Spring in Our Steps

Enhancing community connections in Cincinnati, by reclaiming alleys, sidewalks, and steps for the pedestrian.

City Steps


Clip & Climb Series, Scattered dates 2012-13
Informal outings to clear the paths of closed stairways, in order to prompt community conversations about outmoded pedestrian connections.

Stepping Up in April 2012Stepping Up in April!April 2012-13
2012: 26 public stairway cleanups in 9 neighborhoods
2013: 26 public stairway cleanups in 13 neighborhoods


Stairway and Alley Signage Project, 2013-17

Collaboration with City of Cincinnati Department of Transportation and Engineering to design, fabricate, and install 12 pedestrian gateway signs along the northeast boundary of Over-the-Rhine with Mount Auburn. Subsequently, we submitted a maintenance agreement to commit to regular upkeep of these stairway locations.

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