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Cincinnati Glencoe-Auburn Place

Cincinnati Glencoe-Auburn Place Hotel and Row Houses

Glencoe-Auburn Place in Cincinnati is unlike anything I’ve seen before. It’s almost like a different world. And if you weren’t looking for it you’d never know it was there. You’re driving through comfy Cincinnati¬†Mount Auburn suburbia and take a turn down a rather normal looking street. Within a block you think you’ve run into a movie set for an end-of-the-world apocalypse movie. Abandoned boarded up buildings, graffiti, weeds taller than people, and broken windows. The Glencoe-Auburn complex was built in the late 1800’s and consists of row house apartment buildings and the Glencoe-Auburn Hotel. Originally designed for the wealthy, by the mid-1900’s it was mainly inhabited by low income tenants and had fallen into disrepair and was later abandoned. In the early 2000’s it was recognized as a historic district. These are part of my Cincinnati photo gallery.

It’s eerie. Ominous. And great for pictures.

Abandoned Glencoe-Auburn Hotel in Cincinnati Ohio. The Glencoe-Auburn Hotel and Glencoe-Auburn Place Row Houses were built in the late 1800's and are listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The complex is currently abandoned and in extremely poor condition. (Paul Velgos)

 

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