The Palisades of Mount Adams

The Palisades of Mount Adams is an upscale sub-urban condominium building offering buyers seven distinct plans for the ten available units. The units vary in size from 2700 to 3900 square feet and offer dramatic views of the Cincinnati skyline and the riverfront.

The design seeks to re-establish the urban edge as much of the area surrounding the project remains undeveloped. Terracing down the slope in three independent levels, the base houses parking for twenty-four cars while “perching” the units above the street for privacy. Using the necessary economies of a similar floor plate, the units are differentiated in plan, responding to the varied views and site conditions. The curtain wall is further manipulated, creating a variation of interior and exterior spaces. High performance laminated glazing and acoustic insulation mitigate the traffic noise.

Photography: Hal Barkan