Francis Russell

Francis Russell , MArch Harvard University, BA Vassar

Associate Professor Educator

Community Design Center Director, Niehoff Urban Studio

Turner Hall

Acad Aff Exp Based Learning/Career Educ - 0115

Professional Summary

Mr. Russell, AIA,a registered professional architect with degrees from Vassar (B.A.) and Harvard (M Arch.), is the Director of UC Community Design Center and Niehoff Urban Studio as well as an Instructor in Urban Design. Mr. Russell has 27 years of experience in community visioning projects for communities in the Greater Cincinnati Area. The Community Design Center and the Niehoff Urban Studio organizes collaborative interdisciplinary community/university partnerships for the research and design of physical improvements that serve the university's urban area. Research in urban planning, and professional services in urban design and architecture are provided to community groups, non-profit organizations, and municipal departments that are representing undeserved areas and under-funded projects.

Research Support

Grant: #FY2003-1411-46 Investigators:Russell, Francis 07-01-2002 -10-31-2003 Ohio Arts Council Art in the Market 2002-03 Year 2 Role:PI $19,880.00 Closed Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #DCA 99-06 Investigators:Russell, Francis 06-01-1999 -02-11-2000 National Endowment for the Arts Mayor's Institute on City Design: Midwest Role:PI $44,968.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #FY2000-1438 # 46 Investigators:Russell, Francis 01-01-2000 -11-30-2000 Ohio Arts Council Findlay Market Art Project FY2000 Role:PI $24,256.00 Closed Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #OSP00171 Investigators:Russell, Francis 03-29-2000 -03-28-2001 Glendale, Village of Glendale Comprehensive Plan Role:PI $8,000.00 Closed Level:Local Government

Grant: #FY2001-1417 #46 Investigators:Russell, Francis 07-01-2000 -10-30-2001 Ohio Arts Council Findley Market Arts Project FY2001 Role:PI $25,638.00 Closed Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #OSP 01154 Investigators:Russell, Francis 02-15-2001 -09-30-2001 National Endowment for the Arts Mayor's Institute on City Design Role:PI $44,418.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #FY2002-1419-46 Investigators:Russell, Francis 07-01-2001 -10-30-2002 Ohio Arts Council Art in the Market 2002-03 Role:PI $21,225.00 Closed Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #65x1054 Investigators:Russell, Francis 10-01-1996 -06-30-2000 Ohio Board of Regents Findlay Market Community Design Center Role:PI $37,840.00 Closed Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #OSP98161 Investigators:Russell, Francis 09-01-1998 -10-15-1999 Cincinnati, City of Findlay Market Art Project 1999 Role:PI $3,000.00 Closed Level:Local Government

Grant: #FY2000-0213 Investigators:Russell, Francis 07-01-1999 -10-31-1999 Ohio Arts Council Findlay Market Art Project FY1999 Role:PI $2,000.00 Closed Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #DCA-UC Investigators:Russell, Francis 04-01-2009 -09-30-2010 Uptown Consortium, Inc. Uptown Consortium Planning and Support Grant Role:PI $20,000.00 Closed Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #SRS 006768 Investigators:Russell, Francis 09-01-2009 -08-31-2011 Department of Agriculture Community Food Program Role:PI $20,518.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #SRS007812 Investigators:Russell, Francis 09-01-2011 -03-31-2013 Local Initiatives Support Corporation Covington Center City Action Plan Role:PI $10,000.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #Fixed Price SCA Investigators:Russell, Francis 01-07-2013 -12-31-2013 Local Initiatives Support Corporation of Greater Cincinnati and Norther Ky Niehoff Urban Studio: Community Development and Transportation Role:PI $10,000.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #SCA Investigators:Russell, Francis 08-22-2017 -12-15-2017 Standard Textile Co. Standard Textile Window Challenge Role:PI $10,000.00 Awarded Level:Industry

Grant: #SCA 2018-19 Investigators:Russell, Francis 08-27-2018 -12-31-2019 Uptown Consortium, Inc. Smart Transportation Network and Hub for the Uptown Innovation Corridor Role:PI $50,000.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #Studio Collaboration Agreement Investigators:Russell, Francis 01-14-2019 -12-31-2019 Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens Cincinnati Zoo Animal Enrichment Workshop Role:PI $5,000.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #2020 Studio Collaboration Agreement_Zero Hunger Investigators:Russell, Francis 08-27-2019 -09-30-2020 Kroger Company Kroger Zero Hunger - Zero Waste Workshop Role:PI $10,000.00 Awarded Level:Industry