Cincinnati: Majestic Vision (Urban Tapestry)

Cincinnati: Majestic Vision (Urban Tapestry)


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"Buildings are symbols of how generations want to be remembered � ultimately, a city is its people. The generosity of spirit, vision, industry, and honesty will build on what went before."

So says Nick Clooney in his introduction to Cincinnati: Majestic Vision. An area native, Clooney knows Cincinnati-its past and its people-in a way others don't. "Over six decades," he writes, "I have collected thousands of mental snapshots of the city as I have beaten my narrow path through its history. That doesn't mean I 'know' the city. What I believe it to be as I write these words will have little validity tomorrow, much less a year from now. For a city is a living thing, and its structures � are nothing but framework for the quicksilver that makes a community thrive, grow, and change."

Aided by hundreds of images culled from the area's finest photographers, Clooney tries to capture in words the sustaining essence of this remarkable city.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781881096900
Publisher: Towery Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 07/01/2001
Series: Urban Tapestry Series
Pages: 494

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