Settled by Germans in the late nineteenth century, OTR has the largest collection of brick Italianate buildings. Trendy restaurants, bars and boutiques are scattered throughout the neighborhood. Residents can also enjoy the refreshed Washington Park and Ziegler Park and walk to Findlay Market and the Central Business District, with ease. The new streetcar connects the neighborhood to the CBD and the riverfront. Plenty of loft style condos and single-family homes are available. Most residences have been built new or renovated within the last 10 years. Young professionals and empty nesters are drawn to this lively walkable neighborhood in the heart of the city.