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Great Room: A Converted College Hill Firehouse

Clever repurposing turned a College Hill firehouse into a home.

High Profile: Cincinnati Rollergirl Sailor Scary

Jennifer Damron (a.k.a. Sailor Scary) discusses life as a member of the Black Sheep (CRG’s varsity team), coach of the Cincinnati Junior Rollergirls, and, uh, pre-school teacher at the Montessori Academy of Cincinnati.

Large Living: A Gigantic Hyde Park Home With Days-Of-The-Week Bedrooms

The entrance may be the best part of this 8,000-square-foot home, with its glass door and castle-style iron gate.

On The Market: 238 E. Second St., Covington

It’s tough to walk very far in Covington without stumbling upon something named after Amos Shinkle.

Cottage Life in Mariemont

Mary Emery wanted to create a planned community where people of modest means could escape city crowding and live well. Her dream and her money built Mariemont.

A Mt. Adams Contemporary

The owner’s three main requests, says Senhauser, were “light, light, and light."

Scripps: Once, They Bought Ink by the Barrel

The Scripps family’s ties to Cincinnati can be traced all the way back to 1883, when family patriarch Edward Willis bought the Penny Post.

Spencer: Showing a City How To Do the Right Thing

They’ve been called Cincinnati’s “first couple of civil rights,” and it’s a title they never stopped earning.

The Lindner Family: From Milk Money to The Fortune 500

Carl Lindner Sr. was fond of saying, “You can do anything you want to, children; the sky’s the limit.” Clearly, his kids were listening.

A Church to Call Home

It took two years and tons of elbow grease to convert this 10,000-square-foot church into a home.