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Fountain Square and the Genius of Water: The Heart of Cincinnati [NOOK Book]

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In 1871, Henry Probasco donated the Tyler Davidson Fountain to the people of the city of Cincinnati in honor of his brother-in-law. Probasco wanted to leave a practical and artistic gift to the city and its residents that had made both men fabulously wealthy. Though it was placed on Fifth Street, away from the central business district, the fountain became a centerpiece of the city around its boom years, and downtown Cincinnati grew up around the statue. Author Greg Rogers chronicles the history of the fountain ...
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Fountain Square and the Genius of Water: The Heart of Cincinnati

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Overview

In 1871, Henry Probasco donated the Tyler Davidson Fountain to the people of the city of Cincinnati in honor of his brother-in-law. Probasco wanted to leave a practical and artistic gift to the city and its residents that had made both men fabulously wealthy. Though it was placed on Fifth Street, away from the central business district, the fountain became a centerpiece of the city around its boom years, and downtown Cincinnati grew up around the statue. Author Greg Rogers chronicles the history of the fountain and its influence on the landscape and culture of the city.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016717807
  • Publisher: The History Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/4/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Greg Rogers is a partner with Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, where his office has overlooked Fountain Square for the past twenty five years. Greg is co-chair of the firm's Labor and Employment Law department. He handles all types of labor and employment disputes on behalf of employers and has been lead counsel in a number of ERISA, Title VII and LMRA class action cases. Human Resource Executive magazine has called him one of the top 100 of the "nation's most powerful employment attorneys." Greg has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, has been named an Ohio "Super Lawyer" and is recognized by Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business.
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