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Royal Views of the Queen City

Royal Views of the Queen City

If a picture is worth one thousand words, then this one writes volumes about the panoramic environment the future residents of Park Pointe will enjoy.  Soon, tiered hillside streets will be lined with homes perched on this overlook of the Covington basin and downtown Cincinnati.  The locals treasure this view, often captured and stylized in..
“Higher” Education (A Stratford Avenue Update)

“Higher” Education (A Stratford Avenue Update)

Growing ever taller is this five-story 25-unit apartment building near the University of Cincinnati designed by Childress and Cunningham Architects. Intended as student housing, the structure is already exhibiting two feature amenities, a covered first floor parking deck with exterior patio above. Watch this space for more as this new apartment community grows into a..
A Custom Home for a Wooded View

A Custom Home for a Wooded View

Childress and Cunningham has designed and is currently constructing a sprawling Craftsman Style home on the east side of Cincinnati. In addition to dramatic open interior spaces, the home is skillfully created to take advantage of its site of which two principle features are an existing barn to the south of the house and sweeping..
Rising to the Occasion

Rising to the Occasion

The Northeast Church of Christ occupies a soaring 1972 design of exposed wood beams and steep roof slopes. A central peak over the center of the sanctuary forms a towering skylight. This dramatic architecture creates one specific problem: the worship space is open to the entry lobby. The Church called on Childress & Cunningham Architects..
Programming, Place and Permeability 

Programming, Place and Permeability 

So what makes a good urban public space, the outdoor “living room” we all are rediscovering? Now that “walkable neighborhood” has become a term on everyone’s radar, outdoor community spaces are a hot topic again.  Developments based on the New Urbanism concept are springing up (aka “Lifestyle Centers”) that include this feature, while older urban..