Summer is here and apartment shopping season has begun. While the kids are out of school, many families jump at the chance to relocate without the inconvenience of having to deal with school transfers. Executives from across the country and abroad are arriving in new cities for temporary and permanent work assignments. College students, fresh from graduation, are moving to cities that offer the best career opportunities for new grads. All of these individuals are searching for an apartment, which is not always the easiest task. In fact, it can be quite overwhelming! Read the rest of this entry »
Unbeknownst to many Americans, Cincinnati was actually one of the first major cities established after the American Revolution. Cincinnati became a boomtown in the 1800s, often fondly referred to as the “Paris of America” for its elaborate architecture projects. These projects and the city’s lengthy history contribute to the extensive number of historical sites found in Cincinnati. Here are a few of our favorite historical attractions to visit next time you’re in Cincinnati.
Over-the-Rhine is a historic neighborhood in urban Cincinnati believed to be the largest intact historical district in the country. Founded by German immigrants, Over-the-Rhine has several distinct districts within the neighborhood. Comparable in architectural significance to the New Orleans French Quarter or Greenwich Village in New York City, Over-the-Rhine features a unique mix of styles popular in the late 1800s, including Greek Revival, Queen Anne, and Italianate. Read the rest of this entry »
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