Herschede: Early 20th Century Elegance At Its Finest

Built in 1908, the Herschede Mansion sits along Reading Avenue, one of the main thoroughfares of the historic neighborhood of North Avondale in Cincinnati. The neighborhood is known for its grassy, winding streets and stately, old single-family homes. It traces its origins back to the mid 1800s when large tracts of land surrounding the city […]

The Respectable James Thomas Earle and Her Royal Majesty

There is a very elegant Queen Anne home at 501 E. Southern Avenue (MLS # 528509), in Covington’s historic neighborhood of Latonia currently seeking a new steward. The thing about rather substantial historic homes like this one (it has 5 bedrooms and over 3,200 square feet) is that they often once belonged to important people–folks […]

You Are Where You Live: The Appealing Aesthetics of Newport’s East Row Historic District

It makes sense that we choose to live in places that fit our lifestyle and personality. As such, homeowners develop an emotional attachment to their home–just ask any real estate agent if they have ever worked with a seller whose sentiments for their soon-to-be-former home affected their decision-making! Homeowners develop an emotional attachment to their […]

Stuck on Stucco

Exterior stucco. When I think of it, I  think first of Tudor Revival or maybe Spanish Colonial (Cincinnati could be considered something of a “Tudor Town” but we have some Spanish Colonial homes too!). Stucco is more widespread here and elsewhere though. Some of the earliest stucco homes include examples of the Federal, Greek, and […]

A Timeless Revival

Colonial Revival is one of the most classic architectural styles. Popular from 1880 to 1960, details of this design continue to be used in homes built today. Our newest listing, 4021 La Crosse Avenue (MLS #1611441)–built in 1928 and tucked on a quiet cul-de-sac in the historic neighborhood of Madisonville–provides a fine example of this […]

A Fashionable Home Through the Decades

6303 Vineyard Place, Cincinnati, Ohio – MLS #1507447

Our historic listing at 3603 Vineyard Place in Columbia Tusculum has certainly maintained its appeal through the decades. Built in 1927, this home has the steeply pitched, hipped roof with flared eaves that are very characteristic of the French Eclectic architectural style.

Within the interior of the house, the nine-foot ceilings provide an open feeling elegantly enhanced by the many leaded-glass windows, hardwood floors, and French doors.

Designed by the renowned Architect John Henri Heekin, the over 4,600-square-foot house was once home to Cincinnati Activist Setty Kuhn, who lived there from there from 1927 to 1952. Setty was a widow who was extremely active in Cincinnati’s German-Jewish society and in championing liberal causes.

 Cincinnati Activist Setty Kuhn (1868-1952)

Since then, the house has been nicely reconfigured making it timeless….

The home is currently listed for sale at $924,900.

Check out the recent WCPO Home Tour article for more on the details and unique history of the house: http://www.wcpo.com/home/home-tour/home-tour-this-924900-house-in-columbia-tusculum-was-the-ultimate-mother-in-law-house

A Charming Country Home…

It is not often we have the pleasure of having a real estate listing that has a name. The charming country home at 2088 Lindale-Nicholsville Road, Monroe Township, Ohio–along with its 40-plus acres–does though. Hidden Hollow. Tucked back off the road, at the end of a long driveway through a tall stand of pines, in a setting both landscaped and […]

Multifarious French Living…

  Our newest listing at 3603 Vineyard Place in Columbia Tusculum was built during the Roaring 20’s (1927 to be exact) and has often been called a Tudor Revival. While Tudor Revival and “Tudor-esque” homes certainly do abound in the Queen City, is this home one of them? Well, not quite. The home actually exhibits more […]