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

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

Michael D. Morgan


Over-the-Rhine is a spot the place a construction proprietor can bump into large caverns beneath a basement ground or locate long-forgotten tunnels that go back and forth a ways lower than urban streets. Its current mysteries are caused by a prior that transcends the typical tale of the way towns swap through the years: it's the tale of the way a conflict among immigrants and "real american citizens" helped rob Cincinnati of its snapshot, its soul and its economic system. within the 1870s, OTR was once reminiscent of the cultural hearts of Paris and Vienna. by means of the flip of the final century, the local used to be domestic to approximately 300 saloons and had over a dozen breweries inside or adjoining to its borders. It was once cherished by way of numerous electorate and tourists for the precise purposes that others effectively sought to ruin it. this is often the tale of ways the center of the "Paris of the US" turned a time pill.

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