Rediscover Cincinnati: A Rejuvenated City

Rediscover Cincinnati: A Rejuvenated City, Cincinnati, Ohio (B)

Once named the “Paris of America” and the first truly “American city” founded after the American Revolution, Cincinnati was once a bustling industrial city adding a new nickname, “Queen City” because of the population explosion. By 2001, Cincinnati had gained a rather notorious reputation for overtaking Compton as the “most dangerous city” in the US. But, after massive investments by the city’s Fortune 500 companies to rejuvenate downtown Cincinnati, it has now been ranked as one of the top places to visit in the US in 2018!

Nestled along the Ohio River at the confluence of the Licking and Ohio Rivers, just across the the state line from Kentucky, Cincinnati is now a beautiful blend of new and old, with modern and historic hang outs and where the Midwest meets the South. The area was settled in 1788 and became one of the fastest growing “boom towns” and by the mid-1800s, Cincinnati was one of the largest and wealthiest cities in America due to the steamboat trade as well as pork processing. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Rediscover Cincinnati: A Rejuvenated City
Guide Location: USA » Cincinnati
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lorelei Frey
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Findlay Market
  • OTR
  • Rheingeist Brewery
  • Washington Park
  • Cincinnati Opera House
  • Taft’s Ale House
  • Vine Street
  • Taste of Belgium
  • Brezel
  • Holtman’s Donuts
  • Carew Tower
  • National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
  • Waterfront
  • John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge
  • Purple People Bridge
  • Taylor Southgate Bride
  • Clay Wade Bailey Bridge
  • Newport Aquarium
  • Fish Market
  • Newport Hofbrauhaus
  • American Sign Museum
  • Camp Washington Chili