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By: Julie Kelly
When I started my series, Cincinnati, the City of Seven Hills, I had no idea one of the original hills was Fairmount. I've lived in Cincinnati most of my life (on the east side) and I don't remember ever hearing the name, Fairmount. Apparently, Fairmount is a small area in the west part of Cincinnati, located between Glenway Avenue (to the South) and Western Northern Boulevard (to the North). And, it is subdivided into North Fairmount and South Fairmount.
When I told a friend I was writing about Fairmount, he said, "Why buy one house in Hyde Park when you can buy a dozen for the same price in Fairmount?" After thinking about what he said, I decided to put his comment to the test, and here's what I learned…