Spring House Gazebo in Eden Park – Cincinnati

This Moorish styled Gazebo is within eye sight of Mirror Lake, both of which are located within Eden Park. The gazebo was designed and construction completed in 1904, making it the oldest enduring structure in the Cincinnati park system. The Spring House Gazebo is also famous for the Remus Incident. The Remus Incident in a…

Citizen Jane Movie Screening

Written/Photography Andrew Livelsberger Our professional photography service, Best Light Photographic, was recently hired to cover a local event at the Gateway Film Center on High Street in Columbus.  The Center for Architecture and Design (CFAD) was having a documentary screening and a panel Q&A.    There was an interesting by product of this event for me…

Churches In Logan Ohio

Written and photography by: Andrew Livelsberger Background: St. John’s Catholic Church351 North Market StreetLogan, OH 43138 First Presbyterian Church of Logan2 West Hunter StreetLogan, OH 43138 Impression: It was an unusually warm day for February in Ohio.  We woke to 30F, and the day showed promise of reaching 52F. We were originally going to participate…

One Big Gavel – Ohio Supreme Court-Yard

The Ohio Supreme Court Building, known as the Thomas J . Moyer Ohio Judicial Center since 2011, started as an idea in 1913 and completed construction in 1933.  The building housed many State of Ohio Departments.  It also housed the State House of Representatives in the 1990’s during State House renovations. In 1998, plans began…

The Ohio State House

Steeped in history, this building is open to the public during normal hours for guided and self guided tours.  I found the easiest way to get there is to go to the state underground parking(not very expensive) which has an entrance that leads right into the building and is pretty close to the museum and tour center….

John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge

The John A. Roebling bridge connects Cincinnati, OH to Covington, KY. In 1866, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world spanning 1,057 feet.  The bridge was named after the designer/engineer. If you want a detailed history of the bridge, check out the Wikipedia article. The image above was taken while on a tour…

Iconic Architecture – The Lincoln-Leveque Tower

When you are looking at a cities skyline, there are buildings or structures that are distinct to each.   That holds true for the iconic Lincoln-Leveque Tower in downtown Columbus, OH. I used to work on the 5th floor of the Leveque Tower back in the late 1990’s early 2000’s.   The State of Ohio…