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Madison Road in Evanston
Madison Road in Evanston
Evanston is a neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Evanston is a neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Country United States
State Ohio
City Cincinnati

Evanston is a neighborhood in the city of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. The population was 9,158 at the 2010 census.

A mostly African-American neighborhood since the 1960s, it is known as "the educating community," and is bordered by the neighborhoods of East Walnut Hills, Hyde Park, North Avondale, and Walnut Hills, as well as the City of Norwood.

The community was originally known as the village of Idlewood. It was renamed in 1893 after the city of Evanston, Illinois. Evanston was annexed to the City of Cincinnati on November 19, 1903.


Evanston's most successful business district is the O'Bryonville business district, located along Madison Road at Torrence Parkway between the affluent neighborhoods of Hyde Park and East Walnut Hills. The lively business district is home to many boutiques, restaurants, specialty stores, and galleries and is a popular Cincinnati destination. O'Bryonville contains Owl's Nest Park.

O'Bryonville was annexed to the City of Cincinnati in 1870.


Academy of World Languages, Evanston, Cincinnati, OH (33262566458)
The Academy of World Languages in Evanston

A resident can go to pre-school on through to college without ever leaving Evanston. Two Cincinnati Public School District (CPS) Elementary Schools are in the area: Academy of World Languages (AWL) a Foreign Language School teaching Chinese, Japanese, Russian, and Arabic- with English as a Second Language (ESL) and Hoffman-Parham Elementary School. Academy of World Languages is in a new school building, as well as Hoffman-Parham Elementary School was built by the D.Meinken&Sons Company of Cincinnati, now called Evanston Academy. Despite its name, Walnut Hills High School is located within the Evanston neighborhood and ranks consistently in the top 100 schools in the USA. Nearby high schools are Withrow University High School and Clark Montessori High School. Xavier University is a private Jesuit university that is also located in Evanston.

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