A New Dawn for Downtown

1010 on the Rhine, Residential & Grocery

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Cincinnati, OH | 520,000 SF

Court & Walnut connects two ends of a rapidly transforming city.
Press play and listen to architects Stefan Cornelis and Steve Kenat talk about how 1010 has made an immediate impact on the Cincinnati community

As the population of Cincinnati’s urban core has grown, people who live and work downtown have long clamored for a full-service grocery store. Soon they’ll have it, in an 18-story building that combines a Kroger market and café, apartments, and parking.

1010 is located along a bustling transit thoroughfare

This transit-oriented development at the midpoint of the city’s streetcar route transforms a surface parking lot into a link that connects Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine and Fountain Square districts—two lively but separate live/work/play zones. Outdoor terraces at Kroger’s second floor café give shoppers the option of streetside dining while private terraces similarly engage residents with Central Parkway’s grand presence. The building is also capped with a rooftop terrace overlooking the city center.

Design decisions were made with the context of the surrounding architecture in mind.
The building design is informed by its immediate context and influenced decisions on height, setbacks, and overall massing.
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This is a sign that the renaissance of Downtown and OTR is here to stay and is accelerating.

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- Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley

Corner entries provide transparency and give customers dual access points. A second story living wall screens parking, provides an unexpected hit of green, and echoes Kroger’s increasing organic options. The entire project reinterprets an historic neighborhood in a contemporary manner and invites Cincinnati to look at an underappreciated area with fresh eyes.

Residential units enjoy floor to ceiling windows, which allow for spectacular views of the historic Over-the-Rhine district

Views—from private residential balconies to Kroger’s expansive street level windows– are integral to life in and around 1010 On-the-Rhine, whether you’re coming home, coming to shop, or coming to work.

Kroger's outdoor terrace allows patrons a chance to connect to the energy of the bustling urban environment