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Mount Adams, Cincinnati

Categories: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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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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  • Eat at The Rookwood restaurant. Trust me on this. Staff and service were great. Food was even better. 
  • Mt. Adams offers great views of the city and river, with a tranquil setting and an escape from the bustle of downtown. Take a deep breath as you walk among the parks and enjoy the beautiful landscapes...  read more »
  • Great area to walk and take in the history and views. Great bars and restaurants. Park and stroll around. 
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