CINCINNATI — Mount Adams restaurant The Rookwood quietly closed Monday, the owner posted on Facebook.
"We've worked hard to always do something different for 8 years to make The Rookwood one of the best restaurants in Cincinnati," Joe Creighton's post reads. "It will be with great sadness that I am announcing today that we will be closed effective immediately."
Creighton went on to say that he was unable to come to a lease agreement with the building's landlord. He said he is "excited to invest all of our time downtown in the city that I love."
Creighton also owns and operates Cheapside Cafe downtown and Cheapside Corner in Over-the-Rhine.
The Rookwood — located at 1077 Celestial Street — was built in 1892 and was home to Rookwood Pottery, according to the restaurant's website.
The large Tudor-style building sits atop Mount Adams and offers a unique view of the Queen City. The restaurant was known for showcasing farm-to-table dishes, seafood and fresh-cut meats.