Providing the western edge of ridge of downtown basin sits Mt. Echo Park, with a sweeping view of the Ohio River. Starting with purchase of the land in 1908, over the following decades the park say numerous improvements. The pavilion provides a stunning setting for a wedding but the tucked away picnic shelter is a beauty hiding in plain sight. Designed by architect R. Carl Freund and built by the WPA, the stone chimneys and low roof are a nod to Frank Lloyd Wright.
"Mt. Echo Park - Cincinnati" http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/west/mt-echo-park/ The Cincinnati Historical Society. The Bicentenial Guide to Cincinnati: A Portrait of Two Hundred Years . 1988 Cincinnati Magazine. May 2002. Pg 57 and 130
Project originally submitted by Joe Gayetsky on June 13, 2017.
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