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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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  • Mt. Adams has preserved the European charm created by its founding fathers. A tiny historic village perched upon one of Cincinnati's 7 hills that over look The Ohio River and Downtown , it is known fo...  more »
  • Many restaurants, bars, and great scenery. All types of food. Bars for the young, and for the baby boomers. Many options. Expect to struggle finding parking, but wait, see someone leave, and you have ...  more »
  • It is such a beautiful place to just sit and reflect on life. I really love this place. The wide open views make for incredible night time pictures overlooking Newport, KY.  more »