From River City to Highway MetropolisBook - 2003
For over 200 years, Cincinnati citizens created a vibrant, if at times volatile, urban culture that frequently harkens back to its remarkable past in an effort to shape its future.
Once known as a great commercial port and pork-packing center, Cincinnati developed a diverse industrial economy in a bid to remain the West's Queen City. It is a community familiar with change as new transportation systems evolved, commercial activity shifted, and poor race relations periodically erupted in unrest.
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Written by Kim Thompson, Children’s Librarian, Cheviot Branch Library In honor of Black History Month, the Black Exhibits and Event Committee is highlighting Avondale, the second oldest black neighborhood in Cincinnati, Avondale. Read on to learn a little about Avondale and discover how the area is growing. The neighborhood of Avondale has a population of 12,500, around 90 percent of which is… (more)