Community Spotlight: Mariemont

Tudor style buildings in downtown Mariemont located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Mariemont began as a planned community in the 1920s that eventually evolved into a desirable residential haven with a family-oriented atmosphere.

The housing is widely varied to include single-family homes, duplexes, townhouses, and apartments. The village square serves as the heart of the community, lined with services, shops, and dining establishments. Distinguished as the only village with an elected town crier, Mariemont is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Recreational facilities are well-developed and include a village pool, tennis courts, sports fields, and lush parks. The school in this are area some of the most desirable in the tri-state region.

Mariemont Market Information

Mariemont was founded in 1923 by Mary Emery as a planned community with architecture designed to mimic an old English village. Today, Mariemont is comprised of two overlapping historic districts, the Village of Mariemont and the Mariemont Historic District. Both are designated as National Historic Landmarks. The Mariemont Historic District is also listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

The Village was carefully planned to include shopping, banking, and other essentials in the center of town. Commercial and municipal buildings were built in Tudor or English Gothic design to create the old English Village atmosphere.

The population of under 3,500 is made up of mostly office professionals, including management, sales, business, and financial occupations. Most of the residents are families, attracted to the community by its village atmosphere, shopping and entertainment options, and school system.

A wide variety of restaurants and specialty shops are within walking distance for most residents, with larger shopping options a short drive away in Kenwood Towne Center, Hyde Park Square, and Rookwood Commons. Downtown Cincinnati is less than 20 minutes away along US Route 50.

The Mariemont City School District services Mariemont and the surrounding neighborhoods. The district consistently achieves a rating of “Excellent” on the Ohio annual report card, and Mariemont High School is a National Blue Ribbon School.

Homes in Mariemont consist of a mix of single-family, two-family, townhouses, and apartments. Single-family houses are available from around $150,000 to over $1,000,000, the average being around $350,000.

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