Originally Posted by ColDayMan
Cincinnati, like Pittsburgh, is fragmented due to the hills to have a "continuous" corridor of "vibrant commercial districts." Cincinnati (and Pittsburgh) have far more commercial districts throughout the city than St. Louis/Richmond due to the topography.
I agree with you about Pittsburgh; I respectfully disagree about Cincinnati.
Both are cities I've visited more than five times each-- Cincinnati may have some cohesive districts, but none-- I repeat-- none, is as vibrant as any in St. Louis. I stand by that observation. Pittsburgh is a different story.