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Mount Adams, Cincinnati

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Mt. Adams is a geographic landmark and residential neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, located directly east of downtown Cincinnati, south of Walnut Hills, south-west of East Walnut Hills, and west of the East End.Mt. Adams is surrounded by one of Cincinnati's finest parks—Eden Park, Cincinnati. The park borders the hill on three sides and gives residents a sense of removal from the hustle and bustle of the city. Located within the park is the Krohn Conservatory and one of Cincinnati's oldest water works projects, now part of the park. Mt. Adams landmarks include the Cincinnati Art Museum, Playhouse in the Park, Rookwood Pottery (now converted to a restaurant), Pilgrim Presbyterian Church, Holy Cross Monastery and the Immaculata Church.The 1,491 residents of Mt. Adams have a per capita income of $79,981.HistoryMount Adams was originally known as Mount Ida. The namesake was from Ida Martin, a washerwoman who lived in the hollow of an old sycamore tree located on a steep hill.In the early 1800s the steep Mount Adams hillside was largely barren as early settlers had cut down all the trees for timber to construct their homes.
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  • This neighborhood has changed a lot in past decades but the charm of the older homes, winding streets, proximity to Eden Park make it a lovely spot for walking especially if you like the challenge of ...  more »
  • I currently live in Mount Adams having just moved here from the UK. We choose here as it reminded as of the UK. It's a safe neighbourhood and you see people out walking & running all the time. Great v...  more »
  • Mount Adams used to be an artist enclave. Much has changed and the boutiques and galleries have been replaced by restaurants. The Park is still beautiful with great views.