Christian Moerlein House Faces Demolition

Jon Goetz Home 1890

Christian Moerlein built a brewing empire and helped form this fine city. And now, the house that he bought for his daughter 120 years ago faces the prospect of demolition (for this). You can help stop this. The current status: The Windholtz family (current ownership) started Christy’s in 1955 and are tired of an unprofitable

Over-the-Rhine Streets of Yesteryear

Hamilton Cincinnati Peaslee 1

If you know where to look, the corners of Over-the-Rhine tell a story. Throughout OTR one can see obsolete street names etched into stone or carved into the wood of building corners. Many of these names appear to be incorrect, but they’re really only relics from another time in Over-the-Rhine. Some Cincinnati street names were

At Northern Row and Elm Street

Northern Row

In the early days of Cincinnati when the settlement was still known as Losantiville, the town was surveyed and the boundaries were named. The three borders of the future Queen City beside the Ohio River were Eastern Row (now Broadway Street), Northern Row (now Liberty Street) and Western Row (now Central Avenue). The photograph below