Thursday, March 18, 2010

Plan Commision Meeting Friday on Gamble House

(Photo Courtesy: Save the Gamble House facebook webpage)

The Cincinnati Planning Commission Board meets FRIDAY at 9 AM. Two Centennial Plaza (center building) 7th Floor J. Marting Griesel Room.

Gregory Kissel, representing the Westwood Historical Society, has applied for Historic Designation of the James N. Gamble House, located at 2918 Werk Road. The property is zoned “Single Family, SF-10. If approved the property would be protected by historic overlay zoning. This property is located in the Westwood community.This hearing is being held pursuant to the regulations set forth in Chapter 1435 (Historic Structures, Sites, and Districts) of the Zoning Code of the City of Cincinnati.

This meeting is critical as they will vote on the recommendation for Registry status for the Gamble House which the Greenacres Foundation wants to demolish. The public will present arguments at this meeting.

This has galvanized the Preservation community not just locally but nationally and internationally. The SAVE THE HISTORIC GAMBLE HOUSE Facebook group is approaching 2500 members! If you have not let your voice to the effort please do so by joining this group:!/group.php?gid=309727368005

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