Over-The-Rhine contains the largest collection of 19th century Italianate architecture still standing in the United States. The entire 360 acre district of Over-the-Rhine is recognized on the National Historic Register.
About 7000 people currently reside in Over-the-Rhine. At one time, over 50,000 people lived here.
OTR has over 500 empty buildings, 2500 empty units, and 700 vacant lots available for repopulation and renovation. Many of these require serious renovation. Residential development is a vital business in Over-the-Rhine at this time, and one that the Over-the-Rhine Chamber supports.
6 districts of character and personality make up the 360 acres of Over-the-Rhine, a neighborhood rich in its diversity and history.
Settlement, Development and History of Over-the-Rhine For the 200 year-old, fascinating story of the immigrants, entrepreneurs and artisans that built the character and structures of Over-the-Rhine.
Over-the-Rhine Comprehensive Plan This Community Master Plan for Revitalization was published in June, 2002. The plan of recommendations can be viewed in its entirety at the City of Cincinnati website. (http://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/cdap/pages/-3652-/)