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A Mt. Adams Home Offering Picturesque Downtown Views, Plus a Fancy Master Bath

927 Monastery Street A red metal roof and decorative iron door grates out front indicate this Mount Adams house is a little different than others nearby. A peek inside confirms that’s true. Check out the...

A Cincinnati Beer Baron Once Slept in This Sharonville Mansion

12171 Mosteller Road Surrounded by industrial development, this stately Sharonville mansion is actually a significant piece of Cincinnati’s brewing history. In fact, Louis Hauck, son of 1800s beer baron John Hauck, built it. Louis eventually...

A New-Construction Home Just Minutes From Silverton’s Main Drag

6064 Hedge Avenue Silverton is perhaps best known for modest, older homes on quaint, tree-lined streets. But one of our favorite sections of this suburb is settled in its southwest corner, where Plainfield turns into...

A Walnut Hills Sandstone Mansion with Stunning Stained Glass

3006 Fairfield Avenue Officially, the style of this 129-year-old home in Walnut Hills is Richardsonian Romanesque, although we think “northern sandcastle” would also be an appropriate description for both it and the nearly identical home...

How Homeowners Transformed This Historic West End Estate

909 Dayton St., West End (sale pending) The first time this circa 1880 house was mentioned in the pages of this magazine, it was completely torn apart inside, under major renovation by homeowners Joe Creighton and...

A Local Interior Designer is Sprucing Up Cincinnati’s Airbnb Scene

Local interior designer Michele Campbell is classing up the Cincinnati Airbnb scene with her own upscale rentals in Mount Adams, Red Whale Rentals. She started by renting out her rustic-chic home but quickly realized...

A Budget-Friendly Bungalow in Mariemont with Modern Finishes

3871 Settle Road Idyllic is the word this home’s listing agent, Kelly Gibbs, uses to describe Mariemont; with kids walking to school, green parks, and a cluster of great restaurants and businesses downtown, we couldn’t...

A Hyde Park Home with Panoramic River Views

444 Whitman Court We know, we know. For $1.3 million a lot of people would expect everything in this house to be brand-spanking-new, but hear us out. Regular readers of this blog will know by...

This Mariemont Resident Is a Nationally Known Mid-Century Modern Furnishing Refinisher and Seller

In the fall of 2016, Jeff Molski stumbled upon a Mid-Century Modern chair at Goodwill. Its price: $5. Knowing places like West Elm and Pottery Barn were selling similar pieces for substantially more, Molski,...

A Rehab in Oakley’s Northwest Corner That Wins in Walkability

4227 Millsbrae Avenue It’s no secret that Oakley—a community named in the mid-1800s for its abundance of native oak trees—is today one of Cincinnati’s hottest inner-ring suburban neighborhoods. Home prices there have been climbing for...
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