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Press ON District 3 Police Station & Documentary 
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Blue Goes Green Wins Best Engineering Film in 2020 Better Cities Film Festival 

November 25, 2020

“We're proud to honor these filmmakers, who use their talent and passion to tell stories about creating better places. Their work is beautiful and poignant and reflects the Better Cities Film Festival mission to inspire and empower communities.”

'Blue Goes Green' Shows How Cincinnati's District 3 Went Net Zero

April 23, 2019

As the City of Cincinnati figures out how to proceed on a proposed new Police Department District 5 headquarters, can it learn from its previous work in building a new District 3? Former City Councilwoman and filmmaker Laure Quinlivan believes so.

District 3 Prime Example of Great Community Engagement

April 19, 2019

Filmmaker Laure Quinlivan writes that real community engagement looks like what the city did with District 3 and it's a model to engage neighbors that all developers should follow.

Laure Quinlivan's 'Blue Goes Green' Gets National Distribution

April 11, 2019

Laure Quinlivan's film on the innovative design of Cincinnati Police District 3 headquarters in Western Hills is getting national play on public TV stations in celebration of Earth Day.

“Blue Goes Green:” local documentarian’s film will be featured on PBS

April 09, 2019

In celebration of Earth Day, PBS will air “Blue Goes Green, a short documentary by Laure Quinlivan, local filmmaker, broadcast journalist, and former City Council Member.

Blue Goes Green, a 2017 documentary film about Cincinnati Police District 3, the nation’s first net-zero energy police station, is rolling out to PBS stations nationwide.

CityBeat: Blue Goes Green documentary by WIF Cincinnati board member

January 07, 2019

The hardest part of producing and directing a documentary is raising funds to do it, and Women in Film wants to help

Councilmember PG Sittenfeld to Screen Documentary for councilmembers

April 10, 2018

Councilmembers who haven't made it to a screening yet will see the PBS documentary at City Hall, thanks to PG Sittenfeld.

Enquirer op-ed, Right Way to Gather Citizen Input

February 19, 2018

Citizens managed to put the brakes on the city's rush to choose a site for the new D-5 police station.

December 27, 2017

What good are best practices if you don't follow them? The important question neighborhood leaders ask in their opinion piece in Cincnnati Enquirer, as they demand council members include citizens in site selection for the new District 5 police station, as the city did for its new District 3, subject of a PBS film.

PBS Film about stand out District 3 Police Station

December 07, 2017

Westwood resident and music instructor Michelle Conda feels a sense of pride when she looks at the new Westwood police station. "Cincinnati LEEDs the Nation" premieres on CET

November 08, 2017

"Cincinnati LEEDs The Nation," a documentary about the innovative design of Cincinnati Police District 3 headquarters in Western Hills, premieres 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 on WCET-TV (Channel 48).....

Soapbox Cincinnati - District 3 police headquarters showcased in sustainability design magazine

August 15, 2017

The new, 39,600-square-foot, District 3 police headquarters that serves about 95,000 people form Price Hill to Riverside to Westwood was completed in 2015..... Cincinnati's Net-Zero Police HQ Follows Dictum of Sustainability, Green Living

July 31, 2017

On July 1, Cincinnati Police District 3 celebrated the opening of a new net-zero energy facility that now serves as its headquarters, replacing a facility at a different site that was in use since 1907...... High Performing Buildings - Cincinnati District 3 Police Headquarters, Cincinnati, Ohio

Built as a sustainable, energy-efficient, and environment-friendly facility meeting LEED Platinum requirements, the new Cincinnati District 3 Police Station (CD3PS) is designed to generate as much energy as it consumes...... Electrical Contractor - Cincinnati Police Station Goes Net-Zero

July 15, 2017

Recently, the city of Cincinnati announced the opening of a new green police station......, Architect's Newspaper - Cincinnati builds what will be the country’s first Net Zero Energy police station

May 30, 2017

The City of Cincinnati has recently put the final touches on perhaps the country’s most sustainable police stations...... - World’s first LEED Platinum police station generates more energy than it consumes in Cincinnati

May 05, 2017

Serving the community goes hand in hand with serving the environment at this police station in Cincinnati...... - Cincinnati opens world's first LEED platinum, net zero police station

May 02, 2017

Cincinnati has opened a new police station that is believed to be the world’s first LEED platinum and Net Zero Energy facility of its kind, according to the designer...... - Cincinnati’s Bold Net-Zero Energy Police District Headquarters

March 28, 2017

Last July the City of Cincinnati opened its first new police station in more than 20 years.....

WCPO - CPD's zero-energy District 3 building is already paying off

March 23, 2017

After opening in July 2015 to replace the old Warsaw Avenue building constructed in 1907, the new $15 million headquarters are showing positive results across multiple fronts......

New D-3 HQ Reflects West Side

When the city's newest police station opens next summer it will not only serve as CPD 3 Headquarters, it will also stand as a representative of 14 west side neighborhoods.

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