P/O/N Receives City Beautiful Award

Among the five winners of the City Beautiful awards for 1983 was Penny/Ohlmann/Neiman who was named winner for outstanding

architecture in the small commercial building category.

In a ceremony held under the dome of Arcade Square, City Commission

Mark Henry presented a plaque signifying the agency’s selection to P/O/N

President Walter Ohlmann.

In his remarks, Commissioner Henry commended the agency for its commit-

ment to the city as represented by the $800,000 investment in completely

renovating the existing building in addition to expanding the facility from

6,000 to 12,000 square feet.

The building has also won an award from the Masonry Contractors for the

Innovative use and outstanding design of masonry block.



Penny Ohlmann Neimann

The Ohlmann Group has a rich history that began in Dayton, Ohio in 1949, where the agency was founded as Penny and Penny by Bob Penny and his wife Jean. In 1964, Walter Ohlmann joined the firm. Ralph Neiman came on in 1969 and the firm became Penny/Ohlmann/Neiman. In 2011, P/O/N was renamed The Ohlmann Group to better reflect the agency's ongoing evolution and collaborative nature.

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