Hillside Trust Autumn 2021 Outlook

The Autumn 2021 Edition of Outlook is here. Topics in this issue include: Finalists for the Second Annual Pope Coleman Awards The public steps of Cincinnati Details on the Annual Meeting set for October 21st An update on The Hillside Trust’s fundraising goal...

The First Annual Pope Coleman Awards

The Hillside Trust is pleased to have hosted the first annual Pope Coleman Awards on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Nearly 100 guests turned out to enjoy the proceedings at the Anderson Pavilion on The Banks, which was also streamed live. The event featured a keynote...

Hillside Trust Spring 2021 Outlook

The Spring 2021 Edition of Outlook is here. Topics in this issue include: Updates on the filming of a new landslide documentary Details on the second annual Pope Coleman Awards Revised property acquisition criteria Remembrance of two Cincinnati icons A promotional...

The Hillside Trust’s Autumn 2020 Outlook

The Autumn 2020 Edition of Outlook is here. Topics in this issue include: An update to the Pope Coleman Awards ceremony Details on the annual meeting Filming a new landslide documentary Hillside stabilization in North Avondale Click here to download the Autumn 2020...

North Avondale Landslide

Eric Russo, the executive director of the Hilliside Trust, was recently quoted in WCPO’s article – North Avondale residents launch construction project to halt devastating landslide.  He noted that while the residents had to opt for the less...

The Hillside Trust’s Spring 2020 Outlook

The Spring 2020 Edition of Outlook is here. Topics in this issue include: Restoration Begins on Reemelin Road Acquisition Date Set for First Annual Pope Coleman Awards Columbia Parkway Update Spotlight on Quarry Street Preserve Click here to download the Spring 2020...

Reemelin Road

Location: Reemelin Rd in Green Township Size: 13.1 acres Acquired: 2019 in fee simple by way of grant from the Clean Ohio Fund Features:  Former pasture land that is a remnant green space in a fast developing suburb.

Tips for Dealing with Slips

Here are some tips when it comes to dealing with slope failures. If you have experienced a landslide that has impacted your residence or some other building, or if you believe it is about to, then call a geo-technical engineer or a structural engineer right away. If a...

The Relationship Between Yard Waste and Landslides

It is often easy to dismiss the impact of dumping yard waste over a hillside. Surely grass clippings, leaves, and branches aren’t that heavy, right?  Actually, the truth is that they are a problem. Over time, these piles accumulate water which adds substantial...

McGuire Easement

Location: Grandin Rd – Hyde Park Cincinnati, OH Size: 2.46 acres Acquired: 2007 Features: this easement prevented large scale hillside development from migrating towards Golden Ave.

Juran Easement

Location: Grandin Rd – Hyde Park Cincinnati, OH Size: 1.254 acres Acquired: 2018 Features: adjacent to Joseph and Mary Stern Preserve

Columbia Parkway Easemets

Location: East End – Cincinnati, OH Size: 2.01 acres Acquired: 2009 Features: wooded open space within densely urbanized part of Cincinnati  

Joseph and Mary Stern Preserve

Location: Grandin Rd. – Hyde Park Cincinnati, OH Size: 4.151 acres Acquired: 2004 Features: wooded hillside within densely urbanized part of Cincinnati

Orth Preserve

Location: East Walnut Hills Cincinnati, OH Size: .389 acres Acquired: 2008 Features: steep hillside overlooking Columbia Parkway

Libby Preserve

Location:; Sutton Ave – California Cincinnati, OH Size:12.192 acrtes Acquired: 2013 Features: beautifully wooded hillside with open tree canopy

Dumbauld Preserve

Location: end of Shattuc Ln below Cincinnati Park’s Ault Park Size: 1.56 acres Acquired: 2018 Features: steep hillside overlooking Little Miami River Valley

Chrislip Preserve

Location: end of Salem Hills Ln – Mt. Washington Cincinnati, OH Size: 2.4867 acres Acquired: 2014 Features: a wooded ravine and hillside overlooking Cincinnati Park’s Magrish Preserve   

Castellini Preserve

Location: end of Grandin Riverview Ter – Hyde Park Cincinnati, OH Size: 2.0803 acres Acquired: 2014 Features: wooded ravine and hillside overlooking Cincinnat Park’s Magrish Preserve

Spring 2018 Outlook

Read about the latest news at the Hillside Trust.  Download the Spring 2018 Edition of Outlook.