OVER-THE-RHINE, OH (FOX19 NOW) - Cincinnati is home to one of the coolest neighborhoods in North America according to a new survey from real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield.
Over-The-Rhine was ranked among the top 15 coolest streets. Brooklyn's Sunset Park and Chicago's Logan Square were the only two neighborhoods ranked ahead of OTR.
Each neighborhood was ranked using the "Hip-O-Meter." Real estate professionals across the United States and Canada ranked the neighborhoods based on a variety of factors, including livability and retail, retail and residential rents and demographics.
OTR was listed as "Up & Coming, The Next Big Thing" on the "Hip-O-Meter." It ranked highest – four on a five-point scale – in walkability, food, nightlife, music, arts and diversity. The lowest score was a one in bike friendliness and a two in access to higher education.
Taft's Ale House, Christian Moerlein, Rhinegeist, Senate and Taste of Belgium all get mentions in the survey of OTR.
Elsewhere in Ohio, Cleveland's East 4th Street/Gateway District and the Flats (East Bank) made the top 100 list. Columbus' Short North/High Street also made the list with some favorable reviews.
Check out the full report here.