Over-The-Rhine: When Beer Was King (American Palate) (Paperback)

Over-The-Rhine: When Beer Was King (American Palate) By Michael D. Morgan, Greg Hardman (Foreword by) Cover Image

Over-The-Rhine: When Beer Was King (American Palate) (Paperback)

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Over-the-Rhine is a place where a building owner can stumble upon huge caverns underneath a basement floor or find long-forgotten tunnels that travel far below city streets.


ts present mysteries are attributable to a past that transcends the common story of how cities change over time: it is the story of how a clash between immigrants and "real Americans" helped rob Cincinnati of its image, its soul and its economy. In the 1870s, OTR was comparable to the cultural hearts of Paris and Vienna. By the turn of the last century, the neighborhood was home to roughly three hundred saloons and had over a dozen breweries within or adjacent to its borders. It was beloved by countless citizens and travelers for the exact reasons that others successfully sought to destroy it. This is the story of how the heart of the "Paris of America" became a time capsule.

Product Details ISBN: 9781596299146
ISBN-10: 1596299142
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: September 17th, 2010
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: American Palate