Evanston, Cincinnati facts for kids
Evanston is a neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio.
A mostly African American neighborhood since the 1960s, it's known as the birthplace of actress Doris Day, 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.
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