Category: Features

Apple Awards 2013

The Apple Award Gala Honoring Tom Humes was a great success and AFC thanks our event sponsors and patrons for their support and participation.  A special performance by the UC Pep Band and heartfelt remarks by Tom Humes made the event especially memorable and enjoyable. Original Article (February 12, 2013) The Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati (AFC) […]

Corporate Partner Spotlight

Founded as Cole + Russell Architects in 1982 by Tom Cole and John Russell, CR architecture + design is a company committed to creating extraordinary places that build enduring value for clients and the communities they serve. With offices in Cincinnati and Denver, CR has a national portfolio featuring retail, commercial, education, housing, government and […]


ENVISION CINCINNATI documents the progression of urban planning in the Cincinnati region from 1925 to the present. In 1925, Cincinnati became the first city in the United States to adopt a comprehensive plan approved by City Council. That plan led to the construction of the Western Hills Viaduct and Union Terminal, and for the first […]

Architecture By Children (ABC)

The winning entries for this year’s Architecture by Children program are now on display at the AFC Gallery. Come see a variety of architectural models by participating students and learn more about this school based program offered each year by AFC and AIA Cincinnati. Original Article (December 11th, 2012) April is ABC month! ABC 2013 ends […]

Corporate Partner Spotlight

Formed in 1948 by Lewis Hixson, P.E., Hixson is a firm built on the foundation of technical expertise and service. Through the years, Hixson has grown both in the disciplines they offer and in the geographies they serve. Because of this growth, Hixson today is a thriving company listed in the top 1% of A/E […]

Great House Tour and Lecture 2012

LAST DAY FOR TICKET RESERVATIONS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH! Timed tours of 2581 Grandin Road on Sunday, November 18 between 1pm – 5pm. Tours begin at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. The number of guests for each tour time will be limited. Educational lecture about the house, architects, and owners at 5:30pm. This magnificent 9,400 square foot […]

Membership Benefits

AFC member perks: $65: Complimentary online subscription to our newsletter, Speaking of the Built Environment, and invitations to programs, exhibits, and events. $100: Complimentary online subscription to our newsletter, Speaking of the Built Environment, invitations to programs, exhibits, and events, and discounted special tours and publications. $250: Complimentary online subscription to our newsletter, Speaking of the Built Environment, invitations to programs, exhibits, and events, discounted […]

Fort Washington Way Design Competition

Decks over Fort Washington Way to Connect Central Business District to the Banks: City of Cincinnati to Open National Design Competition for Downtown Development The Riverfront Plan of 2001 that established Smale Riverfront Park, the Banks and the two stadiums downtown is already considered a success. Now, one more goal of the plan is closer to […]

AFC Hosts Picturesque Cincinnati: Then and Now photos by the Kraemer Art Company and David La Spina

The Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati is pleased to present Picturesque Cincinnati: Then and Now, as part of FOTOFOCUS, the regional photographic festival. The exhibit will run from September 18th through October 31st, with an opening reception on Tuesday, September 18th from 6 – 8pm. FOTOFOCUS recaptures the spirit of Cincinnati’s legacy as an epicenter of […]