Tuesday, June 16, 2009

The Queen Speaks

Quotes from and about Cincinnati

“There is a value to preserving the unique architecture of a community and a city, because it actually is part of our competitive advantage.” – Roxanne Qualls

In the June 12, 2009 issue of the Cincinnati Business Courier

4 comments:

Anne said...

Then let's get going!

Reading the heartwrenching An Expression of Community by Flischel, Ellis, and Langam. Photos of the Rookwood water fountains, statuary, friezes, gargoyles, etc. that bedeck our public schools. Oddly enough, a bunch of these are on the chopping -- I mean auction -- block as we speak.

Matt Hunter Ross said...

hmmm... you mean a prominent local politician is actually publicly recognizing that history might be worth something?

amazing.

Anne said...

Here's the latest on the school building auction: http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20090617/NEWS0102/306170045/1058/CPS+board+sells+3+buildings

Anonymous said...

The name of this movie is "Broken Glass: Lawless Blacks Gone Wild".