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Cincinnati Music Hall

Cincinnati, Ohio
County of Hamilton.
1243 Elm Street
National Register Number: 70000496
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Recreation & Culture - music facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: OH-1 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: auditorium.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 2, 1974):
Constructed in 1878, this is an early civic center built in Victorian Gothic style, joining a music hall and industrial exhibition halls displaying work of important Cincinnati architect, Samuel Hannaford. It was used for popular 19th-century German-American Singing Festivals.

Development in area. Park across the street to be the site of an underground garage. New housing being developed. The School for Creative and Performing Arts is erecting a new building two blocks away.

Upgrading M.E.P. and patron amenities.

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