” Over-the-Rhine, sometimes shortened to OTR, is a neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio.  It is believed to be the largest, most intact urban historic district in the United States.Over-the-Rhine was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 17, 1983 with 943 contributing buildings. ” (1)  In addition OTR has one of the highest concentrations of Italianate-style buildings in the country.  Over 800 surviving examples showcase some of the most colorful, expressionistic pieces of architecture from the turn of the century.  OTR is a wonderful place and an insight into what a city could be if we would only take the time to recognize its important and potential.






1. Wikipedia.org



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