Trains, a Roman Goddess, and the Hindoo Stakes

The City of Covington, Kentucky, consists of a series of neighborhoods, each one with a unique history and character. In fact, there are 19 neighborhoods in all. Our listing at 501 E. Southern Avenue (MLS # 528509) sits within one of them-the historic neighborhood of Latonia, which became a part of Covington in 1909. Latonia […]

Paradrome Street and the Leisurely Lifestyle of Mt. Adams…

Increase of leisure, diminution of hustle are the ends to be sought  —Betrand Russell Without a doubt, Mt. Adams is one of Cincinnati’s neighborhood gems. This eclectic, walkable urban neighborhood is a mix of old and new, with a variety of restaurants, bars, and cultural attractions. It is safe to say that Mt. Adams breeds leisure… The […]

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 […]

Riverside: A Glimpse in the Life

Riverside is among the oldest of Cincinnati’s 52 neighborhoods and less than 10 minutes from downtown (yeah, we timed it!). Going back to the mid-1800s, Riverside was a very wealthy area–it was actually a rather nice locale if you wanted a sizable estate and perhaps had interest in wine-making in particular…Homes in Riverside were built to impress and were definitely […]

Exploring Riverside

Of the 52 neighborhoods in Cincinnati, 10 of them face the river front. And only one of those neighborhoods is actually named after the geological place it exists, Riverside. There is something magical about being able to wake up and look out on the Ohio River, and that is a benefit that residents of Riverside […]

Ahimaazing House in Kings

  We are so happy to share with you some history on our newest listing at 1720 East King Avenue in Kings Mills, Ohio. (MLS#1484045) Ever wondered about where Kings Island got its name? It’s derivatives are in 2 parts. First –  ‘Island’ comes from Coney Island. Which Kings Island Amusement Park was opened, many […]

The Enger Mansion

Beautiful Mansion on Marion There are some houses that just stand out. The neighbors all know it as the big house on the corner, and when you find yourself at the corner of Dakota and Marion in historic North Avondale, there is nothing keeping you from gazing up at the Enger Mansion. Surrounded by a […]

On the (Re)Making of a Tudor…Part II

While Tudor Revival houses are very desirable and easily fit with today’s lifestyles, sometimes the modern homeowner could use a little extra something–like a couple of extra rooms, or maybe a garage…Enter the addition. From a preservation perspective, any expansion or major alteration to an historic house is tricky because it has the potential to […]

On the (Re)Making of a Tudor

Tudor Revival was one of the most popular architectural styles during the early 20th Century in Cincinnati, to the extent that some entire streets were lined with beautiful homes of this type. Our newest listing, 700 E. Mitchell Avenue (MLS #1452010), built in 1930 and nestled in the historic Rose Hill Subdivision of North Avondale, […]