Railway Stations. Central Union Station (PI. D, 5), Central Ave. & 3rd
St., used by the C C. C. & St. L., the B. & 0., the C. & O., the L & N.,
and other lines; Pan Handle or Pennsylvania Depot (PI. F, 4), Pearl & Butler
Sts., for the Pennsylvania lines, the L. * N. P.. R., etc.; Cincinnati,
Hamilton, it Dayton Depot (PI. C, 4, 5), 6th St.; Chesapeake it Ohio Station
(PI. D, 5), 4th St., near Smith St.; Court Street Station (PI. E, 3), for the
Cin., Lebanon, & N. R. R. and other lines. — Omnibuses and Cabs meet
the principal trains (to the hotel", 50 c- each).
Hotels. Grand Hotel (PL a; D, 4, 5), Central Ave., cor. 4th St., $3-5,
R. from $11/2; 'St. Nicholas (PI. b; D, 4), Race St., cor. 4th St., R. from
$2; Alms Hotel, cor. of McMillan St. and Alms PI. (PI. F, G, 1), $3-5;
Burnet Ho. (PI. d; 1>, 4), Vine St., cor. 3rd St.; Gibson Ho. (PI. e; D, E, 4),
Walnut St., near 4th St., $3-5, R. from i>/s; Emery (PI. f; D, 4), R. from
SI; Dennison, cor. of 5th and Main Sts., R. from 75c.; Honing, 422 Vine
St., near 4th St. (for men), R. from $ 1; Martins, 537 Walnut St.; Palace
(PI. g; D, 4), $2'/2-3i/2; Sterling (PL c; C, 4), Mound St., from $2; The
Stag (PI. h; D, 4), «0 Vine St. (for men), R. from 75 c; Monro, 29 W.
7th Street (for men), with Turkish Baths, R. from $ 1.
Restaurants. "St. Nicholas Hotel, see above; Stag Cafi, see above;
Gibson Cafe", Walnut St.; Majestic Cafi, 526 Vine St.; Bismarck, Mercantile
Library Building; Martins, see above; Sulamoni, 9 Sbillito Ave.; Women's
Exchange, Race St., near 4th St. There are numerous fair restaurants with
moderate charges throughout the business-quarter. — Beer Gardens, in the
German style (concerts in summer), abound on the hills round the city.
Tramways (electric) traverse all the chief streets and suburbs, in¬
cluding Covington and Newport (p. 3S7). Some of them afford charming
rides of 5-15 M. Uniform fare 5 c. — Cabs: per drive, each pers. 25-50c;
with two horses, 1-2 pers. $ 1, each addit. pers. 50 c.; per hr. $2, each
addit. hr. $ l>/2; heavy luggage extra. — Four Inclined Planes (,-imilar
to those at Pittsburg, p. 296) ascend to the tops of the surrounding bills:
(1). Mount Adams (PI. E, 4); (2). Cincinnati tt Clifton (PI. D, 2); (3). Price's
Hill (PL A, 4); (4). Fairview Heights Incline (PL C, 2). Comp. p. 386. —
Steamers ply to the chief ports on the Ohio and Mississippi.
Theatres. Grand Opera Ho. (PL D, 4), Vine St.; Walnut St. Theatre
(PL D, E, 4), Walnut St.; Robinson's Opera Ho. (P1.D,4), cor. Plum & 9th
Sts.; Heuck's (PL D, 3), 1213 Vine St.; People's Theatre (PL D, 3), cor. of
13th and Vine Sts.; The Lyceum (formerly Freeman's Th.; PI. D, 4), Cen¬
tral Ave.; Columbia , or Fountain Sq. Theatre (PL D, 4), Lodge Str., ad¬
joining Fountain Sq. Some of these are open on Sunday.
Pleasure Resorts (open in summer, with theatrical performances,
concerts, etc.; much frequented by all classes). Zoological Gardens, see
p. 386. The Lagoon (beyond PL A, 5), on the Kentucky side of the river,
opposite Price's Hill, with park and lake (tramway in 1/2 hr., 5 c). — Chester
Park, 5 M. to the N. (tramway 5 c), with a fine bicycle-track. — Coney
Island, 10 M. up the river, reached by hourly steamers from Ihe foot of
Vine St. (PL E, 5). — Queen City Bathing Beach at Dayton, on the Kentucky
side of the river, to the E. of Cinncinnati- — Symphony Concerts, every
fortnight in winter in the Springer Music Hall (p. 386).
Post Office (PL E, 4), 5th St. (6 a.m. to 10 p.m.).
Cincinnati (430-550 ft. above the sea), the second city of Ohio
and one of the most important manufacturing and commercial centres
of the Middle West, is finely situated on several terraces rising from
the right (N.) bank of the Ohio and is surrounded by an amphi¬
theatre of hills 400-500 ft. high. It has a frontage of 14 M. on the
river. The main portion of the city is regularly laid out and its
streets are well paved. The chief shopping district is bounded by
4th, Main, 7th, and Elm Sts. The best residential quarters are