"While we understand the drive for more market-rate housing and do indeed see it as one element of equitable development in OTR, we caution that market-rate development has become an end in itself. We do not believe that markets will produce the diversity and economic mix so widely claimed as a common goal"
The Cincinnati Beacon recently posted a working paper produced by the Miami University Center for Community Engagement in Over-the-Rhine. It challenges those involved in development of Over-The-Rhine to reconsider the goals, strategies, and tactics used to make OTR a sustainable mixed-income community. This should be required reading for anyone interested in the development of the neighborhood.
Interestingly, I recently came across a link to the Open Architecture Network which is a sub-project of Architecture for Humanity. I'm a big fan of the OAN and I think it has a lot of potential. I bring it up because it just so happens that the Miami University Center for Community Engagement in Over-the-Rhine is linked to on the AfH's People We Like page. That gives them some cred in my book.
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