Shopping in Cincinnati

Shoppers in Cincinnati are fortunate to choose from a diverse variety of shops, from large shopping malls to unique boutiques to gourmet grocery stores, all within the I-275 outer belt.

Kenwood Towne Center, ten miles north of the heart of downtown Cincinnati, features more than 175 stores on its sprawling campus. Anchor stores include Crate and Barrel, Nordstrom, Dillard’s, and Macy’s. Kenwood also features toy stores, home and beauty supply shops, sports supplies, men and women’s specialty shops, shoe stores, and a variety of housewares merchandisers. In addition, Kenwood offers shoppers over 30 eateries within the mall building, and several others, such as The Cheesecake Factory, in the immediate vicinity. Located just off I-71, its convenient location and abundant parking make for a pleasant shopping experience where you are certain to find anything you may be looking for.

The neighborhood of Hyde Park features an eclectic variety of smaller, boutique-style shops and cafes, in addition to a number of independent art galleries. The 2,000 block of Madison Road has six antique shops and two art galleries, and Hyde Park Square includes shops focusing on stationery, eyewear, jewelry, bicycle equipment, antique rugs, and even an independent bead shop. Hyde Park, with its 100 plus shops, cafes, boutiques, and galleries less than 5 miles from downtown Cincinnati, is an urban oasis for shoppers to explore. Hyde Park is located on Erie Avenue between Edwards and Michigan Streets in Cincinnati.

For shoppers in downtown Cincinnati, Tower Place is a multi-level shopping center located at Fourth and Race streets. Parking is available in Tower Place Mall’s convenient two-story parking garage to avoid the hassle of downtown parking. Stores at the Tower Place Mall include TJ Maxx, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tiffany and Company, and Brooks Brothers – just to name a few. The Tower Place Mall is also connected to downtown Cincinnati’s extensive skywalk system, linking it to numerous hotels and other shops in the immediate downtown area. 

Also located in downtown Cincinnati, in the historic Over-The-Rhine neighborhood, is Findlay Market. In operation since 1852, Findlay Market is the longest-running public market in Ohio. Venders and farmers from southwestern Ohio sell fresh meats, dairy, spices, flowers, and other food items in this large, indoor, facility. The Findlay Market also hosts a seasonal farmer’s market in the streets surrounding the market. Findlay Market is located at Race and Elder Streets in the Over-The-Rhine neighborhood several blocks from the heart of downtown.