Cincinnati (OH)

Cincinnati (OH)

Videos
  • The Alms & Doepke Building was constructed in 1874 as a dry goods store.

  • Annunciation Parish was founded in 1910 with the first church being built the same year. The current church was built in 1929.

  • I began this video project 2 years ago in the Summer of 2016, filming probably one of the more modern famous buildings in Greater Cincinnati. Most everyone in the tri-state had visited the Gardens …[View More]

  • The Cincinnati Times Star Building was constructed in the 1930s. The building was originally used as a newspaper publishing company.

  • The Cincinnati YWCA was constructed in 1929 and construction was completed in less than a year. It was designed as housing for women coming into Cincinnati who were look…[View More]

  • The Torrence Road Railroad Station Depot was built in 1907. The depot was built for the wealthy people who lived on top of the hill in Walnut Hills as the rich didn’t want to go into the “then…[View More]

  • Most everyone in the Greater Cincinnati area is familiar with the abandoned subway tunnels but did you know about the abandoned train tunnels? In this episode of History In Your Own Backyard, Susie…[View More]

  • City View Tavern located in the Mt. Adams neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio has origins which date back to when the building was constructed in 1875. In 1891 it was owned by Thomas Spain who opened …[View More]

  • Built in 1921 the Dixie Terminal building provided street car entrance and exit while the front portion of the office building house railroad ticket agencies and the Cinc…[View More]

  • The land that Eden Park occupies today was originally owned by Nicholas Longworth, a prominent Cincinnati landowner who previously used the area as a vineyard and called the estate “the Garden of…[View More]

  • Built in 1895 at a cost of $7130.00 the Melan Arch Bridge is the first concrete arch bridge in Ohio and the oldest concrete span in Cincinnati still serving it’s original purpose. The bridge is 1…[View More]

  • The Elsinore Arch, also known as the Elsinore Tower was constructed in 1883 for the Cincinnati Water Works. It’s reported to be inspired by the Elsinore Castle featured in Hamlet.

    In 1…[View More]

  • The Emanuel Community House was built in 1923 as an extension of the church next door to help serve people in the neighborhood.

  • Construction on the Fern Bank Wicket Dam began in 1905 it was completed in 1911 and dedicated in 1929. The dam was demolished in 1963 when the modern dams were built …[View More]

  • Dating back to 1922 the Fernbank Garden Club celebrates its 100th Anniversary this year! In this video, Fernbank Garden Club members, Tom & Meredith Wells give us the history behind the clubs o…[View More]

  • This video is about the First Vegan Earth Day in Cincinnati, Ohio. One of the largest contributors to Global Warming is meat production/consumption by humans. In this video William Messer explains …[View More]

  • The former Linwood Town Hall was built in 1874. Later the building was transformed it into the Our Lady of Loretta Catholic Parish.

  • After the previous courthouse was burnt down due to a riot, this courthouse was built to withstand just such another onslaught.

  • Early in 1916 Catholics in the Covedale area of Western Hills petitioned Arch Bishop Henry Moeller for a new parish in their neighborhood. In July, Reverend Joseph B. Mueller was given the assignme…[View More]

  • Immaculata Church was built in 1859, just before the American Civil War, for the German congregation in the city’s Mt. Adams neighborhood. Archbishop John Baptist Purcell decided to build the chu…[View More]

  • Located in the steep hillsides of the Mt. Adams neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio is a beautiful Art Deco designed bridge known as the Ida Street Bridge.

    Originally a wooden trestle that was …[View More]

  • Knopf’s Bakery was established in 1930 supplying bakery goods for weddings, events and just hungry customers. In 1942 they moved to the corner of Gracely & Twain…[View More]

  • The Krippendorf Dittman Building was originally built in 1888 as the Krippendorf Dittman Shoe Company and has now been transformed into lofts.

  • Hidden back in the woods of the Lindner Park/McCullough Estate Nature Preserve is a small foot bridge built in 1910. Very little is known about this mysterious bridge.

  • Lunken Airport was built in 1922 and known as Turkey Bottoms. It was dedicated in 1930.

  • Established in 1865, Mecklenburg Gardens is Cincinnati’s oldest restaurant. Located near the University of Cincinnati this restaurant is the cornerstone of the German community and even boast…[View More]

  • Built in 1931 the CSX Mehring Way Overpass is one of the more iconic structures on the west side of Cincinnati. The entire overpass is almost 7500 feet long and is used daily as it is a live rail l…[View More]

  • Built in 1880 the Nast Trinity Church in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio was designed by Samuel Hannaford who also designed many of the most beautiful buildings in the city.

    The original congregat…[View More]

  • In the East End neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio at the corner of Carrel and Dumont Streets you’ll see a strange looking 2 story steel structure. This is what’s left of a large railroad…[View More]

  • On October 8, 1895 the Ohio Valley Improvement Association was organized by the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce to “foster the canalization and improvement of the Ohio River and provide a navigabl…[View More]

  • The Parkland Theater building was constructed in 1881. Over the years it has been used as a Vaudeville House, a bank, an ice cream shop and a tavern.

  • Built in 1866 the Revelation Baptist Church in Cincinnati’s West End began life as a Jewish Synagog. This video tells the story of the start of the Jewish community in Cincinnati and how the …[View More]

  • St. Francis Seraph Catholic Church was built in 1859.

  • Saint Peter In Chains Cathedral was built in 1845 and is the 3rd Cathedral for the Archdiocese.

  • St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church was built in 1867. The church has caught on fire and has been flooded several times but still serves the Catholics on the east side o…[View More]

  • The Sayler Park Hardware Store was built in 1930 and is still in operation as a hardware store in 2017.

  • St. Luke Episcopal Church was established in 1887 and today is used as a meeting place for the Sayler Park Historical Society.

  • The original St. Al’s one room school house was built in 1868. In 1906 the present building was erected.

  • St. Anthony Shrine and Friary was built in 1888 and renovated a number of times over the years.

  • St. Boniface Catholic Church was established in the 1920s after the previous church proved to be too small for the congregation.

  • St. Lawrence Catholic Church was established in 1869 when a two story red brick church was built. The lower section of the current church was built in 1887 and the upp…[View More]

  • St. Monica-St. George was erected in 1928 with the stained glass windows only costing $25,000.00.

  • The McMillan Street Bridge was built in 1937 to replace a double barrel, single span wrought iron Whipple truss bridge that was constructed in 1899. The original bridge was narrow and built for lig…[View More]

  • The Transept began life as the St. John German Reformed Protestant Church and was built in 1867.

  • Tyler Davidson Fountain was built in 1871 and has been moved several times.

  • Built between 1929 and 1933 at a cost of 41 million dollars, Union Terminal is the most iconic building in the state of Ohio. Once a bustling hub for train traffic during WWII the building now see&…[View More]

  • The Victory Parkway Bridge was built in 1917 to replace a truss bridge and to provide a more pleasing view as you enter Eden Park. Although the bridge isn’t anything to write home about while dri…[View More]

  • Built in 1932 to replace the Harrison Avenue Viaduct, the Western Hills Viaduct is the main artery on the west side of Cincinnati carrying traffic in and out of the downtown area. Showing it’…[View More]