This Old House has compiled their list of "Best Old House Neighborhoods" for 2009. Cincinnati's College Hill ranks among the tops in the Midwest as This Old House describes Cincinnati as being similar to Chicago or New York with its distinct old neighborhoods.
The many Craftsman-style bungalows and Tudor Revivals with stucco, brick and stone make up the neighborhoods rich character. Affordable selling prices, detailed touches like Rookwood Pottery and convenient access to other Cincinnati attractions makes College Hill a top neighborhood.
Settled in 1813, College Hill offers a loyal resident base and many local businesses. The neighborhood was also racially integrated before the Civil War thanks to the forward-thinking college professors that lived there.
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