The Verona: A History of Upscale Apartment Living

On Park Avenue, in Cincinnati’s Walnut Hills neighborhood, sits a large, brick and masonry, U-shaped building. The building’s Neoclassical and Renaissance Revival exterior is notable for its symmetry, tall columns, and elaborate doorways. It’s the Verona, built in 1906 as a distinguished, upscale apartment building.

As the New Year Approaches, a Look Back at the ’20s

The New Year is a time to reflect on the past year and ponder what the future will bring. We also face the advent of a new decade. With our fondness for old homes–and basically old things in general–we can’t help ourselves but to start with the past. The more distant past, that is… The […]

The Respectable James Thomas Earle and Her Royal Majesty

There is a very elegant Queen Anne home at 501 E. Southern Avenue  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 that were the […]

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 […]

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 –built in 1928 and tucked on a quiet cul-de-sac in the historic neighborhood of Madisonville–provides a fine example of this traditional […]

Multifarious French Living in Columbia Tusculum

  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 […]

Enger Mansion Part II: A Virtual Tour

The Enger Mansion, 992 Marion Avenue, is a timeless beauty in Cincinnat’s historic North Avondale neigbhorhood. Built in 1897, here are some additional photos of this Beax Arts/Italian Renaissance masterpiece. Each room of this home has unique details and motifs that are eager to be appreciated!