Offering a pleasing variety of upscale, single-family homes, Mt. Lookout is known for its attractive housing options and solid real estate values. Beautiful condominiums create the opportunity for a low-maintenance lifestyle, attracting many singles and professionals to the area. Families are equally at home in Mt. Lookout, where the community spirit is especially warm and bright. An active civic club sponsors the holiday luminaria lighting, and community gatherings or block parties are popular diversions. Mt. Lookout Square features an eclectic collection of shops and eateries, although the Cincinnati Observatory Center is the crown jewel of attractions. This national historic landmark opened in 1873. Residents are 12 minutes from downtown and a 25-minute drive from the airport.