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[Past Event] – Reveal Celebration!

REVEAL CELEBRATION ~ 11-2 pm Saturday, December 28, 2013 Join us in celebration of the Streetcar and uncovering the newly completed storefront. The storefront uses an innovative operable window system, the first of its kind certified by an Historic Tax

The Streetcar Debate Heats-Up!

Updated: Thursday, November 21 2013, 11:57 PM EST CINCINNATI (Angenette Levy) — Canceling Cincinnati’s streetcar project could cost as much as $125 million, according to numbers presented to city council by the project manager Thursday. In a power point presentation, John

[Past Event] – concert:nova at The Crown building!

UP:NEXT with concert:nova Hear Jon Sands, a Cincinnati-born poet, recount an up-close and personal examination of his adolescence accompanied by concert:nova’s own pianist Julie Spangler, cellist Ted Nelson, and percussionist Patrick Schleker in a stirring and electrifying double performance that won’t cease to captivate

[Past Event] – Roxanne Qualls at the Crown.

— Your vote is needed for Roxanne Qualls to realize her vision for Cincinnati’s future as Mayor.  Support Roxanne for Mayor this election. You can donate to her campaign online at

Streetcar Development

Crown is first location for Greater Cincinnati Water Works to receive new water service on Streetcar line. GCWW used this location at 1739 Elm Steet for training their crews to install special equipment made for water line protection along the Streetcar

Storefront Restoration

The Federal Historic Tax Credit program has approved the Crown storefront with opening windows.  There was no record of the original historic storefront which had been bricked up in the 1970s.   Opening windows is a perfect design to create flow

Meet The Contractors

Steve Hampton & Jason Snyder review architectural plans for inspection. — TAMZ Construction – Jason Snyder. — Jason Snyder with Jeff and Kenny. — Kenny & Jeff clean up exposed brick walls on 4th floor. — RIDGE STEEL erecting rear

Future Blooms

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful is a non profit that funds Future Blooms improving the appearance of neighborhoods. Our boarded up storefront now has windows and doors painted on them. This is a significant way to improve appearances until the real thing

Window Fabrication

Wooden windows, frames and sashes are being fabricated by the Legacy Building Restoration shop in Tiffin, Ohio to match the historic windows. — The new windows have been installed!

Interior Details

The existing staircase remains from the 2-4 floors, but was removed when the addition was built in the1970s for the boxing club on the 2nd floor.  — The staircase shadow allowed us to rebuild in its original location. — Staircase rebuilt

Exterior Paint


Kestner Waggoner Restoration work to remove all the blue-gray paint from brick and stone facades. —

Cornice & Box Gutter Work

The front box gutter was repaired where wood had rotted from water damage. North side of the building’s box gutter and cornice had been damaged in the 2008 Hurricane Ike wind storm and was removed. Wooden piers were built into brick