Tag: Ohio

Fountain of the books

The Amelia Valerio Weinberg Memorial Fountain in front of the Main Library in Cincinnati, Ohio. Books and fountains together: what could be better?

A book lover’s dream library

As much as the Cincinnati Main Library¬†is a first-class modern facility (built in 1955 and expanded in 1982 and 1997), its previous home is still a subject of fascination. Photos of “Old Main” feature prominently on the library’s website, Flickr,…

Raining down watery blessings

Sitting atop the Tyler Davidson Fountain, the Genius of the Waters holds out her hands to bless the city of Cincinnati, Ohio with life-giving water. The fountain was placed in Fountain Square in 1871 by successful businessman Henry Probasco to…