St. Mark Church in Evanston

The Past and Future of Evanston’s St. Mark Church

by Evanston Community Councilphotos by Angie Lipscomb Photography   In 1904, the Missionaries of the Precious Blood expressed interest in establishing a parish in Evanston, a new middle-class suburb of Cincinnati where there were over 100 Catholic families, many of Polish and German descent. Permission was granted to establish the St. Mark parish in 1905. …

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Uplands Historic District in East Walnut Hills

adapted from Conservation Guidelines: Uplands Historic Districtphotos by Maya Drozdz   The Uplands Historic District in East Walnut Hills is notable for its high concentration of late 19th century residential architecture within a relatively small area. Locally and nationally prominent architects such as Desjardins & Hayward, Samuel Hannaford, Lucian Plympton, S.S. Godley, and Aiken & …

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The Buena Vista Historic District of Newport, Itself the Oldest of NKY’s River Towns

by Margo Warminski, CPA Preservation Directororiginally published in Northern Kentucky Tribune   “Newport’s social structure would also change fundamentally. A prosperous, old-stock, Protestant, river town would evolve into an immigrant, heavily Catholic, working-class city” (Thomas L. Purvis, et al., eds., Newport, Kentucky: A Bicentennial History. Newport, KY: Otto Zimmerman & Son, 1996, p. 53).   …

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Newport’s Cote Brilliante (Shining Hill) Historic District Thrives with New Generation

by Margo Warminski, CPA Preservation Directororiginally published in the Northern Kentucky Tribune   The Cote Brilliante Historic District in Newport, whose name means “shining hill” in French, honors a physically cohesive, largely middle-class residential community with a strong sense of place. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2005, it was the fifth …

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