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Thanks for visiting. Here you can see my recent INTERACTIVE 360Around VR Panoramic Photography. Just look for the images that say "Click for 360around" on the side. CLICKING on it will OPEN up the interactive version if there is only one panorama for that subject or it will take you to a page with multiple panoramas to choose from. Then CLICK AND DRAG IN THE IMAGE to rotate around the viewpoint. Panoramas are best viewed FULL SCREEN, be sure to click on the full screen button in the menu bar that is in the lower left corner of the panorama. To see some of my older panoramas or special projects click on the various links below.

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American Sign Museum

The American Sign Museum

I should say, the “new” American Sign Museum. Just recently moved into this larger space, they are better suited to grow and also to host special events. Several years ago I did a couple panos from the old space and I thought it would be appropriate to get a more […]

Roebling Suspension Bridge, Cincinnati

John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge

This mini tour has 2 pano views, one from the top of each tower of the Roebling Suspension Bridge that connects Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky. The bridge was formally opened in 1867 and was the first bridge to cross the Ohio River between Ohio and Kentucky. This bridge […]

HHS Mandate Protest, Cincinnati June 8, 2012

HHS-Mandate Protest

Cincinnati was one of 146 different US cities to host a rally to protest the Obama administration mandate forcing religious universities, charities, and other groups to pay for abortifacient drugs and other birth control for students and employees.

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza / Palm Court

Palm Court at The Hilton Cincinnati

The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel is a nice example of French Art-Deco architecture. Much of the decorative work was created in France several years before construction of the building and exhibited at the 1925 Exhibition of Decorative Art in Paris. The three panoramas included in this tour […]

Cincinnati City Hall

Cincinnati City Hall, St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, Plum Street Temple

Cincinnati City Hall, the government seat for the City of Cincinnati, is across 8th St. from St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, the spiritual seat for the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, and that is across the street from the Plum Street […]

2012 Business Courier Book of Lists – Virtual Tour of Cincinnati Landmarks

Book of Lists

Carew Tower Observation Deck – Click image for virtual tour

For the 2012 Cincinnati Business Courier Book of Lists cover photo, I needed to create a high resolution photograph from the Carew Tower Observation Deck. This was a close approximation of the viewpoint I used for an earlier “tower pano” […]

Procter and Gamble World Headquarters

Procter and Gamble Headquarters

The Procter and Gamble Company, founded in 1837, was ranked by “Fortune” magazine in 2011 at 5th place in the “World’s Most Admired Companies” list. It manufactures a wide range of consumer goods in facilities around the world.

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The Cincinnati Observatory

16" Alvan Clark Telescope

The Cincinnati Observatory is known as the “Birthplace of American Astronomy.” The 12″ Merz and Mahler Telescope was the second largest telescope in the world when it became operational in 1845, it is still in use today. The Cincinnati Observatory was the United State’s first public observatory with the original […]

Ida Street Bridge, Mt Adams, Cincinnati

View from the Bridge

This bridge affords a nice view of downtown Cincinnati from the Mt Adams neighborhood. You can see the large empty lot downtown where the Horseshoe Casino will be built.

Cincinnati, Great American City

Great American City

This panorama features the Great American Ballpark, home to the Cincinnati Reds baseball team and the Great American Tower building, I guess Cincinnati is a Great American city! Also, the US Bank Arena can be seen.

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Fairview Park Steps

Lots of Steps

Cincinnati, on the banks of the Ohio River, sets in a valley and is surrounded by hills. There are several sets of long stairways around town, some still maintained, a lot have disintegrated. These date from the earlier days of the city before car travel was practical. […]

Bellevue Hill Pavilion

The Whimsical Bellevue Pavilion

This is the Bellevue Pavilion standing on the former site of the opulent Bellevue House at the apex of one of the many inclines that once surrounded downtown Cincinnati. The interesting Pavilion, designed by R. Carl Freund and built in 1955, was host to many outdoor dances that were popular […]

St. Mark’s Catholic Church

St. Mark's Church

St. Mark’s Church in Cincinnati, Ohio was recently shut down and the community merged with a few other small parish communities at another location. It is currently being utilized by a group that hopes to be able to restore the church for use as a dedicated parish centered on the traditional […]

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church

Our Lady of Perpetual Help – Abandoned Church

Another long abandoned church building in the Sedamsville neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cincinnati Preservation Society managed to forestall the immanent destruction of this building with the hope of finding someone to buy and renovate the structure.

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First German Reformed Church

First German Reformed Church View 3

Here are several 360 panoramas from the long abandoned “Reformed Church.” Lots of texture and clutter here!

St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

St. Mary's Cathedral Nave

This is a beautiful Basilica located in Covington, Kentucky that I produced a 360 VR panorama of several years ago. I recently went back and did a full blown 360 interactive tour this time. Click the image above to visit the tour page.

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Cincinnati from the Carew Tower

I was recently inspired to produce a “tower pano” from the top of the Carew Tower in Cincinnati. The Carew Tower is the only skyscraper in Cincinnati that has an observation deck that is open to the public. The deck is actually on the top of the building with unobstructed views in all directions. Most […]

Mt. Airy Forest Treehouse

Some panos that I took back in 2007 but never made it to the blog until now!

Mt. Airy Forest Treehouse

Erich Kunzel Center for Arts and Education, Cincinnati

This post features the Corbett Theater, the “crowning jewel” of the new center. It is the home of the School for the Creative and Performing Arts and Schiel Primary School for Arts Enrichment. It provides K-12 education in the arts and maintains high academic standards as well.

Corbett Theater

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Union Terminal, Cincinnati

Union Terminal was originally built as a railroad terminal and opened in 1933. It now houses the Museum Center. The rotunda of this architecturally significant building features the largest half-dome in the western hemishere, 180 feet wide and 106 feet high. Be sure to visit the Little Planets page to see the interesting projections of […]