelter but the uses won't change."
The move follows a lawsuit by Western and Southern. The company has offered to buy the Lytle Park building and wants to turn it into luxury condominiums. Western and Southern declined comment for this story, saying instead it would prefer to wait until after today's hearing.