Historic Conservation Board

Historic Conservation Board Members

The Historic Conservation Board, established by ordinance in 1980, consists of seven members who are appointed by the City Manager. The Board must include at least one professional historic preservationist, one historian, two architects, one attorney, one person engaged in the real estate or development business, and one economist.

  • David Zelman, AIA LEED AP, Chair
  • Judi Craig, AICP, Vice-Chair
  • Judith Spraul-Schmidt, PhD
  • Michael L. Burson
  • Patricia Bittner
  • Herbert Weiss
  • Don Driehaus



The Historic Conservation Board usually meets every-other Monday at 3 p.m. in the J. Martin Griesel Room, Centennial Plaza Two, Seventh Floor, 805 Central Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.

Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations to participate in or attend any meeting should call the Historic Conservation Office at 513-352-4888 seven days prior to the meeting.

To access the Historic Conservation Board meeting schedule for the year 2015 click here.


HCB Rules & Procedures