The Cincinnati honeymoon cottage of William Howard Taft (1857-1930) is for sale, prompting fears that it could be torn down for new houses.
Built in 1886 for Taft's bride, Nellie, the six-bedroom Shingle-style house has been on the market for about a month for $700,000. Although Taft's nearby boyhood home is a National Historic Site overseen by the National Park Service, the Quarry is not listed as a local landmark, and the riverview property is zoned for multi-family housing.
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