By Kevin Williams
Okay, admittedly, this has nothing to do with food or the Amish but I find that I really love looking at buildings. Each structure has a story to tell through its windows, bricks, and doors. Whether it’s a soaring tower or a squat, angular brick beauty, the history and beauty conveyed through architecture is all-encompassing. So, I was in downtown Cincinnati over the weekend (more on that tomorrow) and shot these amazing buildings, plus one from my hometown. Enjoy this building tour!
The Carew Tower was long Cincinnati’s tallest building until being dethroned by the nearby Great American Building. The 49-story Carew Tower soars above the city and was opened in 1930.
The Macy’s headquarters cements Cincinnati’s status as a retail hub.
Tiffany & Co a retailer for the wealthy. Perhaps someday I’ll make enough to go in and buy a pack of gum (well, I don’t think sell any unless it is gold-plated)
The stately old concrete and striped Cincinnati post office…
Not sure what building this is, but it is high…
Got soap? Chances are you have their detergent in your laundry room or their soap in your cupboard…this is the headquarters of Cincinnati based Proctor & Gamble corp which makes everything from Tide to Head & Shoulders Shampoo.
A love this old building in my hometown…it operated a as a hotel for years. I know it was open as recently as 2008 because vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin stayed there before John McCain introduced her the next day in Dayton, Ohio as his running mate. She christened the place a “dump”, but it was a community gathering place for years…my high school prom was held here, we had Christmas dinners in their restaurant….SIGH, now it sits achingly empty….