List of Famous Cincinnati Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous Cincinnati Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Cincinnati skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Cincinnati architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Cincinnati are included on this list. Information about these Cincinnati buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Cincinnati and older historic landmarks.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different buildings, including Great American Ball Park and Haddon Hall.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Cincinnati?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Cincinnati. Famous architectural houses within the city of Cincinnati are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.



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    C. H. Burroughs House

    C. H. Burroughs House
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    The C.H. Burroughs House is a historic former house in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Constructed at the end of the nineteenth century by one of the city's most prominent architects, the house has been converted into a social club, but it retains enough of its integrity to qualify for designation as a ...more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1888
    • Style: Romanesque architecture
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    Calvary Episcopal Church

    Calvary Episcopal Church
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    The Calvary Episcopal Church is located at 3766 Clifton Avenue, in the Clifton. It is part of the Clifton Avenue Historic District. Its Sunday School is a historic building listed in the National Register on March 3, 1980. Calvary Episcopal Church began in a small, frame schoolhouse on the eastern side ...more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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    Captain Stone House
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    The Captain Stone House is a historic house in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. A Romanesque Revival structure built in 1890, it was designed by Samuel Hannaford and Sons for leading Cincinnati citizen George N. Stone. A native of New Hampshire who served as an officer in the U.S. Army during the Civil ...more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1890
    • Architect: Samuel Hannaford
    • Created By: Samuel Hannaford
    • Style: Romanesque architecture, Romanesque Revival architecture
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    Carew Tower is a 49-story, 574-foot building completed in 1930 in the heart of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, overlooking the Ohio River waterfront. It is the second-tallest building in the city and was added to the register of National Historic Landmarks on August 5, 1982. Hilton Cincinnati Netherland ...more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1931
    • Structural Height (m): 175.0
    • Floors: 49
    • Architecture Firm: W.W. Ahlschlager & Associates, Delano & Aldrich
    • Created By: W.W. Ahlschlager & Associates, Delano & Aldrich
    • Style: Art Deco, Streamline Moderne
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    Cedric G. and Patricia Boulter Residence
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    Cedric G. Boulter and Patricia Neils House is a registered historic building in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, listed in the National Register on May 14, 1999. In 1949, Patricia’s parents commissioned the Frieda and Henry J. Neils House in Minnesota and Wright promised to design a home for her when she married.more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
    • Created By: Frank Lloyd Wright
    • Style: Modern architecture
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    Charles A. Miller House
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    The Charles A. Miller House is a historic residence in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Built in 1890 according to a design by Samuel Hannaford, it is a two-and-a-half story building constructed in the Gothic Revival style. A brick and limestone structure with a slate roof, its facade is dominated by ...more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1890
    • Architect: Samuel Hannaford
    • Created By: Samuel Hannaford
    • Style: Victorian architecture
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    Charles B. Russell House
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    The Charles B. Russell House is a historic residence in the Clifton neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Built in 1890 in the Richardsonian Romanesque style, it is a large two-and-a-half-story house constructed primarily of limestone. Multiple windows, including several dormer windows, ...more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1890
    • Architect: Samuel Hannaford
    • Created By: Samuel Hannaford
    • Style: Victorian architecture
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    Charlton Wallace House

    Charlton Wallace House
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    The Charlton Wallace House is a historic residence in the East Walnut Hills neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Older than all other houses in the neighborhood, it was constructed in 1840 for a group of French-born Catholic monks who brought the house's elaborate wrought iron up the ...more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1840
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    Cincinnati and Suburban Telephone Company Building

    Cincinnati and Suburban Telephone Company Building
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    Cincinnati and Suburban Telephone Company Building is a registered historic building in Cincinnati, Ohio. It was designed by Harry Hake, and listed in the National Register on April 20, 1995. The Cincinnati Bell Company opened its building at Seventh and Elm streets in 1931. At that time, it housed the ...more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Architect: Harry Hake
    • Created By: Harry Hake
    • Style: Art Deco
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    Cincinnati City Hall
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    Cincinnati City Hall is a registered historic building in Cincinnati, Ohio, listed in the National Register on December 11, 1972. The main building comprises four and a half stories with a nine story clock tower. An optical trick known as forced perspective makes the building appear even larger than it ...more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Architect: Samuel Hannaford
    • Created By: Samuel Hannaford
    • Style: Romanesque architecture, Richardsonian Romanesque
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    Cincinnati Enquirer Building

    Cincinnati Enquirer Building
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    The Cincinnati Enquirer Building is the former headquarters building for The Cincinnati Enquirer. Located on Vine Street in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, the Enquirer Building was designed by the firm of Lockwood Greene and Company and completed in 1926. Construction of the building began in ...more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1926
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    Cincinnati Gymnasium and Athletic Club

    Cincinnati Gymnasium and Athletic Club
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    The Cincinnati Gymnasium and Athletic Club is a historic building in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Located on Shillito Place in the city's downtown, it was built for a club of the same name. Founded in 1853 by a group of Cincinnati elites, including Rutherford B. Hayes, the society chose to erect a ...more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1902
    • Style: Neo-Renaissance
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    Cincinnati Music Hall

    Cincinnati Music Hall
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    Music Hall, completed in 1878, is Cincinnati's premier classical music performance hall. It serves as the home for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera, May Festival Chorus, and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. In January 1975, it was recognized as a National Historic Landmark by the U.S.more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1878
    • Architect: Samuel Hannaford
    • Created By: Samuel Hannaford
    • Style: Gothic architecture, Venetian Gothic architecture
    • Building Function: Concert Hall
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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Architect: Samuel Hannaford
    • Created By: Samuel Hannaford
    • Style: Greek Revival
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    Cincinnati Tennis Club

    Cincinnati Tennis Club
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    The Cincinnati Tennis Club was founded in 1880 just five years after tennis was introduced in America, and is today one of the oldest active tennis clubs in the United States.more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, United States of America, Ohio, Hamilton County
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    Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal

    Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
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    The Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, originally Cincinnati Union Terminal, is a passenger railroad station in the Queensgate neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. After the decline of railroad travel, most of the building was converted to other uses, and now houses museums, ...more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1933
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    Cincinnati Work House and Hospital was a registered historic building in the neighborhood of Camp Washington, Cincinnati, Ohio, listed in the National Register on March 3, 1980. The jail was built between 1867 and 1869 on 6 acres of land. The City Work House was located on Colerain Avenue upon the ...more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Architect: Samuel Hannaford
    • Created By: Samuel Hannaford
    • Style: Romanesque architecture
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    Cincinnati Zoo Historic Structures

    Cincinnati Zoo Historic Structures
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    The Cincinnati Zoo Historic Structures are a collection of historically significant buildings at the Cincinnati Zoo in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. They have been listed in the National Register of Historic Places since February 27, 1987. The second oldest zoo in the United States, it opened to the ...more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Architect: James W. McLaughlin
    • Created By: James W. McLaughlin
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    Clauder's Pharmacy

    Clauder's Pharmacy
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    Clauder's Pharmacy is a registered historic building in Cincinnati, Ohio, listed in the National Register on August 24, 1979.more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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    Clovernook

    Clovernook
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    Clovernook Farm was the family home of poets Alice and Phoebe Cary in what is now North College Hill, Ohio. The farm was once part of a 1 million acre tract of Springfield Township that was purchased in 1787 by John Cleves Symmes, a New Jersey delegate to the Continental Congress and a pioneer in the ...more

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    • City/Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1832
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