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West End Community provides feedback reg. Sands School lot

 News  mbeck  10-Jan-2015 09:50  0  1394 reads
West End Community provides feedback reg. Sands School lot

The West End community gathered on Saturday, Jan. 10th, 2015, at the 7 Hills Neighborhood Houses center to provide a feedback on what to do with the former Sands School lot. 

The Cincinnati Reds Community Fund, Procter & Gamble, & the Cincinnati Zoo will fund the conversion...

What do we want to do with the former Sands School lot?

 News  mbeck  09-Jan-2015 07:10  0  751 reads
What do we want to do with the former Sands School lot?

A community planning meeting will be held to discuss: 

  • Your park and recreation ideas for the old Sands School parking lot, 
  • Recycling at the Findlay Street Center & in the West End, & The Center's new broader mission to help...

West End Community celebrates Christmas at Seven Hills ...

 News  mbeck  23-Dec-2014 12:10  0  1069 reads
West End Community celebrates Christmas at Seven Hills Neighborhood Houses

Hour of Code @ Hays Porter Elementary School

 News  mbeck  12-Dec-2014 03:00  0  1469 reads
Hour of Code @ Hays Porter Elementary School

Today we had "Hour of Code" training session @ Hays Porter Elementary School!

The "Hour of...

Cincinnati Kick-off for the "Hour of Code" at ...

 News  mbeck  10-Dec-2014 00:10  0  1155 reads
Cincinnati Kick-off for the "Hour of Code" at Taft IT High School (Dec. 8, 2014)

The "Hour of Code" is coming to West End (Dec. 8 ...

 News  mbeck  04-Nov-2014 00:00  1  1453 reads
The "Hour of Code" is coming to West End (Dec. 8 - 14, 2014)

Join the Hour of Code December 8 - 14, 2014

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can...

Taft IT High School hosting public viewing of the movie ...

 News  mbeck  03-Nov-2014 02:10  0  1732 reads
Taft IT High School hosting public viewing of the movie "WEB" on Monday postponed till probably April

Change of Date: The event has been postponed till probably  April

At that time there will be a public viewing of the new...

Code.org workshop @ Taft IT High School (Nov. 1, 2014)

 News  mbeck  03-Nov-2014 01:40  0  1326 reads
Code.org workshop @ Taft IT High School (Nov. 1, 2014)

West End Community/Citizen Youth Scientists Presentation

 News  mbeck  29-Oct-2014 11:20  0  1577 reads
West End Community/Citizen Youth Scientists Presentation

At the September meeting of West End Community Council, we had the opportunity to see an excellent presentation by the "Community/Citizen Youth Scientists" from Seven Hills Neighborhood Houses (see below). 

It...

The West End: Looking Back, Looking Forward

 News  mbeck  27-Oct-2014 12:00  1  1262 reads

On Wednesday, November 12 at 7 pm in Mayerson Hall, local historians scholars, and consultants discuss an historic Cincinnati neighborhood.

Moderator: Dan...

West End Photography Exhibit @ Skirball Museum in ...

 History  mbeck  26-Oct-2014 12:00  0  4999 reads
West End Photography Exhibit @ Skirball Museum in Cincinnati

George S. Rosenthal, Daniel J. Ransohoff and Ben Rosen: Documenting Cincinnati’s Neighborhoods

October 22—December 21, 2014

A FOTOFOCUS exhibition presented by the Cincinnati Skirball Museum of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and The Jacob...

FREE workshop for teachers & volunteers to teach computer ...

 News  mbeck  19-Oct-2014 06:50  0  2650 reads
FREE workshop for teachers & volunteers to teach computer science to K-5

We welcome elementary school teachers to sign up for a free, high-quality professional development workshop led by Code.org K-5 Facilitators, who are experienced computer science educators....

Taft Information Technology High School

 Info  mbeck  17-Oct-2014 11:40  0  8009 reads
Taft Information Technology High School

Taft Information Technology High School is a public high school located in the ...

Taft High School as one of 10 super rad LEED public ...

 News  mbeck  17-Oct-2014 11:00  0  971 reads
Taft High School as one of 10 super rad LEED public projects

Photo credit: VSWC Architects

Recently the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) published a list of ...

Why is Cincinnati Known as The Queen City?

 History  mbeck  15-Oct-2014 12:30  0  2982 reads
Why is Cincinnati Known as The Queen City?

Cincinnati, Ohio, founded in 1788, was originally named Losantiville, or “town opposite the mouth of the Licking River.” A mere two years later, however, the Governor of the Northwest Territory, General Arthur St. Clair, renamed the...

Welcome to West End Cincinnati website

 News  mbeck  13-Oct-2014 23:30  0  769 reads
Welcome to West End Cincinnati website

Thank you for your interest in the West End neighborhood, located in the beautiful Cincinnati, OH.

If you would like to share information about West End with the rest of the world using this website, please contact us.

Nextdoor application for neighbors living in West End

 History  mbeck  13-Oct-2014 23:30  0  7496 reads
Nextdoor application for neighbors living in West End

If you live in West End, you can join the "Nextdoor" community group.

What is Nextdoor


Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. It's the easiest way for you and your neighbors...

Images of West End before and after the Highway ...

 History  mbeck  13-Oct-2014 20:20  0  5601 reads

Aaron Renn at the Urbanophile has been looking at the devastation wrought on different cities by highways. And he’s uncovered a pretty dramatic example in...

Beautiful pictures of historical West End

 History  mbeck  13-Oct-2014 20:20  0  1030 reads
Beautiful pictures of historical West End

The Urban Ohio Website has several beautiful pictures of West End. 

As they write: 

The West End is a...

2002 West End Comprehensive Plan

 History  mbeck  01-Oct-2014 11:20  0  455 reads

In 2001 and 2002 the West End community together with City of Cincinnati staff has created "The West End Comprehensive Plan".

The purpose of this plan was to present the redevelopment issues and concerns identified by residents, businesses and key stakeholders in the West End and to...

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