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Cincinnati's Hyde Park: A Brief History of a Queen City Gem [NOOK Book]

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First settled in 1795, Hyde Park was an area of great estates and small and large farms until 1892. That's when the seven-member Hyde Park Syndicate capitalized on new transportation connections to downtown as a means to sell their property as smaller parcels. Designed to be upscale, the neighborhood attracted people looking for a suburban experience in an urban setting. This history introduces influential figures, including eventual Ohio governor Myers Y. Cooper, the Kilgour brothers, Levi Ault and Senator ...
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Cincinnati's Hyde Park: A Brief History of a Queen City Gem

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Overview

First settled in 1795, Hyde Park was an area of great estates and small and large farms until 1892. That's when the seven-member Hyde Park Syndicate capitalized on new transportation connections to downtown as a means to sell their property as smaller parcels. Designed to be upscale, the neighborhood attracted people looking for a suburban experience in an urban setting. This history introduces influential figures, including eventual Ohio governor Myers Y. Cooper, the Kilgour brothers, Levi Ault and Senator Joseph Foraker. It explains the development of Hyde Park Square and the community's streets, schools and churches. Readers will rediscover lost places, like the Grandin Bridge, Rookwood, the Pines, Belcamp and the Hermitage.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013525900
  • Publisher: The History Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/23/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Greg Rogers came to Hyde Park in 1989 after graduation with distinction from the Emory University School of Law, where he was on the editorial board of the Emory Law Journal. He graduated earlier from Miami University with a degree that included a minor in history and recognition in a national history honorary. Greg was editor in chief of Recensio, Miami's award-winning yearbook.
Greg is a longtime member of the Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church and has served in a variety of positions, including most recently as chair of the Board of Trustees. In this role he had the opportunity to testify before the Cincinnati Zoning Board of Appeals. Two of his children attend Hyde Park's Saint Mary School, and his oldest daughter attends Saint Ursula Academy. At Saint Mary, Greg has served as head of the Cub Scouts and coached basketball while also teaching debate to the junior high.
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