Nestled in the heart of Cincinnati, Norwood is a thriving community in transition.The spirit and determination of the citizens has brought new life to this village. Today, Norwood offers choice real estate that blends with a growing commercial sector.
You will find charming older homes including many victorian houses along gas-lit treelined streets throughout this neighborhood. City services are a priority for the community. Retail and commercial growth is a major attraction for business and residents. Its prime location places Norwood literally in the center of the city, easily accessed by I-75, I-71 and the Norwood Lateral. University and Bethesda hospitals are minutes away. Shopping opportunities have doubled with the opening of Rookwood Pavilion, Rookwood Commons and new business in the heart of downtown Norwood. Finally, Norwood offers a variety of restaurants as well as a major hotel.
Queen City Metro Bus service serves the Norwood area. Ideally set between I-71 and I-75, the city's own Norwood Lateral connects the super highways. Norwood is ten minutes from Downtown Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
The Bethesda Family Clinic is located in Norwood. Citizens benefit from living close to many area hospitals. "Rookwood Medical Center" is located along I-71 and is a state-of-the-art facility with an emergency department as well as primary care offices.
"Jewish Hospital Kenwood" is located in Sycamore Township and is only a 10-minute drive. This hospital features a state-of-the-art patient tower as well as a 24-hour emergency department. It is the region’s only adult Blood & Marrow Transplant Center. "Bethesda North Hospital", a Level One Trauma Center, is located in Montgomery and is a 10-minute drive away.
Other Cincinnati area hospitals, such as The Christ Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital and the Children’s Hospital Medical Center are located within a 15-minute drive. Many uptown groups of doctor’s offices are also within easy access. One of the most advanced medical facilities in the country for research is located within the (Cincinnati) University Hospital complex, located in nearby Avondale.
An area of approximately 2.5 square miles, Norwood is host to three large shopping centers and only minutes from others. Surrey Square Mall and Central Park Mall are located in the heart of downtown Norwood. Rookwood Pavilion and Rookwood Commons are located on the outskirts of Norwood. Shopping includes supermarkets, clothing, discount, hardware, car dealerships, books, furniture and more.
Recreational opportunities abound for Norwood's residents. The city's parks system maintains nine neighborhood parks featuring ball fields, swimming pools, tennis courts, basketball courts and picnic areas. Norwood's Recreation Commission, Community Center and YMCA offer a wide range of facilities, equipment and programs.