Urban Walls, by Barron Krody, was one of the largest and most extensive public art projects undertaken in Cincinnati, was conceived and organized by Carl Solway and Jack Boulton. Ten Cincinnati artists and designers were invited to created monumental paintings to mask the scars left by urban renewal in the late 's. The visual impact of these walls added a sense of place and spirit to the declining center of the city. The project was managed by Solway's art gallery and funded through private and government sources.
Settled in , Cincinnati became a boom town in the early 19th century and attracted a large number of ethnic German immigrants, first from Pennsylvania, later from Europe, who founded many of the city's cultural institutions. The Cincinnati Zoo guidebook, published only in German during the years , is evidence of their influence. Irish immigrants also arrived, along with African American former slaves from the southern states. A major branch of the Underground Railroad passed through this area, and films and exhibits on the subject may be seen at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. The traditional gay business district is Downtown, but many people live up in the heights of Northside, the University area, and beyond. Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport is about 13 miles south of downtown Cincinnati in northern Kentucky. Some hotels in Downtown Cincinnati or in Covington, just across the river, offer free airport shuttle services.
This LGBT establishment under an overpass by the rail tracks has been rated the top dance club in This LGBT establishment under an overpass by the rail tracks has been rated the top dance club in Cincinnati more than once for every reason. Open until 4am, large outdoor area they used to have volleyball tournaments.
The place is a dump deserves a rehab. Crowd is dicey. Place really needs an upgrade. Sad it use to be the place to be once upon a time. Sadly, the Dock continues to decline.