Mission & Vision

The Hyde Park Neighborhood Council is committed to maintaining Hyde Park as a desirable neighborhood, educating and informing citizens, and providing an opportunity for participation in community affairs.

Monthly Meetings


HPNC meets every second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM. 
The meeting location may change from month to month so please check the Neighborhood
Updates section for the latest information. We'd love to see you there!


We are always looking for passionate people from our community to get involved

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We Want to Hear from You

To submit your ideas, feedback or contact a Hyde Park Neighborhood Council representative, click here.

Hyde Park Perks

Hyde Park Neighborhood Council has partnered with local businesses in Hyde Park to bring HPNC members special perks. If you're a member of HPNC, your $20 yearly donation gets you access to Hyde Park Perks. Learn more here.

HPNC Applications for Board of Trustees

If you would like to actively serve your community, consider applying to the HPNC Board of Trustees.

Applicants must either live, own property,  or own/operate a business in Hyde Park. A board term is 3 years.

To apply, complete the Candidate Fact Sheet and email it to the address on the form, or print it out and mail it to:
PO Box 8064
Cincinnati, OH 45208

Click to download the candidate sheet.

Small Businesses in Hyde Park

Discover Hyde Park's unique small businesses. Eat, drink, play, and shop. Find more details here.


Donations for Withrow Graduating Seniors

Many of you may have seen the recent article from The Enquirer about this year's graduating class at Withrow University High School. Unfortunately, because over 125 students owe fees for activities like field trips, and classroom materials like books, tablets, pens and paper, they will not receive their diplomas until they're able to pay off these fees.

If you would like to donate to the fund you can do so here. Please include a note indicating that your donation is in support of the 2023 class at Withrow University High School.

HPNC 2023 Annual Meeting

On Tuesday May 9 at 7pm, the Hyde Park Neighborhood Council (HPNC) will hold its Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held at Clark Montessori High School at 3030 Erie Avenue.

The Annual Meeting will include:  

  • Presentation of HPNC’s awards for “Outstanding Student of the Year” to students from our neighborhood schools, “Person of the Year” and “Community Builder”.
  • Vice Mayor Jan-Michele Kearney and Council Member Reggie Harris will join us to discuss housing, density, zoning and related proposals being discussed by the City.
  • Election of trustees. Trustees up for re-election this year are Sybil Mullin, Brianna Frappier-Schirmang, Dave Hapner, Tommy McEvoy, and Gary Wollenweber.

Please join us on Tuesday evening as we recognize Hyde Park’s students and community members, and as we discuss key issues that will shape Hyde Park and our city for years to come.

Special Virtual Meeting - Accessory Dwelling Units

Meeting Info

The City is hosting a Public Staff Conference regarding the proposed ordinance permitting Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) on Thursday, April 27, 2023 at 6:00 PM, virtualy on Zoom. To register, or for more information, please contact: Gabrielle Couch - gabrielle.couch@cincinnati-oh.gov. You can also read about the proposed amendment here.

Additional Background

In summer of 2020, the Department of City Planning & Engagement began researching the topic of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) based on the recommendations of the Property Tax Working Group. A full report was produced which ultimately recommended that the City pursue the inclusion of ADUs in the Zoning Code. In fall of 2022 Councilmember Mark Jeffreys hosted a series of community engagement sessions on the topic, and an ordinance was drafted. On March 28, 2023 that ordinance was officially referred to the City Planning Commission for review. This public staff conference is a part of that review process.

The purpose of this meeting is to share the proposal and gather input and public comment to be used in staff’s report to the City Planning Commission. No decisions will be made.

Nominations for Hyde Park Person of the Year - 2023

The community of Hyde Park is fortunate to be home to many talented, caring,and charitable individuals. Some have touched people with acts of kindness oradded to the quality of life in our community. Others have shown remarkablededication to neighborhood issues or made other significant contributions thathave made a difference. Each year at its Annual Meeting, the Hyde ParkNeighborhood Council (HPNC) honors an exemplary adult resident of Hyde Park —one of those remarkable people we are proud to call neighbor. HPNC invites allHyde Park residents to nominate a Hyde Park adult who is worthy of this honor.

Do you know a special HydePark resident who has touched people with acts of kindness or addedsignificantly to the quality of life in our community? Someone who has shownremarkable dedication to neighborhood issues or made other major contributionsthat have made a difference? If so, please consider nominating them for thiswonderful award.

You can find the Nomination Form here. Once completed, please return it to HPNCpres@gmail.com by 5:00 PM on April 19th,2023.

Nomination Form

Coffee with the Chief

Two of HPNC's very own, Brianna Frappier-Schirmang and Val Woodham, joined Cincinnati Police Chief Teresa Theetge for Coffee with the Chief earlier this week.

Check out this great write up on The Echo!

No one wants to wait in a long line to dine, but lines are a good indicator of a restaurant’s popularity. Whether the popularity is well-earned, of course, is another story. At The Echo Restaurant in Ohio, however, the line — and acclaim — is merited. This tiny restaurant in Ohio pretty much always has a line out the door, and once you’ve tried the food, you’ll understand why… and happily join the crowds waiting for a table...

Click here to read the full article: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/ohio/line-out-the-door-restaurant-oh/

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