Avondale: It Takes a Village

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Urban Roots Blog — Avondale: It Takes a Village

Post-1968 Riots in Avondale, Image Courtesy of Ohio History Connection, Memory Project.
Avondale just after the 1967 Riots. Also in view, Stag Barber Shop. Image courtesy of Cincinnati Museum Center Library Archives Moving Images Collection.
Virginia Apartments in Avondale today, 2021.

“they did encroach on the neighborhood.”

“it’s going to take a village to make Avondale grow.”

Former Lexington Avenue Synagogue before it became c. 1930. Image Courtesy of Ohio History Connection, Memory Project.
Southern Baptist Church today, 2021.
St. John AME Zion Church today, 2021.

Meanwhile, Andria told us that between the 1970s and today,

“the hospital has grown by leaps and bound”

Locals can get fresh produce from the mobile market every Wednesday on the corner of Rockdale and Reading.

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