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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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  • To say the streets in Mt. Adams are steep is an understatement. My calves are still aching! It is still a beautiful Victorian neighborhood reminiscent of San Francisco and to walk it requires a certai...  more »
  • We drove around this hilltop neighborhood and saw many beautiful older homes of various types of architecture. There's a tiny business area with some cute shops and maybe a bar or cafe or two. The are...  more »
  • This is one of the seven hills of Cincinnati and it looks just like it did 50 years ago. The quaint old homes are very well maintained and the neighborhood has many restaurants and bars to serve every...  more »

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To take advantage of the best cultural attractions available in Cincinnati, stay at a hotel downtown. Though pricey, centrally located hotels offer spacious rooms packed with high-tech features, as well as quick and easy access to the city's best shopping, dining, and entertainment. If you're traveling on a budget and prefer to sleep in a quieter area, explore more affordable hotels in Covington, Kentucky, just across the Ohio River from Cincinnati's downtown.
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