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A College Hill Charmer in the Hollywood Estates

This 1935 College Hill home includes eyebrow-style dormers, a tastefully enclosed front porch, and a charming plaster-and-stone facade—all for under $300K.

Hyde Park’s Award-Winning Victoria Inn is Up for Sale

This nearly 6,000-square-foot Hyde Park home was a renowned bed and breakfast named the Victoria Inn for more than 15 years.

A Dutch Colonial Delight in Madisonville

Great older homes like this Dutch Center Hall Colonial have helped fuel Madisonville’s recent resurgence.

Clifton’s “Peacock House” Mixes Contemporary Updates with Mid-Century-Modern Features

Designed by architect Richard Peacock and built in 1970, the home has gone by the nickname the “Peacock House” ever since.

Coffee Exchange’s Long Road Back

A June 2018 fire at Molly Malone’s in Pleasant Ridge significantly damaged the Irish pub and destroyed the Coffee Exchange next door. Putting things back the way they were is harder than it looks.

This Sweet Wyoming Victorian Is a Bit of a Mystery

At least 11 families have called this charm-filled Wyoming Victorian home, but its original owner is lost to time.

The ‘Gordon House’ in Mt. Adams Offers Stellar Panoramic Views

This 1983 contemporary home is known simply as the Gordon House for its only owner to date.

A Revived 146-Year-Old Townhouse in Over-the-Rhine

This 146-year-old brick charmer on Republic Street could easily be the poster child for historic downtown Cincinnati architecture.

A Dreamy Castle in Indian Hill

We’ve written about castles before, but we’re pretty sure this one takes the cake.

Three Glendale Homes That Won’t Be on the Market Long

Glendale is one of the city’s more charming suburbs, abundant with historic homes on spacious lots. Here are three prime examples.