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 […]

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 […]

Victorian in Indian Hill

We appreciate you reading our blog. We love that you share our passion for historic homes. That is why today as want to share with you, a special listing that isn’t yet on the market. This pocket listing is not yet in MLS, But we wanted to give you a head start. So take it! […]

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 […]

A Virtual Tour of the Enger Mansion

Last week we posted the history of  The Enger Mansion. This week we wanted to share some updated photos of this beautiful Beax Arts/Italian Renaissance Mansion. Each room of this home has unique details and motifs that are eager to be appreciated! For more information about this property and others you can check out our […]

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

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, […]

A Very Pleasant Locale…

College Hill, one of Cincinnati’s 52 official neighborhoods, is a very pleasant place indeed, covering about 3.4 square miles. Founded in 1813, it was originally called Pleasant Hill. Looking at the historic topographical map included here, it is a rather nice, upland area…and certainly would have been a lovely change from 19th century, dense, dirty, […]

A Sea Captain’s Preference

The Italianate architectural style–meant to evoke the glorious villas of Renaissance Italy–first hit the United States in the 1840s and remained very popular until 1890. General lore colors the style as favored by sea captains with its “widow’s walk”–or rooftop platform–and associated romantic myth of mariners’ wives vainly waiting for their spouses to return (nothing […]