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THANKS to ALL who made our 9th ANNUAL Pleasant Ridge+Kennedy Heights ARTS + MUSIC FESTIVAL the best yet!

NOW . . . Don’t Miss our Next Community Party!

District A – in partnership with Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park – brings ROBIN HOOD to the neighborhood, and this Robin Hood fills every scene with 21st century laughs whether you’re 5 or 95!

WHEN?  Next SAT, 10/29, from 7 – 8:30 PM

WHERE?  Our all new Woodford Paideia Arts & Cultural Academy, at 3716 Woodford Road, in Kennedy Heights.

Before & after, explore this beautiful building full of art everywhere.

Our doors will open to you and your family and friends at 6:30 PM.

TICKETS?  Nope – no need to plan ahead. We’ll gratefully accept donations at the door to cover our expenses ($5, adults / children always free / no one’s ever turned away.

OUR GOAL?  That you are surprised & delighted to enjoy professional theatre in your own community, that you have new conversations with your neighbors, and that you leave wanting more!


As ONE Community ~ Kennedy Heights/Pleasant Ridge are growing better together … Our Inter-Neighborhood Conversations have exceeded all expectations.  In 2013-14, the two neighborhood Community Councils & two Business District Development Corporations joined with District A to begin our own Inter-Neighborhood Planning in conjunction with Plan Cincinnati, the City’s new strategic plan. Click on Inter-Neighborhood Planning to read our SUMMARY REPORTS and see some of the results from our 200+ participants. Get in touch with any of us – at any time – and become part of our growing better together! The complete Plan Cincinnati report is available at www.plancincinnati.org.  You can access key sections of the plan here.

Vision, Goals, Preface & Introduction

The Guiding Policy Principles of Plan Cincinnati

Guiding Geographic Principles, Parts 1 & 2

Guiding Geographic Principles, Parts 3 & 4

LIVE Initiative, Part 1

LIVE Initiative, Part 2

Collaborate and Implementation

Glossary Related Articles

You’ll read that Kennedy Heights and Pleasant Ridge are among 39 neighborhoods with designated “Neighborhood Business Districts” and among the 14 that also have “Urban Design Overlay Districts.” (These are good things.)  With these foundations in place, we’re poised to work with the City to achieve two vibrant “neighborhood centers” along Montgomery Road. Plan Cincinnati defines neighborhood centers as “the building blocks of our neighborhoods . . .  the traditional, walkable cores of our communities that feature not only commercial uses but also contain much of our civic infrastructure and the amenities that we need to go about our daily lives.” To discover all the planning that each of our neighborhoods has already accomplished, check out these links:

2003 KH Comprehensive Community Plan

2005 KH Feasibility Study/Urban Design Plan

2000 PR Urban Design Plan, Part 1

2000 PR Urban Design Plan, Part 2

2007 PR Market Study & Vision Plan, Part 1

2007 PR Market Study & Vision Plan, Part 2

2007 PR Market Study & Vision Plan, Part 3