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 feature the Palm Court area which contain… Continue reading Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza / Palm Court
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 Temple, one of the oldest synagogue buildings in the United States
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” that I produced for my website. A higher resolution image was needed to accommodate the… Continue reading 2012 Business Courier Book of Lists – Virtual Tour of Cincinnati Landmarks
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.
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.
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. This was how people got… Continue reading Fairview Park Steps
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 in the 1950’s.
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 latin liturgy. Click on… Continue reading St. Mark’s Catholic 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.
Here are several 360 panoramas from the long abandoned “Reformed Church.” Lots of texture and clutter here!
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… Continue reading Cincinnati from the Carew Tower
Some panos that I took back in 2007 but never made it to the blog until now!
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.
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… Continue reading Union Terminal, Cincinnati
Here are a few panos from the opening day parade and fans going into the Great American Ball Park. It was a most beautiful day which brought out a record crowd to view the parade with estimates of around 100,000 people lining the streets. You couldn’t go wrong by wearing red since both the Cincinnati… Continue reading Cincinnati Reds Baseball Opening Day 2010
Here are some panos that I shot over at the beautiful Memorial Hall in Cincinnati. Memorial hall was designed by the famed Cincinnati architecture firm Samuel Hannaford & Sons. Also be sure to check out the pano for the American Classical Music Hall of Fame which has it’s home in Memorial Hall.
Here is a view from on stage in the Springer Auditorium at the Cincinnati Music Hall. I shot this image right after the final rehearsal for the evening performance by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra of “Latin Nights” featuring guest conductor Kristjan Jarvi, who is the brother of the orchestra’s Music Director, Paavo Jarvi. The music… Continue reading Music Hall, Cincinnati
A pano featuring the strange and wonderful interior stylings over at Lightborne Productions. I really like the “Dinosaur Spine” stairway. Make sure to visit the Lightborne page to see all 4 panos especially the “Green Corridor.”
Here is a panorama I did for Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy. Visit the CHCA page to see a couple more and a link to the whole collection of 14 panos in action over at the school’s website.
Here is one of two new panoramas that I made of St. Rose Church. The interior was recently repainted so I returned to document the new look. Be sure to visit the St. Rose page to see both panos and find links to the previous tour so that you can compare for yourself the old… Continue reading St. Rose Catholic Church, Cincinnati