Covington, KY Photos

Across the Ohio River from Cincinnati by the Roebling Suspension Bridge, Covington straddled a major early development route westward from which some heritage architecture remains.

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Roebling Suspension Bridge. Covington, KY.Ohio River with paddlewheel steamboat. Covington, KY.Kentucky waterfront of Ohio River. Covington, KY.Steamboat stacks on Ohio River. Covington, KY.
Roebling Suspension Bridge (1856-67) 1,057 ft span was longest in world when opened. Roeblings went on to build Brooklyn bridge. Covington, KY. Architect: John A. Roebling & Washington Roebling. On National Register.Ohio River with paddlewheel steamboat docked. Covington, KY.Kentucky waterfront of Ohio River. Covington, KY.Steamboat stacks on Ohio River. Covington, KY.
Roebling Suspension Bridge reflected in Covington highrise. Covington, KY.Highrise next to Roebling bridge. Covington, KY.Modern highrises along Ohio River. Covington, KY.Mother of God Roman Catholic Church spires. Covington, KY.
Roebling Suspension Bridge reflected in Covington highrise. Covington, KY.Modern highrises with round windows next to Roebling bridge. Covington, KY.Modern highrises along Ohio River. Covington, KY.Mother of God Roman Catholic Church spires. Covington, KY.
Narrow West 6th St. houses. Covington, KY.Narrow West 6th St. houses. Covington, KY.527 Russell St. Covington, KY.44 W 5th St. Covington, KY.
Narrow West 6th St. houses in Mutter Gottes historic district. Covington, KY. Style: Italianate Saltbox.Narrow West 6th St. houses. Covington, KY. Style: Italianate Saltbox.Narrow purple house with blue trim (527 Russell St.). Covington, KY. Style: Italianate Saltbox.44 W 5th St. (1871). Covington, KY.
Doorway with sculpted faces. Covington, KY.Iron fence. Covington, KY.House with tiles. Covington, KY.Arts & Crafts movement tiles. Covington, KY.
Doorway with sculpted faces (28 W 5th St.). Covington, KY.Iron fence at 28 W 5th St. Covington, KY.House with round front & inset tiles (515 Russell St.). Covington, KY.Array of Arts & Crafts movement tiles (515 Russell St.). Covington, KY.
Arts & Crafts movement tile of man with beard. Covington, KY.Arts & Crafts movement tile of man with lace collar. Covington, KY.Array of Arts & Crafts movement tiles. Covington, KY.Former fire hall. Covington, KY.
Arts & Crafts movement tile of man with beard (515 Russell St.). Covington, KY.Arts & Crafts movement tile of man with lace collar (515 Russell St.). Covington, KY.Array of Arts & Crafts movement tiles (515 Russell St.). Covington, KY.Former fire hall (W 6th St. & Washington). Covington, KY.
United States Court House. Covington, KY.Commercial building. Covington, KY.Commercial building. Covington, KY.Commercial building. Covington, KY.
United States Court House. Covington, KY.Commercial building (921 Madison). Covington, KY.Commercial building (525-7 Madison). Covington, KY.Commercial building (535 Madison). Covington, KY.
Commercial building. Covington, KY.Madison streetscape. Covington, KY.Sapphire Room. Covington, KY.Corner of Madison & W Pike. Covington, KY.
Commercial building (601 Madison). Covington, KY.Madison streetscape. Covington, KY.Sapphire Room (611 Madison). Covington, KY.Corner of Madison & W Pike. Covington, KY.
Streetscape along W Pike. Covington, KY.Commercial building. Covington, KY.U.S. Bank building. Covington, KY.Mutual Fire Insurance building. Covington, KY.
Streetscape along W Pike. Covington, KY.Commercial building (38 & 40 West Pike). Covington, KY.U.S. Bank building (Madison & W Pike). Covington, KY.Mutual Fire Insurance building (621-9 Madison). Covington, KY.
Commercial building with horses head. Covington, KY.Spirit of Progress tile mural. Covington, KY.Tiled commercial building. Covington, KY.1113 Madison. Covington, KY.
Commercial building with horses head (717 Madison). Covington, KY.Spirit of Progress tile mural (725-9 Madison). Covington, KY.Tiled commercial building (725-9 Madison). Covington, KY.1113 Madison. Covington, KY.
Second Empire style row house. Covington, KY.Carving of farmer & young colt on U.S. Post Office. Covington, KY.Carving of woman & young boy on U.S. Post Office. Covington, KY.Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption. Covington, KY.
Second Empire style row house (811 Scott St.). Covington, KY.Carving of farmer & young colt on U.S. Post Office (1939). Covington, KY.Carving of woman reading to young boy among tobacco crop on U.S. Post Office (1939). Covington, KY.Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (1130 Madison Ave.). Covington, KY. Architect: David Davis. On National Register.

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