21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati

Format
Full

City
Cincinnati

State/Province
OH

Country
USA

Metro Area
Cincinnati

Project Type
Hotel

Location Type
Central Business District

Land Uses
Community Center
Hotel
Museum
Restaurant
Retail

Keywords
Historic preservation
Mixed-use development
New markets
Public-private partnership
Renovation
Tax credits

Site Size
0.346 acres
acres hectares

Date Started
2007

Date Opened
2012

The 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati is an innovative hybrid of a vibrant contemporary art museum and a 156-room boutique hotel that is at the hub of a growing arts and entertainment district and has contributed to the revitalization of Cincinnati’s downtown. A masterful orchestration of century-old historic details and clean modern design characterizes the project. The building was redeveloped from a property that originally hosted a hotel built in 1912. Visitors to the hotel can enjoy the 3,082-square-foot fine-dining restaurant and 8,000 square feet of gallery, meeting, and event space dedicated to exhibiting art of the 21st century. Open to the public free of charge, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the 21c Museum Hotel features rotating curated exhibitions of the work of living artists, including site-specific multimedia installations.

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Format
Full

City
Cincinnati

State/Province
OH

Country
USA

Metro Area
Cincinnati

Project Type
Hotel

Location Type
Central Business District

Land Uses
Community Center
Hotel
Museum
Restaurant
Retail

Keywords
Historic preservation
Mixed-use development
New markets
Public-private partnership
Renovation
Tax credits

Site Size
0.346 acres
acres hectares

Date Started
2007

Date Opened
2012

Website
www.21cmuseumhotels.com/
cincinnati

Project address
609 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Master developer
21c Museum Hotels
Louisville, Kentucky
www.21cmuseumhotels.com

Development partner
Cincinnati Center City Development
Corporation (3CDC)
Cincinnati, Ohio
www.3cdc.org

Design architect/interior design
Deborah Berke Partners
New York, New York
www.dberke.com

Executive architect
Perfido Weiskopf Wagstaff + Goettel
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

DESIGNERS, CONTRACTORS,
AND CONSULTANTS

Engineer
Atlantic Engineering Services
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
http://aespj.com

Construction manager
Messer Construction Co.
Cincinnati, Ohio
www.messer.com

Owner’s representative
McCall Group
Louisville, Kentucky
www.mccallgroup.org

OTHER RESOURCES

Interviewees
Craig Greenberg, president,
21c Museum Hotels

Erin Swain, law and development manager,
21c Museum Hotels

Julie Congedo-Fowler, event sales manager,
21c Museum Hotels

Stephen G. Leeper, president and CEO,
Cincinnati Center City Development
Corporation (3CDC)

Awards
Global Awards for Excellence, Urban Land Institute, 2013

#1 U.S. hotel, Readers’ Choice Awards, Condé Nast Traveler, 2013

50 Best New Restaurants, Bon Appétit, 2013

Preservation Award, Cincinnati Preservation Association in the Rehabilitation Category, 2013

“Timmy” Awards for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation, National Housing & Rehabilitation Association, 2013

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