2018 House Tour Reveal – Cox Home / Library

This reveal is the historical building on the 2018 Clifton House Tour. George Barnesdale Cox. (1853-1916), nationally known for many years as the “Easy Boss of Cincinnati,” controlled city politics for over 25 years. When in his early 40s, “Boss” Cox contracted the region’s most prominent architectural firm, Hannaford & Sons, to build a residence … Continue reading 2018 House Tour Reveal – Cox Home / Library

2018 House Tour Reveal – Alscher Hancock House

Our fifth reveal for the 2018 Clifton House Tour is the Alscher Hancock House built in 2013. This imaginative exercise in residential infill integrates Twentieth Century Modernism with more recent contemporary architecture, while being distinct from, yet compatible with, the surrounding historically-inflected homes. The basically box-like form of their residence is actually an “L” shape … Continue reading 2018 House Tour Reveal – Alscher Hancock House

2018 House Tour Reveal – John G. Japp House

Our third reveal for the 2018 Clifton House Tour is the John G. Japp House, built in 1905. This splendid example of the American Four-Square architectural form (the cubical two-story equivalent of a one-story “bungalow’) is elaborated by subtle period references, while retaining its overall Arts & Crafts character. Each façade is almost symmetrical with … Continue reading 2018 House Tour Reveal – John G. Japp House

2018 House Tour Reveal – Kineon-Lloyd House

Our first reveal for the 2018 Clifton House Tour is the Kineon-Lloyd House, built in 1887. The Kineon-Lloyd House is an excellent example of the late 19th-century Richardsonian Romanesque Style, named after the influential Boston architect Henry Hobson Richardson (1838-1886). His great local work was also one of his last: The Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce … Continue reading 2018 House Tour Reveal – Kineon-Lloyd House