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Latonia's History And Efforts To Revitalize

Lisa Gillham's book provides a look at the history of Latonia.
Lisa Gillham's book provides a look at the history of Latonia.

The Northern Kentucky neighborhood of Latonia was an independent city until 1909, when it was annexed by the city of Covington. Once known for horse racing, Latonia, like many communities in Greater Cincinnati, has seen its share of ups and downs during its 150 year history.

As part of the WCPO.com series, Our Forgotten Neighborhoods, 9 On Your Side/WCPO.com Managing Editor of Opinion and Engagement David Holthaus and photojournalist Emily Maxwell took a closer look at the community of Latonia.

David Holthausjoins us this afternoon, along with Latonia historian Lisa Gillham, to discuss the neighborhood's history and recent efforts at revitalization.

To read WCPO.com's Our Forgotten Neighborhoods: Latonia, click here

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