Since first ground-breaking in 1956, Forest Park, Ohio has been a planned community. It has hold a progressive attitude since its inception. Once it became a city in 1968, Forest Park has regularly adopted resolutions and ordinances to maintain commitment to diversity.
Forest Park, Ohio Location
Forest Park is north of Cincinnati. Interstate 275 runs through the northern section of Forest Park and gives easy access to I-75.
Forest Park, Ohio Diversity
In 1978, the city created a “A Comprehensive Strategy for Maintaining Diversity in Forest Park”. This strategy combated discriminatory housing practices. In the early 1980s, the city hired their first African-American and first woman officers. This commitment to diversity continues to this day. They view themselves as a model for 21st century living.
Forest Park, Ohio Activities
As a planned community, Forest Park has many parks and green areas for the residents. The city also offers classes and sports for all ages through their park and recs department. For more information on Forest Park’s city sponsored programs, please follow this link.
If you want to learn about an unusual craft, check out the not-for-profit Neusole Glassworks. This organization is dedicated to the art of glass blowing. You can watch professionals and visiting artists create their one of a kind works. Or try creating a project of your own. You’ll learn how to blow glass safely and can create an absolutely unique sun catcher or paperweight. They offer different classes for different groups, such as veterans, grandparents and grandchildren, and holiday themes.
Forest Park, Ohio Schools
The Winton Woods City School District includes Forest Park schools. The district offers preschool, primary (k-2), elementary (3-4), intermediate (5-6), middle (7-8) and high school (9-12). Winton Woods recently implemented New Tech Network and project-based learning. This program is designed to give students real-world, relevant, authentic learning experiences. For more information on Forest Park schools, please follow this link.
Forest Park, Ohio Homes
As a planned city, the streets take advantage of the topography. Most homes have large lots and the town has a park like feel. You’ll find homes from 50s homes to state of the art 21st century homes. There is land available if you’d like to build your own home. If you prefer townhomes, there are a selection of these as well. For a link to what is currently available in Forest Park, please follow this link.
If you’d like to take a look at Forest Park, give me a call. I’d be happy to show you around the town.
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