East Price Hill
Lots of neighborhoods claim to have the best view in Cincinnati, but East Price Hill just might win that debate.
Exciting things are happening in East Price Hill. There’s a tightly-knit community mindset that’s hard to miss and present in every element of this historical neighborhood.
As with any good neighborhood jaunt, it’s not a bad idea to fuel up on caffeine for some old-fashioned exploring. BLOC Coffee Company, which has been an East Price Hill staple since 2007, is your best bet. BLOC Ministries (Believing and Living One Christ) is an inner-city ministry that wanted to create a place for people to gather in community. They couldn’t have picked a better neighborhood to plant their roots in, especially because there’s such a large community in East Price Hill – the neighborhood is home to over 15,000 residents and counting.
Another surefire staple in East Price Hill is the Incline Public House. The Incline Public House serves up some great food and great views of the city. It’s named after one of the first inclines in the city that climbed up the side of Price Hill, letting passengers off on the place where the restaurant now stands, gifting them with an incredible city view and the end of an uphill journey. The Incline Public House has been featured on the Food Network’s Burgers, Brews and Ques, and their house-fired pizza is pretty darn good, too. And if you can’t make it there in-person, the Incline Public House has a “Live Cam” – a live-streaming view of the city skyline.
Primavista also promises incredible city views. This Italian spot has won numerous accolades from local publications, among them “Best Date Night” and “Most Romantic.” Indeed, what can be more romantic than gazing into your beloved’s eyes while enjoying a delicious meal with a view of the beautiful Cincinnati skyline? Honestly, not too much. There’s also the family-owned Veracruz Mexican Grill. Serving up super authentic flavors, Veracruz has been in the Incline District of Price Hill since 2016.
Plenty of entrepreneurs, like Daniel Smyth, proprietor of Daniel Smyth Photography and along with wife Becky, the Smyth Collective. The former is focused on connecting businesses with their customers, and the latter is dedicated to capturing the special moments of area weddings.
Whatever you do when you visit East Price Hill, make sure to soak up those winning Cincinnati views.
THESE BUSINESS DISTRICTS ARE COMING TO THE FOREFRONT
Settled in 1797 and bearing the motto “the crossroads of opportunity,” the city of Reading has a friendly, suburban atmosphere with big-city proximity. The city spans nearly three miles and boasts several parks, a farmer’s market, and a healthy mix of business and industry. Reading has something for everyone, both in its own 10,000+ population and the broader community.
Spanning across three counties in Southwest Ohio, the city of Loveland is known as “the sweetheart of Ohio.” Known as a resort town in its early days, Loveland is still home to much natural and scenic charm, including the Little Miami River, and is a major stop on the Little Miami Scenic Trail. With a growing population of over 13,000, Loveland holds much historic charm and enviable positioning in the region.
Founded in 1797, the city of Milford is still home today to several historical buildings, especially on the Old Milford Main Street, which is a popular destination for visitors across the region. Milford and its surrounding townships are also home to several substantial businesses. Milford is home to a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) that brings economic tourists from around the region to enjoy its offerings. Occupying nearly four miles and home to more than 6,000, Milford also hosts segments of the Little Miami River and the Little Miami Bike Trail.
EAST PRICE HILL
East Price Hill is an historical neighborhood carving an exciting path in the 21st Century. East Price Hill boasts the best of both worlds, melding an urban environment with a tight-knit community mindset. East Price Hill features an expanding crop of local businesses and is home to the Enright Ridge Urban Eco-Village, dedicated to sustainability. Spanning three square miles, East Price Hill has more than 15,000 residents and counting.
Located about ten miles northeast of Cincinnati, Madisonville is one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, and is named for James Madison, fourth president of America. Home to an abundance of residential and commercial properties, and more than 9,000 residents, Madisonville is in the midst of exciting redevelopment that retains the charm of its rich history and diversity.
With its diverse mix of greenspace, historical buildings and new businesses and commercial endeavors, Walnut Hills is one of Cincinnati’s oldest neighborhoods, founded in 1804. Walnut Hills is home to several regional destinations, including Eden Park and the Harriet Beecher Stowe House. The neighborhood of more than 6,000 residents has undergone a transformative redevelopment in recent years, rehabbing disused buildings and homes and infusing energy into the popular area.
Founded in 1814 along the Ohio River, the village of New Richmond is a charming river village home to over 2,500 residents. Spanning nearly four-square miles and located in Clermont County, New Richmond is home to a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) that brings economic tourists from around the region to enjoy its offerings. New Richmond is also home to three designated historical sites, including the Ross Gowdy House Museum, the world’s only Cardboard Boat Museum, and the Birthplace of President Ulysses S. Grant.
Also known as the Gem of the Highlands, the city of Norwood is central to everything in the Greater Cincinnati region. Founded in 1809, Norwood has historically been a center of industry. In recent years, the three-mile-community’s robust retail and small-business hubs have taken the spotlight. Today, Norwood boasts a diverse mix of small and large-scale commerce, anchors several prominent regional businesses, and is home to more than 19,000 people.
Located along the Ohio River, the city of Ludlow, Kentucky is just over a mile in size and a suburb of both Covington, Kentucky, and Cincinnati, Ohio. Elm Street is home to Ludlow’s central business district, with a variety of restaurants, retail, cultural and entertainment options suited for the city’s diverse array of nearly 5,000 residents.
The largest city in Campbell County, Kentucky, Fort Thomas is located directly opposite of Cincinnati across the Ohio River, and officially part of the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky metropolitan area, with more than 16,000 residents populating its nearly six square mile region. Named in honor of General George Henry Thomas, Fort Thomas was a key site in the Civil War, and remnants of war trenches are still visible.
Incorporated in 1870, Bellevue, Kentucky is located just three miles from the city of Cincinnati. The city boasts an abundance of historic and unique architecture, and to this day, the Fairfield Avenue Historic District serves as its main business thoroughfare for its nearly 6,000 residents. The city is also home to the Taylor’s Daughters Historic District, and has seen much renovation and historic preservation in recent years.
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