- Mount Adams, Ohio
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 was first knows as Mt. Ida. It was later renamed Mt. Adams after the Former President
John Quincy Adams.In the early 1800s Nicholas Longworthowned what’s today knows as Mt. Adams. He cultivated the Catawba grapes, which were used in making his champagneknown as Golden Wedding.
In 1843 The Cincinnati Astronomical Society broke ground on what was the most powerful telescope of its kind. The Cincinnati Observatory, as it was knows was world renowned and is still in operation today; though in 1871 it was moved to its current location in Mt. Lookout.
Then in 1892 the Arts came to Mt. Adams. Maria Longworth, daughter of Nicholas Longworth, opened
Rookwood Pottery. Her work is still collected today by many and highly sought after.
Mount Adams Inclinewas completed in 1872 and linked downtown Cincinnati with the hilltop community. The Incline was closed in 1948. Other Mt. Adams landmarks include the Cincinnati Art Museum, Pilgrim Chapel, Holy Cross Monastery and the Immaculata Church, which was built just before the American Civil War. Mt. Adams was also once the home of Rookwood Pottery.
In the late 1960s people began to redevelop the hilltop, the neighborhood attracted many downtown workers, who wanted to live near their work.
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 with in the park is the Krohn Conservatoryand one of Cincinnati's oldest water works projects, now part of the park.
Today, Mount Adams is popular among the 21+ age group for its assortment of bars and restaurants. Locals refer to the area as "the Hill". As owners of some of the city's most sought-after real estate, the 1,600 residents of Mt. Adams have one of the highest per capita incomes in the city.
* [http://mtadamsplan.com/ Mt. Adams Strategic Plan]
* [http://www.cincinnati.com/visitorsguide/stories/070700_mtadamsmap.html Mt. Adams map]
* [http://www.cincinnatimemory.org/gsdl/collect/greaterc/archives/HASH016b.dir/ato001900ccchc.jpgPassionist Monastery, "Holy Cross Retreat", Mt. Adams, circa 1896]
* [http://www.mtadamstoday.com/ Mt Adams Today]
* [http://www.cincinnativiews.net/mt__adams.htm Mt Adams History]
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