Oakley is one of the 52 neighborhoods that make up Cincinnati located on the east side of the city
accessible via I-71. Oakley has gone through many name changes since its beginning. First known as
“Four Mile, “it was named after the “Four Mile House,” built by John Schrimper in 1846 to
accommodate wagon and stage coach drivers.
Today Oakley is a thriving business district with a beautiful housing core. While the neighborhood
was once predominately a working class neighborhood, it now serves an upscale population base and
is home to some of the cities hottest restaurants. Oakley was named “Best Neighborhood” in 2005 by